In 12 games (12 starts) Chambers recorded 30 catches for 366 yards and one touchdown. Chambers scored his first TD of the season in Week 4 against Calgary on a 32-yard pass from Mike Reilly. Chambers also surpassed the career 1,000 yard mark in Week 4.
In 17 games (17 starts), Chambers has 42 catches for 465 yards (11.1 yd. avg) and four touchdowns. In Week 13 against Winnipeg, Chambers caught a 5-yard pass in overtime from Mike Reilly to convert a two-point conversion to help seal a 35-27 win over the Bombers. Chambers earned his first multi-touchdown game of the season in Week 15 against Montreal after a five catch 87-yard performance. In his second season with the Esks, Chambers reached career-high's in catches yards and touchdowns.
Chambers played in 16 games (11 starts) and recorded 37 catches for 390 yards and 2 touchdowns. His first CFL TD came at home against Winnipeg on July 13. Shamawd started the Eastern Semi-Final and had two catches for 16 yards. He spent the first game on the 1-Game Injured List and game 6 on the reserve list. He switched his jersey number from 88 to 17 before game 5. Shamawd was the Eskimo nominee for the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie of the Year.
Chambers played his college football at Wilfrid Laurier University for the Golden Hawks. He received OUS Men’s football Second Team All-Star honours in 2008, 2010, and 2011. In 37 career games with the Golden Hawks he recorded 151 receptions for 2068 yards, 18 touchdowns, and five tackles. He spent time on the return game as well, returning 26 kick-offs for 587 yards and one touchdown; as well as 27 punt returns for 237 yards. Shamawd showed his speed off at the CFL Combine; he ran a 4.42, 40-yard dash which was the fastest recorded time. He attended a Philadelphia Eagles mini-camp in May 2012.