John Bates Fantasy Week 5: Projections vs. Bears, Points and Stats, Start or Sit

John Bates and the Washington Commanders will meet the Chicago Bears and their 29th-ranked passing defense (267.8 yards conceded per game) in Week 5, on Thursday at 8:15 PM ET.

Is Bates a worthwhile starting option in fantasy this week? Read on as we dig into his upcoming matchup versus the Bears.

Should you start Bates on your fantasy team? Check out 4for4’s Who Should I Start tool to compare him against other players.

John Bates Week 5 Game Info

Let’s highlight a few of the upcoming game’s vital info, including the projected fantasy points for Bates:

  • Matchup: Washington Commanders vs. Chicago Bears
  • Time: 8:15 PM
  • Date: October 5, 2023
  • Projected Fantasy Points: 0.710
  • John Bates Fantasy Stats

    Here’s a look at the fantasy figures of Bates this season:

  • Bates is 46th at his position, and 261st overall in the league, with 6.4 fantasy points (1.6 per game).
  • Bates has picked up 64 yards receiving, on six catches (eight targets), with zero touchdowns and an average of 2.1 fantasy points (6.4 total) in his past three games.
  • John Bates picked up 4.6 fantasy points — three catches, 46 yards — in Week 2 versus the Denver Broncos, his best game of the season.
  • Check out the latest fantasy rankings from 4for4!

    John Bates 2022 Fantasy Game Log

    Week Opponent Fantasy Points Targets Receptions Yards TDs
    Week 1 Cardinals 0.0 0 0 0 0
    Week 2 @Broncos 4.6 5 3 46 0
    Week 3 Bills 1.2 2 2 12 0
    Week 4 @Eagles 0.6 1 1 6 0

    John Bates vs. Bears

    Here are a few key stats on the Bears squad Bates will be matching up against:

  • One player has recorded more than 100 receiving yards in a game against Chicago this season.
  • The Bears have allowed eight players to catch a touchdown pass against them this season.
  • Chicago has allowed two or more receiving touchdowns to two players this season.
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