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Ben Tate

25-Year-Old Running Back – Cleveland Browns

2013 Rush/Rec Stats

Att

181

Yds

771

TD

4

Yds

140

TD

0

2013 Rush/Rec Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Nagging toe and hamstring injuries cost Tate five games last year and limited him throughout a disappointing season. If he can stay healthy this season, he'll reprise his 2011 role when he emerged as ...

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2013 ADP:  90

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 215   DOB: 8/21/1988  College: Auburn  Show ContractHide Contract

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Ben Tate Contract Information:

Signed a two-year deal with Cleveland in March of 2014.

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Tate agreed to a two-year contract with Cleveland on Saturday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

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Ben Tate NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 22 Hou 15 175 942 4 5.4 6 2 4 0 0 13 98 7.5 0 19 0 0 0 0 4 3
2012 23 Hou 11 65 279 2 4.3 2 0 0 0 0 11 49 4.5 0 11 0 0 0 0 1 1
2013 24 Hou 14 181 771 4 4.3 3 1 0 0 0 34 140 4.1 0 49 0 0 0 0 5 2
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ben Tate Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2011 22 Hou 15 8.5 9.4 9.0 12 63 25 6 5 1 7 5.2 7 3 1
2012 23 Hou 11 4.1 5.1 4.6 6 25 10 6 4 1 4 4.5 0 0 0
2013 24 Hou 14 8.2 10.7 9.4 13 55 28 11 4 2 10 2.9 5 2 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ben Tate – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

481

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Ben Tate was on the field for 481 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

0

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Ben Tate was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 143 0
2013 481 0

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Ben Tate 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Mia
2 @Bal 21 0 9 93 0 10.3 1 1 3 8 2.7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 @Min 25 0 9 36 0 4.0 0 0 3 7 2.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Cin 11 0 7 44 0 6.3 1 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf
6 Det 20 0 10 12 1 1.2 0 0 3 16 5.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 7 3 1 1 1
7 @GB 42 0 15 50 0 3.3 0 0 2 5 2.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @KC
9 Bal 48 0 22 81 0 3.7 0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Cin 68 0 19 88 0 4.6 0 0 4 29 7.3 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 3 1 0
12 Pit 24 0 7 1 0 0.1 0 0 5 26 5.2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Jax 49 0 22 102 3 4.6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0
14 @NE
15 Chi 40 0 16 72 0 4.5 0 0 3 20 6.7 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @NYJ
17 @Pit

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 Ben Tate  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 11"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   215 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.34 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.12 sec
GREAT
Cone Drill:   6.91 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   41 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   124 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   26 reps
ELITE
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Ben Tate: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Browns are thought to be the front runner to sign Tate, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Tate said his ribs are fine as he prepares for the beginning of free agency next week, the Houston Chronicle reports. Tate played through a rib injury for several weeks before eventually being placed on injured reserve late in the season.

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Tate (ribs) acknowledged after Tuesday's practice that he "probably" won't be back with the Texans next season, the Houston Chronicle reports. He becomes an unrestricted free agent in March.

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This was expected all along. The Texans can't afford to keep both Arian Foster and Tate, who should attract some offseason interest. It's presumed he'll get a multi-year offer and a chance to be some team's lead running back.
Tate has been placed on IR after suffering a fifth cracked rib this past weekend.

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Tate's latest injury -- which compounds the rib issues that he had previously been playing through -- figures to set the stage for Dennis Johnson to start the Texans' last two games, backed up by Deji Karim and Jonathan Grimes.
Tate underwent a CT scan on his ribs after Sunday's game against the Colts, ESPN's Tania Ganguli reports.

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Tate (ribs) had 16 carries for 72 rushing yards and three catches on six targets for 20 receiving yards Sunday against the Colts.

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Tate (ribs) is active for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.

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Tate (ribs/ankle) gained 53 yards on 14 carries and three yards on two receptions in Thursday's 27-20 loss to the Jaguars.

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Tate (ribs/ankle) is active for Thursday's game against Jacksonville, the Texans' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013

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2012

Tate had four fumbles in limited work last year and isnít nearly the receiver Arian Foster is, but he also averaged 5.4 YPC, which was tied for second best in the NFL (minimum 100 carries). Tate forced 30 missed tackles Ė only 10 backs had more, while 45 saw more snaps. Thereís little question Houstonís system is the best in the NFL right now for RB production, and while Tate has battled injuries in the past, when healthy heís proven to be not only adequate but a top-15-type talent. Consequently, if Foster were to go down, Tate could easily be a top-three fantasy commodity. Players with this rare type of upside should be drafted aggressively.

2011

After Houston traded up in the second round to draft Tate (1,362 yards, 5.2 YPC and 10 touchdowns as a senior) he entered 2010 as the favorite to become the Texans' lead ball carrier. Instead, he missed the entire year after fracturing his fibula and tearing ankle ligaments in the preseason. Tate is big and strong and surprisingly ran a 4.43 40 at the Combine, which was the third fastest time recorded by a running back. Tate received full medical clearance in February and enters camp competing with Derrick Ward to back up Arian Foster. Houston's backfield has become the best environment in the NFL, so taking a flier on Tate could pay huge dividends if Foster were to go down with an injury.

2010

After three nondescript seasons at Auburn, Tate busted out as a senior last year, rushing for 1,362 yards (5.2 YPC) and 10 touchdowns. Heís not known for his receiving, but heís also not completely worthless as a pass catcher either, and his pass protection is considered NFL ready. At 5-11, 218, Tate is big and strong, but he also surprisingly ran a 4.43 40 at the Combine, which was the third fastest time recorded by a running back. After Houston's struggles running the football last season (team YPC of 3.5 was tied for second worst in NFL), adding a RB was priority No. 1 for the Texansí offseason, so it came as no surprise when the team traded up to draft Tate in the second round. Steve Slaton has plenty of talent and is capable of rebounding, but thereís also no guarantee he makes a full recovery after undergoing surgery on his neck. Slaton is likely thought of as more of a third-down back by Houston anyway, and while the undrafted Arian Foster is another back competing for touches, the Texans coaching staff seems to love Tate. Houstonís offense is one of the best in the NFL, so any ballcarrier who can emerge as a workhorse in this system has top-five upside. Tate looks like the favorite.