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Golden Tate

26-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Detroit Lions

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

48

Yds

649

TD

2

Avg

13.5

Tar

65

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

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...

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2014 ADP:  93.63

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 195   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.

October 19, 2014  –  Golden Tate News

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Tate had 10 catches on 13 targets for 154 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Saints.

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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
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 0 0 0 3 31 10.3 0 57 0 585 0 3 0
2014 25 Det 7 48 649 2 65 13.5 10.0 6 2 0 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 Proj 25 DET Subscribe now to see our 2014 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
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 7 11.0 17.9 14.5 7 93 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Golden Tate – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #2 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

332

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Golden Tate was on the field for 332 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Golden Tate was on the field for 4 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 719 8
2013 712 85
2014 332 4
Golden Tate 2014 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 NYG 55 0 6 93 0 6 15.5 1 1 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Car 66 0 5 57 0 8 11.4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 GB 57 1 5 51 0 7 10.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @NYJ 48 1 8 116 0 10 14.5 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf 51 1 7 134 1 9 19.1 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 @Min 55 1 7 44 0 12 6.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 NO 63 0 10 154 1 13 15.4 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Atl
9 BYE Bye Week
10 Mia
11 @Ari
12 @NE
13 Chi
14 TB
15 Min
16 @Chi
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:   195 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
Detroit Lions Team Injury Report
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Kyle Van Noy  IR-R

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

Tate had seven catches on 12 targets for 44 yards Sunday against the Vikings.

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Tate (hamstring) racked up seven receptions for 134 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Bills.

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Tate (hamstring) is listed as active Sunday versus the Bills, the Lions' official site reports.

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Tate (hamstring) is probable for Sunday's game against Buffalo.

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Tate logged only two limited practices this week, but the fact that he's listed as probable gives reason to think his workload was limited to keep him fresh for Sunday, and not necessarily due to injury limitations. The Lions are poised to lean on Tate a fair amount with Calvin Johnson (ankle) questionable and the duo of Joique Bell (concussion) and Joseph Fauria (ankle) already ruled out.
Head coach Jim Caldwell expects Tate (hamstring) to play in Sunday's game against the Bils, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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The extent of Tate's injury is uncertain, but Caldwell's optimism should provide the same to fantasy owners. Expect an update on his status when the Lions release their injury report following Friday's practice.
Tate was added to the Lions' injury report Thursday, after being limited by a hamstring injury, the Lions' official site reports.

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Tate had eight catches on 10 targets for 116 yards Sunday against the Jets.

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Tate caught five passes on seven targets for 51 yards Sunday against the Packers.

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Tate had five catches on eight targets for 57 yards Sunday against the Panthers.

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Tate caught all six of his targets for 93 yards in Monday's 35-14 loss to the Giants.

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Tate caught three passes for 36 yards in the Lions' third preseason game.

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Tate caught his only target for 14 yards in Saturday's preseason opener against the Browns.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.