Day 3 is here and Washington has finally made their pick, John Bates, TE, Boise State.
Bears— Washington Football Team (@WashingtonNFL) May 1, 2021
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ESPN draft experts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay praise @WashingtonNFL 4th-round TE John Bates on the broadcast:— Kyle Stackpole (@kylefstackpole) May 1, 2021
Kiper: "I think the best is yet to come for John Bates."
McShay: "I think he catches the ball as well as any tight end in this class besides Pitts."
John Bates is a TE prospect in the 2021 draft class. He scored a 6.8 RAS out of a possible 10.00. This ranked 298 out of 927 TE from 1987 to 2021. https://t.co/iVHar3Tfqm #RAS via @Mathbomb pic.twitter.com/74QtMK5PKi— Kent Lee Platte (@MathBomb) April 8, 2021
John Bates is the 2nd best run blocker and pass blocker is this draft class:— PFF Washington (@PFF_Washington) May 1, 2021
His highest recorded receiving grade is 66.4 pic.twitter.com/yc0kJ8D5MY
Washington 2021 Draft Picks
Round 1(#19): Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky
Round 2(#51): Samuel Cosmi, OT, Texas
Round 3(#74): Benjamin St-Juste, CB, Minnesota
Round 3(#82): Dyami Brown, WR, North Carolina
Round 4(#124): John Bates, TE, Boise State