Golden Tate would rather be talked about because he's making catches or scoring touchdowns.
This week, the Seattle wide receiver has gotten plenty of attention and very little of it for the three catches he had last Sunday against Dallas. Such is the situation Tate finds himself in after laying a block that flattened Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee and drew a fine from the NFL.
''I just have to deal with it, fix the problem, make sure it doesn't happen again,'' Tate said on Thursday. ''It's unfortunate that I got fined, but rules are rules.''
Tate was hit with a hefty fine from the league for his block on Lee that left the Dallas linebacker with an abrasion on his chin and helped define the Seahawks' physical pounding of the Cowboys in a 27-7 victory last Sunday.
Almost immediately after Tate's block, the debate started about whether it was legal and if it would draw a fine. The play happened in the fourth quarter when Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson scrambled from the pocket wit...