Golden Tate news, rumors and stats

 

Golden Tate

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 198

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2010SEA112122710.8100242.00000
2011SEA163538210.91305142.80000
2012SEA154568815.29703206.67001
2013SEA166489814.035033110.33000
Average:4154913403175000
Total:16521951315013695001

Lions | Golden Tate wants to return punts

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:50:29 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has expressed his interest in continuing to serve as the club's primary punt returner this season. He averaged 7.5 yards per return in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Tate is expected to be the team's No. 1 receiver following the retirement of Calvin Johnson and he has actually led the Lions in receptions over the past two seasons. However, Detroit may want to avoid using him on special teams because he is such a valuable part of their offense. WRs T.J. Jones, Jeremy Kerley and Andre Roberts also have plenty of experience returning punts and could compete for the role during the preseason.

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

Lions | Quiet finish for Golden Tate

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:59:00 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate posted four receptions for 34 yards in the Week 17 game against the Chicago Bears. He was targeted six times.

Fantasy Tip: Tate helped early in the fantasy playoffs, posting four total touchdowns from Week 14 to 15, but he managed just eight grabs for 93 yards and no scores in the final two games. He remains more of a WR2/3 or flex fantasy option heading into 2016 after hauling in 90 receptions for 813 yards and six scores.

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Lions | Pair of scores for Golden Tate

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:48:53 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate posted six receptions for 45 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 15 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Dec. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Tate made the best of his team-high six targets. Despite the two first-half scores he remains more of a WR3 or flex FantasyScore option going forward.

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Lions | Golden Tate finds end zone twice

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 18:25:53 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate posted nine receptions for 60 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 14 game against the St. Louis Rams. He was targeted 10 times.

Fantasy Tip: Tate was the receiver of choice with Calvin Johnson nearly non-existent. Everyone in the Detroit passing game should excel in Week 15 against a terrible New Orleans Saints pass defense in Week 15 on Monday night.

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Lions | Golden Tate probable

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 14:26:44 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (calf) is listed as probable for Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: Tate ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) has played pretty well over his last few games. He's somewhat of an unsung player on the same team as Calvin Johnson, but he's worth a shot in FantasyScore lineups this week in what could be a shootout with the Green Bay Packers.

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Lions | Golden Tate a full participant

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:21:18 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (calf) participated fully in practice Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Fantasy Tip: Tate ($5,400, 10.8% of cap) was limited yesterday, so the upgrade is promising, and it looks like Tate will be able to play against the Green Bay Packers Thursday night. The Packers have played well defensively against wide receivers this season, though, so lower your expectations for Tate this week.

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Lions | Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate limited

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:59:42 -0800

Detroit Lions WRs Calvin Johnson (ankle) and Golden Tate (calf) were limited in practice Monday, Nov. 30.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson being limited in practice is like snow being white, so this shouldn't be a big surprise. Johnson and Tate should both be monitored leading up to Thursday night's game, of course. Unfortunately, they have a tough matchup against the Green Bay Packers, who have been one of the better fantasy defenses against wide receivers this year.

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Lions | Golden Tate not producing

Sat, 14 Nov 2015 19:48:31 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has yet to record a 100-yard game in 2015, and he has finished with fewer than 60 receiving yards in six of his eight games.

Fantasy Tip: Calvin Johnson ($7,300, 14.6% of cap) is questionable to suit up in Week 10, but unless he is sidelined, Tate ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) isn't worth using at FantasyScore as a secondary option in a struggling offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Michael Fabiano

Lions | Golden Tate not producing

Sat, 14 Nov 2015 19:48:31 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has yet to record a 100-yard game in 2015, and he has finished with fewer than 60 receiving yards in six of his eight games.

Fantasy Tip: Calvin Johnson ($7,300, 14.6% of cap) is questionable to suit up in Week 10, but unless he is sidelined, Tate ($5,100, 10.2% of cap) isn't worth using at FantasyScore as a secondary option in a struggling offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Michael Fabiano

Lions | Detroit expecting physical game

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:10:07 -0700

Detroit Lions WRs Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate expect the Minnesota Vikings to be physical with them in their Week 7 matchup. Minnesota hasn't allowed a team to throw for 300 yards this year and haven't allowed an opposing quarterback to complete more than 65.4% of his passes. QB Matthew Stafford typically has favored short passes against the Vikes as a result. Johnson is likely to draw CB Xavier Rhodes, who is a big and physical cornerback. Johnson only has two 100-yard games in 14 career contests against the Vikings and has double-digit targets in five of those games. Tate has been targeted at least 10 times twice in his three games against Minnesota and has had at least six catches in each game.

Fantasy Tip: Both receivers could have decent games, but Tate ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) is clearly the better value pick against a physical secondary because of his ability to excel on the shorter slants and routes.

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