Shaun Chapas RB JAC Dec 14 '12
Lions promoted FB/TE Shaun Chapas from the practice squad.
WR Lance Long was waived in a corresponding roster move. MLive.com believes Chapas' promotion is likely confirmation that Brandon Pettigrew (ankle, doubtful) won't suit up for Week 15.
Shaun Chapas RB JAC Aug 30 '121 Comment
Cowboys waived FB Shaun Chapas.
Chapas enjoyed a strong training camp as a special teamer and Lawrence Vickers' backup, so his release is a bit of a surprise. He spent the majority of last season on the practice before a late November call-up.
Shaun Chapas RB JAC Nov 29 '11
Cowboys signed FB Shaun Chapas from their practice squad.
Chapas should take TE John Phillips' place as the lead-blocker until Tony Fiammetta returns from a mysterious illness. The Cowboys have averaged 85.6 rushing yards a game and 3.2 per carry the past two weeks with Fiammetta out compared to 145.8 yards 5.6 yards per carry with him in the lineup.
Shaun Chapas RB JAC Jul 28 '11
Cowboys signed No. 220 overall pick FB Shaun Chapas to a four-year contract.
Matthew Stafford's former roommate at Georgia, Chapas started nine of the 11 games and had 44 rushing yards and two touchdowns as a senior. He'll compete with Chris Gronkowski for the fullback job while pitching in on special teams.