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Golden Tate

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 197

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Lions | Golden Tate could shift to slot

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:30:37 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate could play more in the slot with WR Kenny Golladay potentially ready for a starting spot outside.

Fantasy Tip: Tate is built more like a slot receiver, and he doesn't get enough credit for what he has done the last three seasons somewhat out of position on the outside. He'll remain their top receiving option, and the move could only be a positive. He's a strong WR2 in fantasy.

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Lions | Golden Tate supports Matthew Stafford

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 18:30:46 -0700

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford needs a contract extension as soon as possible, according to WR Golden Tate. "They gotta get that done," Tate said "He deserves it. He does everything right. You don't have to worry about him getting in trouble. He balls-out. He's tough as nails. He's what you want in a quarterback."

Fantasy Tip: Tate has enjoyed plenty of success catching passes from Stafford, so it is no surprise that he is a believer. Stafford enters the season as a dependable QB1, and Tate is a quality WR2.

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Lions | Golden Tate a reception machine

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 17:11:52 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has the sixth-most receptions in the NFL since signing with Detroit in 2014, and he has reached 90 receptions in all three seasons with the team.

Fantasy Tip: Tate is locked in as Matthew Stafford's go-to option. He is an underrated WR2 with a high floor in PPR formats.

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Lions | Golden Tate tough to bring down

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:09:59 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate was seventh in the NFL last season with 153 receiving yards after contact.

Fantasy Tip: Tate started slowly, but he ended up with a 91-1,077-4 line. He's an underrated WR2 in fantasy.

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Lions | Golden Tate leads in forced missed tackles

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:38:22 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has forced 53 missed tackles since 2015, the most in the NFL by a wide receiver over that span.

Fantasy Tip: Tate has been a target and reception machine since joining Detroit in 2014, racking up at least 90 catches and drawing more than 125 targets in each of his three years with the Lions. Considering his talents and the high-powered offense he plays in with Matthew Stafford under center, it looks like Tate can be relied upon again as a WR2 in 2017.

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Lions | Receiver competition brewing in Detroit

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 18:05:11 -0700

Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones and WR Jace Billingsley currently have a leg up in the battle for the remaining receiver spots behind WR Marvin Jones, WR Golden Tate and WR Kenny Golladay, according to Tim Twentyman of

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Lions | Golden Tate addresses contract status

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 16:03:32 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate addressed reporters that he believes he is "underpaid", but the veteran wideout is unlikely to seek a contract extension during the 2017 season. Tate told reporters he is "eyeing a new deal" within the next couple years but is not demanding one.

Fantasy Tip: Tate has had three straight seasons of 90 catches or more and has 1,831 yards after catch since coming to the Lions in 2014. He will go fairly high as a WR1 in most drafts.

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Lions | Golden Tate overcame slow start

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:22:51 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate averaged 3.4 catches, 6.1 targets and 26.8 yards per game over the first five games of 2016, but he posted per-game averages of 6.7 catches, 9.5 targets and 85.7 yards over the final 11 games.

Fantasy Tip: Despite the slow start, Tate reached 90 receptions for the third straight year and topped 1,000 yards. He should be a dependable WR2 in PPR formats in 2017.

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Lions | Six catches for Golden Tate

Mon, 26 Dec 2016 21:50:59 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate posted six receptions for 58 yards on his six targets in the Week 16 game against the Dallas Cowboys Monday, Dec. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Tate's production has been erratic lately, posting 100-yard games in two of the past four while sandwiched around a pair of mediocre performances. He does have six or more grabs in four straight and eight of the past 10 to help those in PPR fantasy formats.

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Lions | Golden Tate has 100-yard game

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 14:05:17 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate caught eight of his 13 targeted passes for 122 yards in a 17-6 loss to the New York Giants.

Fantasy Tip: One of his passes was a 67-yard strike from Matthew Stafford, and that was more a victim of the Giants giving up big plays than anything else. If Tate can do this against a defense like New York, however, then he's worth starting as a WR1.

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