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Daniel Coats | Tight End

Team: New York Giants
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 264
College: Brigham Young
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Giants released TE Daniel Coats.
A fullback/tight end hybrid, Coats couldn't crack the roster despite the Giants' needs at both positions. His stone hands probably did him in. Sat, Sep 3, 2011 01:26:00 PM

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Giants signed TE Daniel Coats.

Coats started 11 games for the Bengals in 2009, but he's mostly a special teamer and blocking specialist. The Giants needed the depth after losing both Kevin Boss and Ben Patrick.
Sun, Aug 7, 2011 02:51:00 PM

Broncos released TE Daniel Coats and waived FB Mike McLaughlin.

A blocking specialist and special teamer, Coats was signed late last season as an injury fill-in. McLaughlin was a linebacker at Boston College.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 06:36:00 PM

Broncos re-signed TE Daniel Coats.

Coats will replace backup Dan Gronkowski, who was placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury. Coats is purely a blocking specialist and special teamer.
Tue, Dec 7, 2010 05:38:00 PM

Broncos signed TE Dan Coats.

The blocking specialist was a whipping boy among Bengals fans the past couple of seasons. He'll join Dan Gronkowski as a special teamer and backup to Daniel Graham.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Nov 9, 2010 04:10:00 PM

Bengals waived TE Dan Coats.

The blocking specialist is being replaced by J.P. Foschi, who played in Cincy last season.
Tue, Oct 26, 2010 03:58:00 PM

Bengals re-signed TE Dan Coats.

Coats, a blocker, was forced into duty last season when the Bengals' tight ends were decimated by injury. He ended up with 16 catches for 150 yards on the year. Coats would be Cincinnati's starter if the season began today.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 11:50:00 AM

The Bengals opted not to extend a tender offer to restricted free agent TE Daniel Coats.

J.P. Foschi was also non-tendered, signaling the Bengals' intention to overhaul the position in free agency and the draft. Coats will likely resurface elsewhere to battle for a roster spot this summer.
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 02:47:00 PM

The Bengals have named Daniel Coats their starting tight end.

Coats, who moonlighted as a fullback last season, is still hobbled by an early-camp ankle injury. He landed the job due to attrition and his own blocking ability. The Bengals tight end spot is a fantasy wasteland this season.
Tue, Sep 1, 2009 10:50:00 AM

Bengals TE Daniel Coats will be sidelined for at least a week with an ankle injury.

Cincy tight ends are dropping like flies. Coats was the only blocking tight end left, so the Bengals may come calling on Bubba Franks.
Thu, Aug 6, 2009 06:29:00 PM

Bengals re-signed exclusive rights free agent FB Daniel Coats.

Coats will hit restricted free agency next offseason. The former BYU tight end moved to fullback last year, started four games, and caught two passes.
Thu, Feb 12, 2009 11:59:00 AM

Bengals second-year TE Daniel Coats is being tried at fullback.

He's a direct threat to Jeremi Johnson, who reported to OTAs overweight. Coats looks the part at 6'3/255, has excellent hands, and Tarzan strength. Johnson got an extension in 2006, but his play has since been lackluster.
Source: bengals.com
Mon, Jun 2, 2008 11:54:00 AM

Free-agent rookie TE Daniel Coats, who made the Bengals after and impressive preseason, is expected to receive some game action while backing up Reggie Kelly on Monday night.

The Bengals don't usually feature the tight end much in their passing game, but they want to try to change that this season. Coats would be someone to watch in deep leagues if Kelly were to suffer an injury.
Mon, Sep 10, 2007 08:28:00 AM

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