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Brandon Tate

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Free Agent

2015 Receiving Stats

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2

Yds

59

TD

1

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29.5

Tar

3

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Tate enters into his sixth season with the Bengals as one half of the punt and kickoff return team, with Adam Jones making up the other. Last season, Tate racked up 171 punt return yards on 27 attempt...

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HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/5/1987  College: North Carolina  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Waived by the Bengals in August of 2016.

August 30, 2016  –  Brandon Tate News

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Tate was cut by the Bengals on Tuesday, according to Paul Dehner of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Brandon Tate NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 21 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 - - - 1 11 11.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 22 NE 16 24 432 3 46 18.0 9.4 8 4 1 0 0 5 62 12.4 0 1057 2 4 0 1 1
2011 23 Cin 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 998 0 543 1 3 1
2012 24 Cin 16 13 211 1 25 16.2 8.4 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 795 0 187 0 4 1
2013 25 Cin 16 1 6 0 2 6.0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 914 0 336 0 2 0
2014 26 Cin 16 17 193 1 26 11.4 7.4 1 1 0 0 0 3 21 7.0 0 397 0 174 0 2 1
2015 27 Cin 16 2 59 1 3 29.5 19.7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 413 0 171 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brandon Tate Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 21 2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0
2010 22 NE 16 4.2 5.7 5.0 2 27 5 5 3 0 4 0 0 0
2011 23 Cin 16 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 Cin 16 1.7 2.5 2.1 1 13 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2013 25 Cin 16 0.0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 Cin 16 1.7 2.8 2.2 1 12 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
2015 27 Cin 16 0.7 0.9 0.8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brandon Tate – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2015

Brandon Tate was on the field for 9 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Brandon Tate was on the field for 137 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 68 146
2014 484 93
2015 9 137
Brandon Tate 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Brandon Tate: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tate is in danger of losing his job to undrafted rookie Alex Erickson, according to Paul Dehner of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Tyler Boyd got the start over Tate in Thursday's preseason game against the Lions, according to Paul Dehner of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Tate, who was on the field with the first-team offense in the Bengals' preseason opener, will get more offensive reps with Brandon LaFell out with a hand injury, NFL.com reports.

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Tate has re-signed with the Bengals on a one-year deal, Cincinnati.com reports.

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Tate (illness) is active Sunday against the Bills.

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Tate caught a 55-yard touchdown pass from Andy Dalton in Sunday's win over the Chiefs. Shockingly, it came on Tate's first offensive snap of the season.

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The Bengals have re-signed Tate, the team's official site reports.

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With A.J. Green out, Tate is in line to see added work in Sunday's playoff game against the Colts, ESPN's Coley Harvey reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Tate's primary role over his career has been in the return game, but he was pressed into more wide receiver duty in 2014 thanks to all of the Bengals injuries at the position. Even with his increase in offensive snaps, Tate's production was underwhelming, as he managed just 17 catches for 193 yards and a touchdown, with only two red zone targets. The Bengals are getting Marvin Jones back and signed Denarius Moore in the offseason, so Tate will likely be relegated back to a fourth or even fifth receiver role this season.

2013

Tate showed some development as a receiver in the preseason, but still his primary impact will be in the return game. While Andrew Hawkins is out, he could see the field in three and four-receiver sets.

2012

Tate is competing with Armon Binns and rookie Mohamed Sanu for the Bengals' number two receiver position. Although he has never produced fantasy worthy receiving numbers in his career, Tate has great value in the return game, and should help the Bengals most in that department.

2011

With Randy Moss busting out of town, Tate saw a little more work in Year 2 and did well at least on a per-play basis (9.4 YPT, 18.0 YPC). With Wes Welker, Deion Branch and Chad Ochocinco ahead of him on the depth chart, Tate still has a chance to carve out a larger role as the team's best deep threat. Tate's the only receiver on the roster with legitimate deep speed his four catches of 40-plus last year came on just 46 targets. Just keep in mind Tate's role as a receiver is far from solidified, and he could easily see most of his work as a kick returner, a role in which he scored two touchdowns last year.

2010

Tate has some veterans between him and the upper echelon of the Patriots' wideout depth chart, but if he can demonstrate in training camp that he is past knee woes that slowed him both in college and as a rookie, he could emerge as a sleeper candidate, given his big play/return upside.

2009

The Pats had plenty of ammo in terms of picks at April's draft to roll the dice on a player like Tate, who comes with off-field (he failed a drug test (marijuana) at the Combine) and injury (ACL/MCL surgery last year) concerns. That said, before the raising of those red flags, he was viewed as a first-round talent and with the Patriots, who are well-stocked at wideout, he can be worked into the system slowly, where they can groom him into a big play/return threat down the road. Chances are he'll start the 2009 season on the PUP list.