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Visanthe Shiancoe
TE #80
Height:
6-4
Weight:
250
College:
Morgan State
Experience:
10
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 149 245 2,679 10.9 18 79 27 31 2 142 2
2013 TEN 1 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NE 4 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2011 MIN 16 36 409 11.4 25.6 37 3 4 0 26 0
2010 MIN 16 47 530 11.3 33.1 33 2 8 0 21 0
2009 MIN 16 56 566 10.1 35.4 27 11 4 0 38 0
2008 MIN 16 42 596 14.2 37.3 40 7 12 1 30 0
2007 MIN 16 27 323 12 20.2 79 1 3 1 11 1
2006 NYG 16 12 81 6.8 5.1 16 0 0 0 4 1
2005 NYG 16 8 91 11.4 5.7 17 0 0 0 5 0
2004 NYG 16 5 25 5 1.6 9 1 0 0 3 0
2003 NYG 16 10 56 5.6 3.5 10 2 0 0 4 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 149 3 13 4.3 8 0 0 0 0 0
2013 TEN 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 MIN 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 NYG 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 NYG 16 1 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0
2004 NYG 16 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2003 NYG 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 149 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 TEN 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 MIN 16 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 MIN 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 NYG 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 NYG 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 NYG 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 NYG 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 149 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 TEN 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 MIN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2008 MIN 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2007 MIN 16 1 1 0 2 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2006 NYG 16 1 1 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 NYG 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 NYG 16 -- -- 0 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --
2003 NYG 16 -- -- -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 -- -- --

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Biography

Visanthe Shiancoe was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on July 25, 2012 … Originally drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (91st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft … Signed by Minnesota as an unrestricted free agent from the New York Giants (3/3/07).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Visanthe Shiancoe was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on July 25, 2012 … Originally drafted by the New York Giants in the third round (91st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft … Signed by Minnesota as an unrestricted free agent from the New York Giants (3/3/07).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Played in 144 consecutive games since entering the league in 2003 through 2011.
  • Set a Vikings tight end record with 11 touchdown catches in 2009.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2012 (1/0)
  • Appeared as a reserve in his first game with the Patriots vs. Buffalo (11/11).
  • Activated from Injured Reserve with designation to return on Nov. 10, 2012.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve with a designation to return on Sept. 5, 2012.

2011 (16/14 – Minnesota)
  • Played in 16 games with 14 starts, finishing with 36 catches, 409 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Caught touchdown passes vs. Detroit (9/25), vs. Green Bay (10/23) and at Detroit (12/11).
  • Posted season-highs with six receptions for 58 yards at Kansas City (10/2).

2010 (16/9 – Minnesota)
  • Played in all 16 games with 9 starts and finished with 47 receptions for 530 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Caught four passes for 76 yards and a touchdown at New Orleans (9/9).
  • Posted six receptions for 86 yards vs. Miami (9/19).
  • Recorded four catches for 66 yards and a touchdown vs. Arizona (11/7).

2009 (16/14, 2/2 – Minnesota)
  • Played in all 16 games, starting 14, and totaled a career-high 56 catches for 566 yards and a career-high 11 touchdowns.
  • Started in both playoff games, recording five catches for 94 yards and one touchdown.
  • Set a team-record for tight ends with 11 touchdown catches.
  • Registered two touchdowns vs. Baltimore (10/18).
  • Caught a career-high eight passes vs. Seattle (11/22).
  • Posted a touchdown vs. Dallas (1/17) in an NFL Divisional Playoff game.
  • Recorded four catches for 83 yards in NFC Championship Game at New Orleans (1/24).

2008 (16/15, 1/1 – Minnesota)
  • Played in all 16 games with 15 starts, recording 42 receptions for a career-high 596 yards and 7 touchdowns.
  • Caught a four-yard touchdown pass from RB Chester Taylor at New Orleans (10/6).
  • Registered his first career 100-yard game vs. Atlanta (12/21), with 136 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
  • Started at tight end in an NFC Wild Card game vs. Philadelphia (1/4), catching one pass for seven yards.

2007 (16/15 – Minnesota)
  • Played in all 16 games with 15 starts and caught 27 passes for 323 yards.
  • Caught a nine-yard touchdown vs. Philadelphia (10/28).
  • Registered a career-long 79-yard pass vs. Oakland (11/18) on a reverse pass from WR Sidney Rice, which set a Vikings record as the longest catch by a tight end. 2006 (16/4, 1/0 – N.Y. Giants)
  • Played in all 16 games, starting four and posted 12 catches for 81 yards.
  • Caught a season-long 16-yard pass vs. Washington (10/8).
  • Helped pave the way for Tiki Barber to set the Giants single-game record with 234 rushing yards at Washington (12/31).

2005 (16/5, 1/0 – N.Y. Giants)
  • Played in all 16 games with five starts, finishing with eight catches for 91 yards.
  • Recorded a season-high three catches for 40 yards at Washington (12/24).
  • Caught one pass for four yards vs. Carolina (1/8) in an NFC Wild Card playoff game.

2004 (16/7 – N.Y. Giants)
  • Played in all 16 games with 7 starts, posting five catches for 25 yards and one touchdown.
  • Caught a two-yard touchdown pass vs. Dallas (1/2).

2003 (16/7 – N.Y. Giants)
  • Played in all 16 games with seven starts, recording 10 receptions for 56 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Made his first career start in the season opener vs. St. Louis (9/7).
  • Posted his first career catch at New England (10/12).
  • Caught his first career touchdown at New Orleans (12/14), finishing with three receptions for 19 yards.
  • Registered three catches for 20 yards and a touchdown at Dallas (12/21).

COLLEGE
  • Amassed 52 catches for 1,001 yards and 11 touchdowns over his career at Morgan State.
  • Finished second the team with 25 catches as a senior, recording a 20.4-yard average and five touchdowns.

PERSONAL
  • Played wide receiver, quarterback and tight end at Blair High (Laurel, Md.).
  • Named to the all-county team.
  • Majored in information technology at Morgan State.

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