Jessie Bates Ready to Build On Strong Rookie Season

Former Snider Panther Jessie Bates III is ready to build on a strong rookie season that saw him make the NFL's All-Rookie team.

Posted: Jul 25, 2019 11:16 PM
Updated: Jul 25, 2019 11:16 PM

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WFFT) - Former Snider Panther Jessie Bates III is ready to build on a strong rookie season that saw him make the NFL's All-Rookie team.

A second round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals, Bates started all 16 games at safety, recording 73 tackles and three interceptions.

He returned one interception for a touchdown for the 6-10 Bengals.

Bates knows he had a good rookie campaign, but is ready to build upon that and take the next step in his second season in the league.

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