Steelers WR coach says Sammie Coates is a 'great athlete' but 'needs some work' - [Full Article]

Steelers receivers coach Richard Mann on WR Sammie Coates:

"From what I saw on tape, I think we got a guy that needs some work but is a great athlete. He has good speed and can take the top off of the coverage. He’s a guy who can track the ball down field very well. He has some problems straight ahead catching a football but that’s why we have drills. With a chance to coach him up, we feel like we can make that better. The thing that you can’t coach up is his athleticism."

Fantasy Impact: 

With Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton already established in the Pittsburgh receiving corps, Coates has a steep hill to climb to earn significant playing time as a rookie.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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