Scaife signed with Cincinnati as free agent 8-5-11, after six seasons with Tennessee, but was lost for season due to neck injury suffered in Aug. 25 preseason game vs. Carolina ... Averaged 41.9 catches and 397.1 yards per year with Titans ... Scored career-best four TDs in 2010, with 36 catches for 318 yards ... His receiving totals are 251 catches for 2383 yards and 12 TDs ... Was immediate success with Tennessee after being drafted in sixth round in 2005.
2011 RECAP: Placed Sept. 3 on Reserve/Injured list after suffering a neck injury in a preseason game Aug. 25 vs. Carolina … Saw action in three preseason games, including one start Aug. 21 at N.Y. Jets, totaling two catches for 12 yards.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2010 - Played in 14 Titans games with 13 starts … His 36 catches ranked fourth on the team … In win Sept. 12 vs. Oakland, he converted a key third-and-11 play with a 26-yard gain and later had a TD catch … Led team in receiving yards (53) in win Oct. 18 at Jacksonville, and his two-yard TD catch gave Tennessee at 14-0 lead … Led team Nov. 14 at Miami in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (51) … Had first career game of two TD catches on Dec. 9 vs. Indianapolis.
2009—Ranked third on Titans in receptions (45) … Missed two games with a knee sprain … In win Nov. 29 vs. Arizona, had a 19-yard catch on game-winning 99-yard TD drive.
2008—His career highs of 58 receptions and 561 yards helped Titans to AFC-best 13-3 record … Played 16 games for the second straight year (seven starts), and he started playoff loss vs. Baltimore, catching four-for-23 … Had first career 100-yard game (six-for-105) Sept. 7 vs. Jacksonville, and his career-long 44-yard catch set up game-winning TD in fourth quarter … Career-best 10 catches in win Nov. 9 at Chicago.
2007—Played in every game and made career-high 15 starts, helping Titans to 10-6 record and Wild Card playoff berth … Missed the playoff game due to lacerated liver suffered in season finale at Indianapolis … His 46 receptions ranked third on team … Tied for team receptions lead (five) on Nov. 25 at Bengals.
2006—Posted career-best average-per-catch (12.8 on 29-for-370), playing 14 Titans games with 12 starts … On Nov. 12 vs. Baltimore, caught two-for-48 and scored a 13-yard rushing TD after a pitch from former Texas teammate Vince Young … On Nov. 26 vs. N.Y. Giants, his TD catch was one of three fourth-quarter scores in a 24-21 comeback win.
2005—Drafted by Tennessee in sixth round (179th overall) … Played in every game and totaled 37 catches, a franchise rookie record, for 273 yards with two TDs … Scored first TD on Oct. 2 vs. Indianapolis.
COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Texas (2001-04) … Finished second among TEs for career receptions (85) and finished third among TEs in receiving yards (997) … First-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Denver, Colo. … Attended J.K. Mullen High School, earning two-time first-team Class 5A all-state honors and Parade All-American nod … Also an all-state baseball player … Has a daughter, Mia Raye … Graduated from Texas with degree in education … Overcame three serious knee injuries (ACL)—one in high school and two in college—to reach the NFL … As a youth, earned black belts in taekwondo and shotokan … Last name is pronounced SKAYF (sounds like “safe” with a ‘K’).