Seattle's Golden Tate gets attention for big block

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 20, 2012
Golden Tate has spent most of this week hearing his name being brought up in debates about whether his block on Dallas' Sean Lee was legal or not. It apparently was not legal as the Seattle wide receiver was hit with a hefty fine by the NFL. Tate said Thursday that he intends to appeal the fine, but that within the appeal, he wasn't going to receive clarification on what he should do differently in the future. What the Seahawks hope Tate continues to do is catch passes. After sitting out the season opener against Arizona with a knee injury, Tate had three receptions for 38 yards - all of them for first downs - and the one cracking block on Lee to highlight his 2012 debut.
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