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Basic StatsJohn Bates's Basic Stats

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ADP: 51.3
Bye: 14
Experience: 1 Yr(s)
Age: 24.6
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 259
40 Time: 4.89
Speed Score: 88.10
SPARQx (Rank): 99.90 (30%)
Burst Score (Rank): 115.10 (42%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.20 (88%)
Catch Radius (Rank): 9.99 (50%)

John Bates's 2022 Projections & Outlook

Scoring

#88 Tight End

18.8 Projected Points

ADP Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs 100 Fum
51.3 12.4 133.5 0.9 0.2 0

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Basic StatsJohn Bates's Preseason Player Analysis

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What You Need to Know:

  • Bates saw his playing time jump even before Logan Thomas’ knee injury last season. After topping out at 24% snap share through Week 8, he played 57% or more in every contest from Week 9 on.
  • That included 4 games of more than 70% playing time among the final 5, with Thomas out.
  • Bates reached 10% target share in just 4 games. He saw 8.8% target share in the 6 games after Thomas tore up his left knee.
  • Bates caught just 47 passes across 4 college seasons, with 22 of those coming in his junior year. HC Ron Rivera still called him a “high ceiling” player.
  • Thomas has said he’s targeting a Week 1 return, but he also conceded that his injury was expected to have a 10-month recovery. That put him on track for Week 4.
  • Besides Thomas, Bates’ primary competition looks like rookie Cole Turner, converted WR Antonio Gandy-Golden and rookie Cole Turner.
  • Bates isn’t fast (35th-percentile 40), but his 78th-percentile height for the position could play well in the red zone. And Rivera has already praised his blocking ability.


Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

Given that he had 2 ligaments and a pair of meniscus injuries repaired, Logan Thomas doesn’t seem like a good bet to be ready for the opener. That could make Bates an early-season factor and makes him worth a look at the end of best-ball drafts.

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Ricky Seals-Jones, TE NYG

1:33pm EST 1/7/22

Seals-Jones out for Week 18

Washington TE Ricky Seals-Jones (concussion) is out for Sunday’s finale vs. the Giants. That leaves rookie John Bates as the team’s top TE. He’d be a desperation season-long play but is a viable cheap option in DFS.

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Washington TE Ricky Seals-Jones is in the concussion protocol, HC Ron Rivera said Monday. It sounds like RSJ escaped further injury after being carted off the field during the Week 17 loss to the Eagles, but he's unlikely to play in this weekend's finale vs. the Giants. Seals-Jones absence would leave TE John Bates as a near every-down player.

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Washington TE Ricky Seals-Jones was knocked out in the 2nd quarter of Sunday's game vs. the Eagles with a neck injury. He collided with a cameraman on the sidelines and had to be carted off the field. We'll update RSJ's status when we know more. TE John Bates should be a full-time player for Washington the rest of this one.

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Washington TE Ricky Seals-Jones (illness) is active for tonight's game vs. the Eagles. He split snaps with TE John Bates last time out and will be catching passes from QB Garrett Gilbert tonight. RSJ isn't an attractive fantasy option, despite this plus matchup.

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Washington TE Ricky Seals-Jones (hip) isn't listed on the final injury report after practicing all week. He'll play vs. the Cowboys on Sunday for the 1st time since Week 10. With TE Logan Thomas out for the season, we're expecting Seals-Jones to step in as Washington's lead TE. But it's possible that he cedes some work to rookie TE John Bates.

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John Bates, TE WAS
Dynasty MVP 17.2
Position Rank #69 TE
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