Chad Scott had 0 sacks, 21 interceptions, and 4 touchdowns off interceptions during his career. He was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 24th pick in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 25, 2005. He was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on April 26, 2005. Scott suffered a knee injury during the first week of 2007 training camp and was placed on Injured Reserve by the Patriots. He did not play in the 2007 season. He played in the National Football League for eleven years.