Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates III (30) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Jessie Bates III

Safety

#30

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 24

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Wake Forest

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    78
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    3
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 Ravens L 3 - 38 8 5 3 0 0 0
16 @Texans W 37 - 31 4 3 1 0 0 0
15 Steelers W 27 - 17 5 4 1 0 1 0
14 Cowboys L 7 - 30 4 4 0 0 1 0
13 @Dolphins L 7 - 19 12 9 3 0 0 1
12 Giants L 17 - 19 7 7 0 0 0 0
11 @Football Team L 9 - 20 4 3 1 0 1 1 12 12 12 0 0
10 @Steelers L 10 - 36 7 5 2 0 2 0
8 Titans W 31 - 20 11 9 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 Browns L 34 - 37 2 1 1 0 0 0
2 @Browns L 30 - 35 10 3 7 0 0 0
6 @Colts L 27 - 31 5 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 Chargers L 13 - 16 5 5 0 0 2 0
5 @Ravens L 3 - 27 7 6 1 0 2 0
4 Jaguars W 33 - 25 10 6 4 0 2 0
3 @Eagles T 23 - 23 7 2 5 0 1 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2018 Cincinnati Bengals 16 16 109 71 38 0 0 7 3 42 14 21 1 0
2019 Cincinnati Bengals 16 16 95 66 29 0 9 3 33 11 20 0 1 1
2020 Cincinnati Bengals 16 16 108 77 31 0 15 3 12 4 12 0 1
TOTAL 48 48 312 214 98 0 0 31 9 87 9.7 21 1 2 1

Biography

Considered by many the last few years as one of Cincinnati's top young defenders, and in 2020 he made the leap to one of the NFL's top safeties ... Tied for sixth in the NFL with 15 PDs in 2020, and had three INTs and a FF while helping the Bengals hold opposing passers to just a 62.8 completion percentage (sixth in NFL) ... Since entering the NFL as a second-round pick of the Bengals in 2018, has started all 48 possible games and played 98.9 percent (3223 of possible 3258) of defensive snaps ... Has topped 100 tackles in each of his three NFL seasons ... Finished second on the team in tackles (107) in 2020, and third in '19 (100) ... In 2018, became just the sixth Bengals rookie ever to lead the team in tackles (111), and was team's first rookie defender to start all 16 games since LB Takeo Spikes in 1998.

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