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This is a 2023 photo of John Bates of the Washington Commanders  NFL football team. This image reflects the Washington Commanders  active roster as of Tuesday, June 6, 2023 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

John Bates

TE

#87

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-6

Weight: 259 lbs

College: Boise State

2023 SEASON

  • REC
    19
  • YDS
    151
  • AVG
    7.95
  • TDS
    0
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
1 Cardinals W 20 - 16
2 @Broncos W 35 - 33 3 46 15.3 35 0
3 Bills L 3 - 37 2 12 6 7 0
4 @Eagles L 31 - 34 1 6 6 6 0
5 Bears L 20 - 40 2 19 9.5 10 0
6 @Falcons W 24 - 16
7 @Giants L 7 - 14 0 0 0 0
8 Eagles L 31 - 38 1 17 17 17 0
9 @Patriots W 20 - 17 1 -5 -5 -5 0
10 @Seahawks L 26 - 29 3 21 7 12 0
11 Giants L 19 - 31 2 15 7.5 8 0
12 @Cowboys L 10 - 45
13 Dolphins L 15 - 45 0 0 0 0
15 @Rams L 20 - 28 0 0 0 0
16 @Jets L 28 - 30 3 14 4.7 11 0
17 49ers L 10 - 27 1 6 6 6 0
18 Cowboys L 10 - 38 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2021 Washington Commanders 17 8 20 249 12.4 32 1 1 0
2022 Washington Commanders 16 7 14 108 7.7 20 1 1 0
2023 Washington Commanders 17 4 19 151 8 35 0
TOTAL 50 19 53 508 9.4 35 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

Biography

TRANSACTIONS: Originally selected by Washington in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft.

PRO: Enters 2023 having appeared in 33 games with 15 starts, accounting for 357 yards on 34 receptions... Started seven games 16 appearances in 2023.

YEAR-BY-YEAR:

2022 (WASHINGTON): Appeared in 17 games with 11seven starts, recording 108 yards on 14 receptions with 22 targets.

2021 (WASHINGTON): Appeared in 16 games with eight starts, recording 249 yards on 25 receptions, 11 of which resulted in first downs. Scored his first career touchdown in Week 16 against the Dallas Cowboys.

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