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Browns elevate Phil Bates; suspend Josh Gordon

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Saturday elevated WR Phil Bates to the active roster from the practice squad and placed WR Josh Gordon on reserve/suspended by club. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Gordon was suspended by the club for violation of team rules. He started all five games he appeared this year and totaled 24 receptions for 303 yards. Bates is...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns sign Phil Bates to practice squad

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Thursday signed WR Phil Bates to the practice squad. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. To make room, the team released DB Marcus Cromartie from the practice squad. Bates is 6-2, 220-pound and is officially in his first NFL season out of Ohio. Originally signed by Seattle as an undrafted free agent in 2012, Bates has spent time...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Sign WR Phil Bates

The Cleveland Browns are signing former Seahawks WR Phil Bates to a contract, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. Seattle placed on Bates on waivers Tuesday, but he wound up going unclaimed today. Bates, 24, originally signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio back in 2012. He spent most of his rookie season on Seattle’s practice squad before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Place FB Derrick Coleman on IR, Promote WR Phil Bates

The Seattle Seahawks announced Saturday that they have placed FB Derrick Coleman on season-ending injured reserve and promoted WR Phil Bates to their active roster. Seahawks place FB Derrick Coleman (foot) on IR and sign WR Phil Bates from practice squad to active roster. — Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) October 25, 2014 Coleman, 24, suffered a foot injury last weekend was expected...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Seattle Seahawks wide receivers hang out with Dave Chapelle

Some people might think that the best part about being a pro football player is all the money they make. Others might say it’s the glory and the thrill of playing in front of millions of people every week. For my part I think it’s probably getting to meet the coolest people in the world. Check out this photo that Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse shared last night...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Waive WR Phil Bates

  The Seattle Seahawks waived WR Phil Bates on Saturday, according to the NFL transaction release. The Seahawks now have an open roster spot, so there’s a good chance a roster spot will be made in the coming days. Bates, 24, signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Ohio back in 2012. He spent most of his rookie season on Seattle’s practice squad before he...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Winners and losers from training camp

The NFL preseason has begun, but before diving right into the action, it’s time for a final evaluation of Seattle Seahawks training camp. Specifically, I aim to highlight three winners and three losers from the past couple weeks. Winner #1: Phil Bates Bates is a third year man out of Ohio University who has been a breakout player throughout training camp. His June altercation with...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Richard Sherman and Phil Bates throw down

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock on some distant cold planet the last 24 hours, yesterday there was a fight at Seattle Seahaws mini-camp. The fracas started when Phillip Bates went down on a hard hit from Earl Thomas. On the very next play he got tied up with Richard Sherman and a fight ensued. Q13 Fox of Seattle caught video of the fight, as well as a couple highlights...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seahawks DB Richard Sherman and WR Phil Bates Fight During Practice

Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman is known for being a fiery, take no BS but give out a lot kind of guy and proved it once again in practice Wednesday when he got in to it with wide receiver Phil Bates.Blogs and news sites were initially reporting that it was Percy Harvin Sherman fought with, but Harvin along with Marshawn Lynch and Earl Thomas broke the mess up.Coaches...
Via FatManWriting
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Richard Sherman, Phil Bates Fight At Seahawks Practice

Richard Sherman and Phil Bates fight at practice, throwing punches at one another. Here's video of the scuffle.
Via Gamedayr
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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