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  • Jessie Bates III

  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Age25
  • DOBFebruary 26, 1997
  • CollegeWake Forest
  • DraftedRD 2, PK 0 (0)
Height6-2
Weight195

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #83
High Overall Rank #46
Low Overall Rank #164
DB Rank #18
High DB Rank #14
Low DB Rank #33

Over the past four seasons, Jessie Bates has quietly become one of the league's elite at the free safety position. The 2018 second-round pick became an immediate starter and wasted no time making an impact. He was the Bengals leading tackler in 2020 and tied with fellow safety Vonn Bell for that title last year. Bates is much more than a tackler though, with 14 career turnovers and 34 passes defended. Bates averaged almost 11 fantasy points per game over his first two seasons and in fantasy terms, was the top producing free safety in 2020 with an average near 15. His production slumped in 2021, however, largely because the Bengals' defense improved substantially as a whole. At roughly nine and a half points per game, Bates slipped into the mid-20s among safeties. There is a good chance he will rebound to some extent in 2022, but with better play and more competition around him, his days as a DB1 could be over.

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Week Matchup
1 vs Pittsburgh Steelers
2 @ Dallas Cowboys
3 @ New York Jets
4 vs Miami Dolphins
5 @ Baltimore Ravens
6 @ New Orleans Saints
7 vs Atlanta Falcons
8 @ Cleveland Browns
9 vs Carolina Panthers
10 Bye Week
11 @ Pittsburgh Steelers
12 @ Tennessee Titans
13 vs Kansas City Chiefs
14 vs Cleveland Browns
15 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
16 @ New England Patriots
17 vs Buffalo Bills
18 vs Baltimore Ravens
YR TM G TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2018 CIN 16 73 36 0 0 0 3 8 1
2019 CIN 16 68 31 0 0 1 3 9 0
2020 CIN 16 79 31 0 1 0 3 14 0
2021 CIN 17 66 21 0 0 1 1 4 0
Total 65 286 119 0 1 2 10 35 1
YR WK OPP dSNAP TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2021 1 MIN 82 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 2 CHI 65 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 3 PIT 83 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 4 JAX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 5 GB 64 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 6 DET 49 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 7 BAL 63 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 8 NYJ 84 6 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
2021 9 CLE 48 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 11 LV 47 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 12 PIT 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2021 13 LAC 63 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2021 14 SF 71 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2021 15 DEN 75 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 16 BAL 59 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 17 KC 61 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
2021 18 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 CLE 953 66 21 0 0 1 1 4 0
2020 1 LAC 73 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2020 2 CLE 54 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 3 PHI 91 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0
2020 4 JAX 68 6 4 0 0 0 0 2 0
2020 5 BAL 63 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
2020 6 IND 63 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2020 7 CLE 52 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 8 TEN 62 9 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
2020 10 PIT 73 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
2020 11 WAS 62 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
2020 12 NYG 79 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 13 MIA 68 10 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
2020 14 DAL 51 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2020 15 PIT 65 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2020 16 HOU 52 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 17 BAL 74 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 BAL 1050 79 31 0 1 0 3 14 0
2019 1 SEA 53 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 2 SF 72 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 3 BUF 78 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 4 PIT 59 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2019 5 ARI 76 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 6 BAL 79 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019 7 JAX 81 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 8 LAR 62 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019 10 BAL 43 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
2019 11 OAK 67 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 0
2019 12 PIT 74 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 13 NYJ 74 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019 14 CLE 56 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 0
2019 15 NE 65 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 16 MIA 90 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019 17 CLE 54 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 CLE 1083 68 31 0 0 1 3 9 0
2018 1 IND 82 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 2 BAL 84 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2018 3 CAR 66 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 4 ATL 70 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 5 MIA 58 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
2018 6 PIT 69 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 7 KC 70 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 8 TB 88 4 2 0 0 0 1 3 1
2018 10 NO 75 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 11 BAL 79 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 12 CLE 64 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018 13 DEN 59 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 14 LAC 57 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 15 OAK 59 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 16 CLE 66 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 17 PIT 68 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
2018 PIT 1114 73 36 0 0 0 3 8 1
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