Why can't netgear powerline accept direct fiber input?

I have a netgear powerline 1000 and I have been using it by coming directly from my fiber connection on my wall to the input on my router. From there I use one of the router outputs to go to the powerline receiver, and the other part of the unit is plugged in my living room. I will save you all the details as to... show more I have a netgear powerline 1000 and I have been using it by coming directly from my fiber connection on my wall to the input on my router. From there I use one of the router outputs to go to the powerline receiver, and the other part of the unit is plugged in my living room. I will save you all the details as to why, but my goal is to bypass the router and just come straight from the fiber connection on my wall to the powerline receiver and bypass the router. When I try this my ps4 says it can not find an ip address. Am I missing something? I'm not sure why this set up wouldn't work. Thank you
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