Now at fullback, Bates may catch on in Seattle
Phil Bates, whose dad was a fullback at Nebraska, has impressed Seattle coaches. He had a catch that was nullified by penalty in Saturday's preseason game.
Posted: Sunday, August 18, 2013 12:00 am
SEATTLE — The Seahawks rolled out a new — and brief — experiment during Saturday's preseason 40-10 win against the Denver Broncos.
The experiment came in the form of a 6-foot-1, 220-pound wide receiver named Phil Bates, who Seattle wants to try at fullback.
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Sunday, August 18, 2013 12:00 am.