John
Bates (#87)

TE - Washington Commanders

Age 24
Exp 2nd Season
HT/WT 6'6" / 259 LBS
Bye 14
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2022 3:56 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Sunday, July 3, 2022 12:23 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 LAC 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 NYG 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
3 @BUF 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
4 @ATL 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 NO 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
6 KC 1 1 100.0 7.0 7 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
7 @GB 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
8 @DEN 1 1 100.0 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
10 TB 3 3 100.0 8.3 25 18 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11 @CAR 3 3 100.0 7.7 23 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12 SEA 1 1 100.0 15.0 15 15 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
13 @LV 3 4 75.0 14.0 42 23 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
14 DAL 1 2 50.0 19.0 19 19 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
15 @PHI 1 1 100.0 29.0 29 29 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
16 @DAL 2 3 66.7 22.5 45 32 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
17 PHI 3 4 75.0 11.7 35 24 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
18 @NYG 1 2 50.0 5.0 5 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2021 17 20 25 80.0 12.4 249 32 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
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John Bates - Finishes year with key role

Bates finished his 2021 rookie campaign with 20 catches for 249 yards and a touchdown on 25 targets, starting eight of 17 games.

John Bates - Steps into increased role

Bates recorded three receptions on four targets for 35 yards in Sunday's 20-16 loss to Philadelphia.

John Bates - Scores TD

Bates caught two of three targets for 45 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 56-14 loss at Dallas.

John Bates - Washington-Eagles moved to Tuesday

Bates and Washington will no longer play the Eagles on Sunday, after the NFL officially rescheduled the matchup between the two teams for Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET.

John Bates - One catch in loss

Bates caught one of his two targets for 19 yards during Sunday's 27-20 loss to the Cowboys.

John Bates - Moves up depth chart

Bates caught three of four targets for 42 yards in Sunday's 17-15 win over the Raiders, while teammate Logan Thomas (knee) suffered a likely season-ending injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

John Bates - Catches three passes

Bates caught each of his three targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 27-21 win over the Panthers.

John Bates - Likely to act as top tight end

Bates is expected to serve as Washington's starting tight end Sunday against the Panthers with Ricky Seals-Jones (hip) ruled out for the contest and Logan Thomas (hamstring) still on injured reserve, Pete Hailey of NBC Sports Washington reports.

John Bates - Fills in for Seals-Jones

Bates caught each of his three targets for 25 yards in Sunday's 29-19 win over Tampa Bay, playing a career-high 47 snaps due to Ricky Seals-Jones' hip injury.

John Bates - Records first NFL catch

Bates caught his only target for a seven-yard gain in Sunday's 31-13 loss to Kansas City, registering his first regular-season NFL reception.

John Bates - Stepping into No. 2 role

Bates will operate as Washington's No. 2 tight end behind Ricky Seals-Jones while Logan Thomas (hamstring) is on injured reserve, Pete Hailey of NBC Sports Washington reports.

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