ESPN Signs Field Yates to New Multi-Year Contract Extension

Bristol, CT – September 9, 2018 – Studio Y: Field Yates on the set of Fantasy Football Now
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ESPN has signed NFL Insider and Fantasy Football analyst Field Yates to a new multi-year extension.

ESPN’s new agreement with Yates comes during a record-setting start for ESPN Fantasy Football this season, including more than 11 million fans signed up to play, 9.2 million unique visitors on the ESPN Fantasy App during Sunday of Week 1, and ESPN Digital setting all-time, best-day-ever records, as well.

Yates is part of an unmatched roster of Fantasy and NFL experts who provide fans with the industry’s most comprehensive collection of weekly rankings, insights and analysis.

Before joining ESPN in 2012, Yates spent two seasons on the scouting and coaching staffs of the Kansas City Chiefs, following four summers as an intern in the New England Patriots front office. A native of Weston, Mass., Yates earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn. He and his wife Chapin have a daughter, Kinley, who was born earlier this year.

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