Coates was released by the Chiefs on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Coates' time with the team didn't last very long, as he just signed with the Chiefs back in February. He was always going to be hard-pressed to make Kansas City's final roster, as the team boasted plenty of talented pass catchers before his arrival.
The Chiefs signed Sammie Coates on Friday, Brooke Pryor of The Kansas City Star reports. Coates has found a new home after being released by the Texans in mid-December. While he has some NFL experience under his belt, the Chiefs have plenty of talent in the wide receiver group, so he will have his work cut out for him to latch on to the 53-man roster.
Coates worked out for the Cowboys on Friday, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports. Coates was cut by the Texans on Tuesday, and he's wasted no time in searching for a depth role elsewhere in the league. If Coates were to land in Dallas, he'd likely slot in behind Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, Cole Beasley, Allen Hurns and Tavon Austin (groin).
Coates was released by the Texans on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Coates appeared in 12 games with the Texans this season but caught just one pass on two targets, as he spent of majority of his time on special teams. The 25-year-old Auburn product will look to catch on elsewhere with the 2018 regular season winding down.
Coates (illness) is active for Monday's game against the Titans. Coates received the questionable tag after being added to the injury report Saturday with an undisclosed illness, but he's apparently good to go Monday. The 24-year-old should serve in his usual role as the Texans' No. 4 wide receiver with DeAndre Hopkins (foot) and Keke Coutee (hamstring) both active.
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|8||10/28||Green Bay Packers||26||24.75|
|11||11/19||@Los Angeles Chargers||7||18.44|
|14||12/08||@New England Patriots||14||21.68|
|17||12/29||Los Angeles Chargers||7||18.44|
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