Jessie Bates III

Jessie Bates III

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/200 lbs
College: Wake Forest
Draft: 2018 2nd round (22nd pick) by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Falcons add more size by signing WR Hollins to 1-year deal

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed wide receiver Mack Hollins to a $2.5 million, one-year deal, giving the team another big option. The Falcons announced the signing on Tuesday. Hollins could open the season as the No. 2 wide receiver, joining 2022 rookie Drake London as big playmakers for quarterback Desmond Ridder. Olamide Zaccheaus and KhaDarel Hodge, who ranked among Atlanta's top five wide receivers in 2022, are unrestricted free agents. Hollins, 29, set career highs

  • Stats Perform

    Three-time Super Bowl champion Hightower retires from NFL

    D'Onta Hightower has announced his retirement, bringing down the curtain on a career that saw him win three Super Bowls in New England.

  • The Canadian Press

    Falcons address CB by signing Hughes, re-signing Armstrong

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their group of cornerbacks on Monday by signing Mike Hughes to a one-year deal and re-signing Cornell Armstrong. Hughes, 26, set a career high with 51 tackles, including three for losses, while starting six of 16 games in 2022 with Detroit. Hughes started in five of 17 games with Kansas City in 2021, when he had an interception and four forced fumbles. Hughes was a first-round pick, No. 30 overall, by Minnesota from Central Florida in 2018