Field Yates

NFL reporter Field Yates writes for the Insider pages of and ESPN Boston, and he appears on Fantasy Football Now, NFL Live and SportsCenter. Yates, who joined ESPN in 2012, also makes regular appearances on ESPN Radio and co-hosts the Fantasy Focus podcast with Matthew Berry.

Yates is a former NFL employee who spent two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and interned for four summers with the New England Patriots. During his time in Kansas City, he worked on both the scouting and coaching staffs, and split his four summers in New England with coaching and scouting duties as well.

Prior to joining ESPN, Yates contributed as a football writer to a number of sites and authored a blog entitled Thoughts from the Field.

A native of Weston, Mass., Yates attended Wesleyan University, where he earned a bachelor of arts in psychology.