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Golden Tate

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 202

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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 | Calvin Johnson excited to face Jets

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:07:41 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson is licking his chops as he prepares to face the New York Jets in Week 4. "Single coverage high" is the scheme that New York used often against the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, and it led to big games for those teams' receivers. The Jets have been thin at cornerback due to injuries early this year. Johnson is fourth in the league in receiving yards (329) this year, and he has five catches and two touchdowns of 20 yards or more. If the Jets decide to double team Johnson, WR Golden Tate, who has 16 catches for 201 yards, could benefit. Johnson expects the Jets to play him man to man, because they love to blitz.

Fantasy Tip: Megatron is the most expensive receiver at FantasyScore this week ($8,900; 17.8% of cap), but he may still be a valuable option against the Jets, especially after a down week in Week 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Star-Ledger - Dom Cosentino

Lions | Golden Tate expects big year

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:59:38 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate said he believes his numbers can go up this year despite moving from the top option in Seattle to the No. 2 option in Detroit. "I think my numbers can be way better in this offense naturally how it's set up," Tate said. "I was coming from, you gotta think I was in the toughest division with the 49ers, Rams and Cardinals, defensively, with a run-heavy offense and now I'm going to a pass-happy offense where I'm on the same team as the best player in the league, one of the best players in the league who is going to draw a lot of attention, a lot of double coverage, which is going to leave me with a lot of single coverage with a lot of No. 2 and No. 3 cornerbacks."

Fantasy Tip: Tate spelled out the reasons why fantasy owners should be intrigued about his potential this year. The Lions have been looking for a reliable complement for Calvin Johnson for years, and Tate should fil the void. A career year seems inevitable, and fantasy owners should feel comfortable drafting him as a WR3.

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

Lions | Four WRs in contention for spot

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:37:47 -0700

The Detroit Lions have a huge competition at the wide receiver spot for a starting role behind WRs Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate. WRs Jeremy Ross, Kris Durham, Ryan Broyles and Corey Fuller are all in contention at this point.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Golden Tate removed from PUP

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:07 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (shoulder) was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, July 28, and he is expected to take part in the team's first training camp practice later in the day. Tate missed part of the team's spring workouts with a shoulder injury and said his shoulder was "just a little soreness" in June.

Fantasy Tip: Tate should be fine for preseason and for Week 1 of the regular season if he doesn't have any setbacks. Tate's new home gives him plenty of upside as the complement to Calvin Johnson. He's a great option to have as a WR3.

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

Lions | Golden Tate placed on PUP list

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:25:39 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform List, according to a league source.

Fantasy Tip: Tate did not practice at all during minicamp with an undisclosed injury, and it appears that issue is still bothering him. Check back when there is more information on the extent of the injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Lions | Goldent Tate confident in blocking ability

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:30:55 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate knows he can block. Tate said blocking is just as important as catching the ball and even went as far as to say it's not that challenging.

Fantasy Tip: As much as Tate takes pride in his blocking, he's also a quality fantasy wide receiver. He recently said he expects to catch more passes this year, which is definitely achievable in Detroit's potent offense. Consider Tate a high-end WR3 to low-end WR2 in standard leagues this year.

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

Lions | Golden Tate expects more receptions

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:45:01 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate said he expects to catch more passes in 2014 than he did last season because opponents will be focusing on trying to cover WR Calvin Johnson. "I think if I can stay healthy ... it's going to be fun," Tate said. "I have a chance to catch a ton more balls. I'm going to see a lot of single coverage. I'm probably going to see a lot of No. 2 and No. 3 cornerbacks because everyone's going to be on No. 81."

Fantasy Tip: Tate should have a solid role in the passing game this season, but the team likely will spread the ball around because of the weapons they have on offense. Owners should consider Tate as a No. 3 wide receiver with the chance to become a No. 2 fantasy wide receiver.

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

Lions | Golden Tate does not practice

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:43:16 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed) did not participate in any of the minicamp practices this week but should be ready for the start of training camp.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | OTA participant update

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:41:43 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed), RB Joique Bell (knee), RB Mikel Leshoure (undisclosed), WR Kevin Ogletree (undisclosed), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and OG Rob Sims (undisclosed) were present, but did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, June 12. WR T.J. Jones (undisclosed), LB Stephen Tulloch (undisclosed) and CB Chris Houston (toe) were absent from Lions' OTAs.

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

Lions | Jeremy Ross likely to return punts

Mon, 09 Jun 2014 05:56:05 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Jeremy Ross is likely the unquestioned punt returner for the team. WR Golden Tate has offered to return punts, but the team wants him to focus on offense.

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

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