WR - CIN - OUT
Week 17 Outlook
The Bengals placed WR Auden Tate (shoulder) on IR.
Tate is expected to undergo shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. He'll enter the final year of his rookie contract in 2021.
The Bengals activated WR Auden Tate from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Tate is on track to play in Week 12 against the Giants. He isn't a fantasy option, however, especially with Brandon Allen starting at quarterback for Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Auden Tate has been placed on the reserve/COVID list.
There has been no news regarding if he was a close contact or if he contracted the virus himself, but the lack of other players being sent to the list suggests that he may have been a close contact. Tate has played more than 40 percent of the snaps just once all season but may have second team generated chemistry with quarterback Brandon Allen. Tate will be away from the team for a minimum of five days.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Auden Tate caught 2-of-4 passes for 24 yards in a 36-10 loss to the Steelers in Week 10.
Tate finished third on the Bengals in receiving in the loss. The young wideout simply doesn't see enough work in the Cincy passing offense to trust in fantasy. He will face Washington in Week 11.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Auden Tate caught 7-of-7 targets for 65 yards in a 31-20 win over the Titans in Week 8.
Tate surprised with a big game after catching just four passes all season coming into Week 8. He can be ignored in redraft, despite the productive outing. The Bengals face the Steelers in Week 10 after their bye this week.