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Golden Tate

26-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Detroit Lions

2013 Receiving Stats

Rec

64

Yds

898

TD

5

Avg

14.0

Tar

98

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: 202   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.

August 25, 2014  –  Golden Tate News

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

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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 Proj 25 DET Subscribe now to see our 2013 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
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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

712

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Golden Tate was on the field for 712 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

85

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Golden Tate was on the field for 85 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 719 8
2013 712 85
Golden Tate 2013 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 Min 47 6 4 51 0 6 12.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ari 55 5 1 19 0 2 19.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 24 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Was 31 8 5 88 0 8 17.6 2 0 2 29 14.5 0 0 0 0 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chi 41 8 3 17 0 5 5.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 65 4 5 61 1 11 12.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 18 0 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Cle 57 6 5 33 0 7 6.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Cin
8 Dal
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Chi 49 5 6 106 1 7 17.7 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
11 @Pit 38 4 1 26 0 4 26.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
12 TB
13 GB
14 @Phi 45 5 6 65 0 8 10.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 15 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bal
16 NYG 43 5 2 34 0 3 17.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Min 0 0 8 129 1 9 16.1 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

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

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Tate, who tweaked his shoulder during the Lions' offseason program, will come off the team's PUP list in advance of Monday's practice, Detroit News reports.

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Tate, who is coming off a 2013 season in which he caught 64 passes for 898 yards and five touchdowns for the Seahawks, is being counted on by the Lions to provide a complementary wideout presence opposite All-Pro Calvin Johnson. In such a scenario, Tate has a chance to see plenty of targets in the Detroit offense, and the fifth-year receiver appears poised to see a boost in his fantasy stock this coming season.
Tate (undisclosed) will begin training camp on the Lions' PUP list, NFL.com reports.

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The Lions have signed Tate to a five-year deal, ESPN.com reports.

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Tate, who caught a career-high 64 passes for 898 yards and five TDs in 2013, moves on from Seattle to join an offense that is typically pass-happy, where he should see plenty of looks opposite star wideout Calvin Johnson. It's a scenario that sets Tate up for an uptick in production, and in turn, his 2014 fantasy value.
Tate, who was held to three receptions for 17 yards in Seattle's Super Bowl victory against the Broncos, said he would take less money as a free agent to stay with the Seahawks, the Seattle Times reports.

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An unrestricted free agent, Tate made $630,000 this season. While Tate said he would sign for "a little less" to stay in Seattle, he also said, "I've still got to take care of myself and my family." With a healthy Percy Harvin and Jermaine Kearse seemingly ready to break out, the Seahawks can afford to let Tate walk, especially considering the salary-cap challenges that lay ahead. In his fourth NFL season, Tate posted careers highs for catches (64) and yards (898) and scored five touchdowns. But while supremely athletic, Tate is more role player than game-breaker. Including the playoffs, Tate had two 100-yard games this season and just five games with more than 65 yards receiving.
Tate caught four passes on six targets for 31 yards against the 49ers on Sunday.

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Tate caught eight passes on nine targets for 129 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's win over St. Louis.

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Tate is active for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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Tate wasn't listed on the Seahawks' estimated injury report Wednesday.

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Though Tate has a sprained thumb, he expects to be good to go Sunday against the Rams, the Seattle Times reports.

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Tate is coming off back-to-back two-catch efforts, but he should be a go Sunday in a game that the Seahawks will play with securing the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs in mind.

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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.