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Golden Tate

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 197

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Lions | Golden Tate never considered holding out

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 06:20:41 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate said he never seriously considered holding out even though the five-year, $31 million contract he signed prior to the 2014 season has been a relative bargain for the team. Tate is in the final year of his current deal but would prefer not to be actively involved in negotiations on a possible contract extension now that training camp has started.

Fantasy Tip: The soon-to-be 30-year-old Tate has caught 90 passes or more in each of the last four seasons, eclipsing the 1,000 yard mark in three of those campaigns. He should be viewed as a low-end WR2 or high-end WR3, with added value in PPR fantasy formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Justin Rogers

Lions | Golden Tate extension talks going slow

Sun, 13 May 2018 13:21:58 -0700

The Detroit Lions and WR Golden Tate, who is entering the final year of his contract, have yet to engage in any substantive talks regarding an extension and have indicated to Tate they want to allow first-year head coach Matt Patricia some time to get to know him first, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Contract talks looming for Golden Tate

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:39:54 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate could have talks of a long-term contract extension begin over the summer, according to general manager Bob Quinn.

Fantasy Tip: Tate is averaging more than 1,000 yards per season in four years in Detroit, catching at least 90 passes in every season. At worst, he's a strong WR3 in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

NFL | Christian Kirk the next Golden Tate?

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 20:41:05 -0800

Texas A&M WR Christian Kirk reminds Daniel Jeremiah of of Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate because of his elusiveness after the catch, and Jeremiah believes Kirk can make a similar impact.

Fantasy Tip: Kirk's size and speed makes him a potential weapon in the slot, and while his landing spot will determine how quickly he can make a fantasy impact, Kirk should be one of the first few receivers off the board in rookie drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Daniel Jeremiah

Lions | Week 17 game recap for Lions

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:40:09 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford completed 20-of-29 passes for 323 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers. RB Tion Green rushed for a team-high 21 yards, while RB Ameer Abdullah rushed eight times for 18 yards and a score. WR Golden Tate led the way with 104 yards on seven grabs with a score, while WRs Marvin Jones Jr. and Kenny Golladay also found the end zone. Jones had four grabs for 81 yards, and Golladay had 80 yards on his two grabs.

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Lions | Detroit not expecting to rest starters

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:21:34 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Tuesday, Dec. 26, he has given no consideration to resting his starters in Week 17 versus the Green Bay Packers - including players such as QB Matthew Stafford, WR Golden Tate and WR Marvin Jones.

Fantasy Tip: Caldwell is coaching for his job and while it seems highly unlikely management will put any weight on his ability to win a meaningless game against a fellow non-playoff team, he apparently isn't leaving it to chance either. As such, it appears Stafford, Tate and Jones will all be reasonable plays in a plus-matchup for owners who need to concern themselves with such things in Week 17.

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Lions | Golden Tate disappoints in Cincy

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 16:29:34 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate posted three receptions for 14 yards in Week 16 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Tate had a few pretty strong stat lines for fantasy owners throughout the season, but he managed just six grabs for 47 yards on 11 targets in Week 15 and Week 16 when he was needed most.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Lions | Three catches for Golden Tate

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:45:25 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate caught three passes on five targets for 33 yards in a 20-10 win over the Chicago Bears Saturday, Dec. 16.

Fantasy Tip: It was a quiet evening from Tate, but while he has been a little more inconsistent than in recent years, he is still on pace for almost 100 catches. Keep starting him, especially in PPR formats.

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Lions | Golden Tate busy in road victory

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:10:04 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate finished with eight receptions for 85 yards and a touchdown on his nine targets in Week 14 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Tip: Tate has eight receptions in back-to-back games, and he has managed at least three receptions in each of his 13 games this season. He also returned to the end zone for the first time in four games. Tate has been a steady low-end WR2 or must-start WR3 in most fantasy leagues this season.

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Lions | Eight grabs for Golden Tate

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 19:39:39 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate caught eight passes on 10 targets for 69 yards in a 44-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: It was Tate's most receptions since the season opener, but he remains on pace for 90-plus catches. His safe floor makes him a WR2 candidate in PPR format against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 14.

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