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Golden Tate

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Detroit Lions

2016 Receiving Stats

Rec

57

Yds

617

TD

2

Avg

10.8

Tar

85

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Two years ago he was Platinum Tate. Last year? Barely Bronze. Tate's per-play numbers cratered in 2015 -- his YPC went from 13.4 to 9.0, and his YPT went from a robust 9.2 to an abysmal 6.4 (31st of t...

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2016 ADP:  53.58

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 197   DOB: 8/2/1988  College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Golden Tate Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with the Lions in March of 2014.

November 24, 2016  –  Golden Tate News

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Golden 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 20 CFB 12 93 1496 15 16.1 - - - - - - 25 186 - 2 - - - - - -
2010 21 SEA 11 21 227 0 39 10.8 5.8 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 2.0 0 10 0 202 0 1 0
2011 22 SEA 16 35 382 3 58 10.9 6.6 5 0 0 0 0 5 14 2.8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 23 SEA 15 45 688 7 67 15.3 10.3 12 5 1 0 0 3 20 6.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2013 24 SEA 16 64 898 5 98 14.0 9.2 11 2 2 0 0 3 31 10.3 0 57 0 585 0 3 0
2014 25 DET 16 99 1331 4 144 13.4 9.2 17 5 5 2 0 5 30 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 26 DET 16 90 813 6 128 9.0 6.4 7 1 0 0 0 6 41 6.8 0 26 0 149 0 1 1
2016 27 DET 11 57 617 2 85 10.8 7.3 8 2 1 1 0 8 -2 -0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 Proj 27 DET Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Golden Tate

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Golden 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 20 CFB 12 22.5 30.3 26.4 8 125 - - - 2 16 - - -
2010 21 SEA 11 2.1 4.0 3.1 2 21 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 22 SEA 16 3.6 5.8 4.7 2 24 13 4 0 0 1 1 1 0
2012 23 SEA 15 7.8 10.8 9.3 3 46 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 0
2013 24 SEA 16 7.7 11.7 9.7 4 56 8 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
2014 25 DET 16 10.0 16.2 13.1 6 83 14 4 1 0 2 1 0 0
2015 26 DET 16 7.6 13.2 10.4 6 51 18 12 6 0 3 0 0 0
2016 27 DET 11 6.7 11.9 9.3 5 56 7 4 2 1 -0 2 0 0
2016 Proj 27 DET Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Golden Tate

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Golden Tate – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#1 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #1 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

568

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Golden Tate was on the field for 568 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Golden Tate was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 924 4
2015 925 50
2016 568 0
Golden Tate 2016 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
1 @Ind 55 0 7 41 0 7 5.9 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
2 Ten 70 0 2 13 0 9 6.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @GB 59 0 4 40 0 6 10.0 0 0 1 -8 -8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Chi 36 0 1 1 0 4 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Phi 49 0 3 39 0 5 13.0 1 0 3 6 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
6 LA 50 0 8 165 1 10 20.6 3 1 1 3 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7 Was 44 0 6 93 0 12 15.5 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
8 @Hou 54 0 7 42 0 9 6.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Min 53 0 11 79 1 12 7.2 1 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 Jax 47 0 3 27 0 4 9.0 0 0 1 -6 -6.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Min 51 0 5 77 0 7 15.4 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @NO
14 Chi
15 @NYG
16 @Dal
17 GB

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

Measurables Overview for Golden Tate  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   197 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.42 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.34 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.12 sec
POOR
Arm Length:   30.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   120 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   17 reps
GOOD
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Jon Bostic  IR
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Don Carey  Inact
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DeAndre Levy  Inact
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Cornelius Lucas  Inact
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Jake Rudock  Inact
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Ian Wells  IR
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Tahir Whitehead  Inact
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Cole Wick  IR
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Tim Wright  IR

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

Tate caught three of four targets for 27 yards and lost six yards and one fumble on one carry Sunday against the Jaguars.

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Tate caught 11 of 12 targets for 79 yards and the game-winning touchdown Sunday during the Lions' 22-16 victory over the Vikings. He also carried the ball once for one yard.

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Tate caught seven of nine targets for 42 yards Sunday against the Texans.

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Tate caught six passes (across 12 targets) for 93 yards Sunday against the Redskins.

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Tate caught eight passes for 165 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Rams. He was targeted 10 total times and also carried the ball once for three yards.

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Tate collected three receptions for 39 yards and rushed three times for six yards in the Lions' 24-23 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

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Tate believes that his dismal season to date is all mental, MLive.com reports. "I think it's all between my ears," he said Thursday. "I think it's all just in my head, and how I perceive different situations -- myself at times, and even others. I think I need to control what I can control, and I can control how I show up to work every day."

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Tate finished the Lions' Week 4 game against the Bears with one catch for one yard across four targets.

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Tate corralled four of six targets for 40 yards in the Lions' 34-27 loss to the Packers in Week 3. He also received one carry that resulted in an eight-yard loss.

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Tate recorded two receptions for 13 yards in the Lions' Week 2 loss to the Titans.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

All Tate did in Seattle was make big plays in limited opportunities, and in Detroit he finally saw No. 1 receiver volume. The result was an efficient (9.2 YPT, 10th) 99-catch, 1,331-yard season, though Tate's lack of touchdowns held him back in standard scoring formats. At 5-10, 195, Tate isn't much of a red-zone option (his 14 looks tied for 25th), and that was with Calvin Johnson — one of the top red-zone targets in NFL history — missing three full games and parts of two others. Tate is fast (4.42 40), quick, strong for his size, unafraid to catch balls in traffic and tough to bring down after the catch, so he provides easily the best complement Johnson has ever had. And the Lions' lack of depth behind their top two should ensure Tate a good target floor. But Matthew Stafford's inconsistency and the team's suddenly stout defense make it hard to see a huge ceiling here, barring a significant Johnson injury.

2014

The Lions have been looking for a viable complement to Calvin Johnson for a while. Tate might be their best candidate yet. Playing with Russell Wilson in Seattle the last two years, Tate never cleared 100 targets, but he was highly efficient with the chances he got, posting YPT marks of 10.3 and 9.2, respectively. At 5-10, 202, he is stout, strong and compact, and he has good speed (4.42 40) and playmaking ability (seven catches for 40-plus the last two seasons.) Lining up opposite Johnson, Tate will see single coverage on nearly every snap in what should remain a pass-heavy offense under new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, and there’s no established No. 3 WR or dominant tight end with whom to contend. The Lions will still throw heavily to both of their backs, and Johnson will require a big slice of the pie, but Tate should have a bigger workload than he did in Seattle.

2013

Tate earned his keep last year as the team's downfield playmaker – he averaged 10.3 YPT, second in the NFL among the league's 71 60-target WR. Moreover, five of his 45 catches (on 67 targets) were for 40 or more yards, the same number Calvin Johnson had on 204 targets and 122 catches. At 5-10, 202, Tate isn't big, but he's strong and compact and has good speed when he hits his top gear. It's unclear, however, what his role will be now that Percy Harvin – a faster, more explosive and more athletic version – is the team's lead dog. Sidney Rice is also still around, so it's hard to see Tate exceeding last year's workload.

2011

Tate enters training camp as the number three receiver on the depth chart, which sounds pretty good until you see that Sidney Rice and Mike Williams are ahead of him. Tate struggled mightily in his rookie year, finishing with only 21 catches for 277 yards and one touchdown. He may be able to find some more space this season thanks to Rice and Williams, but it's hard to see a big fantasy season from Tate.

2010

A second-round draft pick, Tate has received a lot of preseason hype after a standout career at Notre Dame. Seattle's lackluster WR unit gives Tate an opportunity to climb the depth chart, but keep in mind the track record of rookie receivers in the NFL. And while Tate is a gifted after-the-catch runner, he's not a burner or downfield threat, something the Seahawks need. He's small at 5-10, and scouts question his upper-body strength, which could make getting off the line difficult against bumb-and-run coverage. Tate has upside, but there will be better lottery tickets in most fantasy drafts.