2017 Outlook: Sammie Coates

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin spent time this offseason talking up Sammie Coates, saying he expects him to take another step after a tumultuous year. That step isn't happening so soon. Coates underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in late July and began training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list. Blessed with big size and speed but cursed with impossibly poor hands, Coates was on and off the field in 2016 despite averaging 20.7 yards per catch. With Martavis Bryant expected back and surgery to rehab from, Coates has a major uphill battle for playing time this fall. Unless injuries cripple the Steelers receiving corps, you're better off spending a late-round flier on someone else.

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