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Buccaneers | Bates Cut

Tue, 31 Aug 2004 13:16:18 -0700

Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released WR D'Wayne Bates.

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Buccaneers | Bates Signed

Fri, 30 Jul 2004 20:19:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed WR D'Wayne Bates, according to Buccaneers.com. Terms of the deal were not released.

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49ers | Bates to Work Out

Tue, 27 Apr 2004 11:23:20 -0700

SF49ers.com reports free agent WR D'Wayne Bates (Vikings) is scheduled to workout with the San Francisco 49ers Tuesday, April 27. The 49ers are looking to add depth and a veteran presence at the WR position.

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Vikings | Bates Released

Mon, 15 Mar 2004 16:59:06 -0800

USAToday.com reports the Minnesota Vikings have released WR D'Wayne Bates.

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Vikings | Bates on the Trading Block

Sat, 13 Mar 2004 20:37:37 -0800

The Pioneer Press reports the Minnesota Vikings are shopping backup WR D'Wayne Bates. The team would like to receive a late-round draft choice for him.

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Vikings | Bates Likely to Return to Starting Role

Wed, 03 Dec 2003 17:38:42 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates isn't on the injury report this week and is expected to regain his starting spot at wide receiver in Week 14.

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Vikings | Bates to Return

Mon, 01 Dec 2003 16:43:11 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) said he's feeling better and is optimistic he'll return to the lineup in Week 14.

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Vikings | Burleson To Start

Sun, 30 Nov 2003 08:57:03 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have announced WR Nate Burleson will start in place of WR D'Wayne Bates, who is inactive.

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Vikings | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 30 Nov 2003 08:56:55 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, LB Chris Claiborne, DL Chuck Wiley, WR D'Wayne Bates, OT Everett Lindsay, LB Raonall Smith, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 13.

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Vikings | Bates Practices, Expected To Play

Fri, 28 Nov 2003 12:37:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) practiced Friday, Nov. 28, and is expected to play in Week 13.

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Vikings | Bates Practices, Probable

Wed, 26 Nov 2003 14:29:35 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 26, and is listed as probable for the Week 13 game against the St. Louis Rams.

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Vikings | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 23 Nov 2003 09:54:52 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, WR D'Wayne Bates, RB Doug Chapman, OT Everett Lindsay, WR Nick Davis, LB Raonall Smith, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 12.

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Vikings | Bates Sits Out Practice

Fri, 21 Nov 2003 13:24:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Nov. 21.

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Vikings | Bates A Game-Time Decision

Fri, 21 Nov 2003 07:31:59 -0800

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's, Nov. 23, game against the Detroit Lions. However, it is likely that Bates will be replaced by WRs Nate Burleson and Kelly Campbell.

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Vikings | Bates Injured, Probable For Lions Game

Thu, 20 Nov 2003 17:50:46 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) was added to the injury report Thursday, Nov. 20, with a hamstring injury. Bates was limited in practice Thursday and is listed as probable for the Sunday, Nov. 23, game against Detroit Lions.

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Vikings | Bates Improving

Wed, 19 Nov 2003 13:46:50 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) says he continues to get healthier after missing time with a foot injured and is about 85 to 90 percent right now.

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Vikings | Bates Likely To Resume Starting Role At WR

Thu, 06 Nov 2003 15:55:42 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) will likely resume his role as starting receiver, and he will get the bulk of the load in the Sunday, Nov. 9, game against the San Diego Chargers. He's looked good in practice this week, according to head coach Mike Tice. Bates also said he's feeling better.

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Vikings | Bates Likely To Reclaim No. 2 Spot

Tue, 04 Nov 2003 08:22:54 -0800

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said WR D'Wayne Bates is very close to reclaiming his position as the team's No. 2 receiver from WR Nate Burleson. "I thought Nate did some good things," Linehan said. "The thing about D'Wayne, you really can't replace the experience that he has. We've kind of missed that a little bit." Bates, who is still recovering from a bruised foot, said it is close to 100 percent and feels better than it has in a month.

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Vikings | Burleson To Start

Thu, 30 Oct 2003 08:14:58 -0800

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR Nate Burleson will remain the team's No. 2 receiver for Sunday's, Nov. 2, game against the Green Bay Packers, despite WR D'Wayne Bates' return from a bruised left foot. Bates could compete for the job, however, next week.

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Vikings | Bates to Return

Mon, 27 Oct 2003 15:55:32 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) should return to action this week.

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Vikings | Bates Sees Limited Action

Mon, 27 Oct 2003 08:19:44 -0800

The Pioneer Press reports Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (calf), who did not start, played a limited role as the team's fourth receiver late in the game. However, he should compete for the starting job with WR Nate Burleson for this week's game against the Green Bay Packers.

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Vikings | Burleson To Start

Sun, 26 Oct 2003 09:04:03 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have announced WR Nate Burleson will start ahead of WR D'Wayne Bates.

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Vikings | Bates Questionable

Fri, 24 Oct 2003 23:17:44 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) has been downgraded to questionable for week 8, according to the Associated Press.

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Vikings | Bates Misses Practice

Thu, 23 Oct 2003 15:39:10 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (hamstring) didn't practice Thursday, Oct. 23, after straining his hamstring in practice the day before.

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Vikings | Bates Could Play

Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:05:24 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) could play in Sunday's, Oct. 26, game against the New York Giants, but WR Nate Burleson will likely start.

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Vikings | Burleson To Start

Tue, 21 Oct 2003 10:18:29 -0700

Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said WR Nate Burleson will start in Sunday's, Oct. 26, game against the New York Giants, as WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) is not ready to play.

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Vikings | Bates Probable

Mon, 20 Oct 2003 11:16:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said during his Monday press conference Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) is doing better, but not at the pace the team would like and is listed as probable for Week 8.

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Vikings | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2003 09:11:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Billy Lyon, DL Cedric Killings, WR D'Wayne Bates, RB Doug Chapman, OG Lewis Kelly, CB Rushen Jones, QB Shaun Hill, DL Talance Sawyer inactive for Week 7.

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Vikings | Bates Practices; Status Remains Uncertain

Sat, 18 Oct 2003 06:34:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) practiced Friday, Oct. 17, but the team still is not certain on whether or not he'll be able to play in Week 7.

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Vikings | Bates Practices

Thu, 16 Oct 2003 23:54:55 -0700

KFFL has learned Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) practiced Thursday, Oct. 16, but his status for Week 7's game against the Denver Broncos is uncertain. He is currently listed as questionable.

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Vikings | Bates Makes Progress

Thu, 16 Oct 2003 08:35:59 -0700

Updating previous reports, Bill Williamson, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) is starting to make progress, as he was running well during Wednesday's, Oct. 15, practice. His status will be re-evaluated on Thursday, Oct. 16. However, head coach Mike Tice said Bates will likely be held out another week.

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Vikings | Bates Questionable For Broncos Game

Wed, 15 Oct 2003 17:53:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) is questionable for the Sunday, Oct. 19, game against the Denver Broncos and may miss the game.

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Vikings | Bates Could Miss Practice

Wed, 15 Oct 2003 08:23:06 -0700

Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) could miss practice on Wednesday, Oct. 15, as he has been slow to recover from a sprained foot.

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Vikings | Burleson Likely To Start Broncos Game

Mon, 13 Oct 2003 20:45:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Nate Burleson will likely start at wide receiver in place of WR D'Wayne Bates for the Sunday, Oct. 19, game against the Denver Broncos.

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Vikings | Bates Limited

Mon, 13 Oct 2003 20:45:15 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) was limited in practice Monday, Oct. 13, and he visibly looked troubled running.

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Vikings | Bates Practices

Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:00:19 -0700

Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) participated in some drills Thursday, Oct. 9, for the first time since spraining his right foot Sept. 14 against the Chicago Bears. It is unclear whether or not he will play in the Oct. 19 game against the Denver Broncos.

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Vikings | Burleson Playing Well

Mon, 06 Oct 2003 16:02:39 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Nate Burleson is playing well, and he, not WR Kelly Campbell, would be the main threat to D'Wayne Bates at the No. 2 wide receiver position when Bates returns. Burleson said he assumes that he goes back to the No. 3 WR job, which he doesn't mind because that position plays so much anyway.

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Vikings | Bates Could Resume No. 2 WR Spot

Mon, 06 Oct 2003 15:44:27 -0700

Because Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) he was injured, the team will give him an opportunity to keep moving as he had before the injury, because head coach Mike Tice doesn't like to demote players while they're injured. That means Bates would presumably regain his starting spot, should he come back full strength.

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Vikings | Bates Expected Back For Broncos Game

Mon, 06 Oct 2003 15:40:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) will continue to rehab his foot injury during the bye week. The Vikings expect him to be able to start playing again by the Sunday, Oct. 19, game against the Denver Broncos.

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Vikings | Burleson To Start

Sun, 05 Oct 2003 09:23:33 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have announced WR Nate Burleson will start in place of WR D'Wayne Bates, who is inactive.

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Vikings | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2003 09:23:15 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Cedric Killings, DL Chuck Wiley, DT Colin Cole, WR D'Wayne Bates, QB Daunte Culpepper, OG Everett Lindsay, WR Kenny Clark, LB Raonall Smith inactive for Week 5.

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Vikings | Bates Still Not Progressing

Wed, 01 Oct 2003 14:53:04 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) remains questionable for Week 5. His foot injury still hasn't improved according to head coach Mike Tice.

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Vikings | Bates To Sit Out

Wed, 01 Oct 2003 07:38:38 -0700

Updating previous reports, Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) will most likely miss practice on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Bates is questionable for Sunday's, Oct. 5, game against the Atlanta Falcons.

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Vikings | Campbell Likely To Start Falcons Game

Mon, 29 Sep 2003 19:30:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Kelly Campbell should start again Sunday, Oct. 5, against the Atlanta Falcons in place for WR D'Wayne Bates.

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Vikings | Bates Questionable For Week 5

Mon, 29 Sep 2003 13:23:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said WR D'Wayne Bates' (foot) injury to his foot has not improved much and he will be listed as questionable for Week 5.

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Vikings | Bates Not Progressing

Mon, 29 Sep 2003 11:45:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) will be undergoing more tests as his injured foot is not progressing.

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Vikings | Campbell To Start

Sun, 28 Sep 2003 09:20:14 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have announced WR Kelly Campbell will start in place of WR D'Wayne Bates, who is inactive.

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Vikings | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 28 Sep 2003 09:18:38 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Billy Lyon, DL Cedric Killings, WR D'Wayne Bates, WR Kenny Clark, OG Lewis Kelly, WR Robert Baker, CB Rushen Jones, QB Shaun Hill inactive for Week 4.

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Vikings | Bates Likely Out

Thu, 25 Sep 2003 16:14:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (foot) has basically been ruled out for the team's game in Week 4.

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Vikings | Bates Injury Update

Wed, 24 Sep 2003 17:18:21 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR D'Wayne Bates (ankle) tested his ankle injury Wednesday, Sept. 26. It didn't appear too good and he'll be re-evaluated Thursday, Sept. 27.

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