Sammie Coates

Sammie Coates

WR - PIT - Questionable
Height: 6' 1"Weight: 212 lbsAge: 24College: AuburnDrafted: #87 (3rd Rd.)

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Projection 4.5 pts


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Sammie Coates recovering from sports-hernia surgery

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates (finger/ groin) underwent sports-hernia surgery following the conclusion of the 2016 season for a groin injury that went unreported on the team's injury report throughout the course of the year.

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It was reported earlier in the offseason that Coates underwent, and was recovering from, finger surgery. However, Fowler states that Coates, instead, underwent a sports hernia procedure only, following the conclusion of the 2016 campaign. The groin injury, which was never included on Pittsburgh's injury report in 2016, did not affect the wideout's ability to participate in practice. Therefore, it did not have to be listed per league rules as a team is only required to report an injury that renders a player's availability to practice or appear in a game. Similar to Le'Veon Bell's situation in which he was dealing with a groin injury for weeks prior to the AFC Championship Game, and the team's failure to report the matter, Coates' groin injury is also subject to investigation by the NFL to ensure that the Steelers were in full compliance with league rules.

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Rest of Season #57#38#9818
Dynasty #71#49#9728
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Last Week10041.9
Last 3 Weeks3.302.30.6
Season to Date33.
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Week 15@ CIN10041.9
Week 13vs. NYG0000
Week 12@ IND0030
Week 11@ CLE0000
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Next Gamevs. CLE8th easiest opponent
Playoffs (?)BUF, CIN, BAL22nd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--8th easiest remaining opponents