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Golden Tate hoping for a contract extension, thinks he’s underpaid

Golden Tate didn’t beat around the bush about wanting a contract extension.Quoting a Pro Football Focus tweet about Julian Edelman’s contract extension with the New England Patriots, Tate replied: “I hope I’m one of the next ones to get extended….. big plays can come in all shapes and forms huh?” The veteran wide receiver has two years left on the five-year, $31 million...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate tweets about wanting contract extension

Shortly after the New England Patriots and Julian Edelman agreed to a contract extension on Thursday, Pro Football Focus sent out a tweet, noting that since 2014, Edelman has forced more missed tackles among receivers than all but four receivers. Detroit Lions star Golden Tate tops the list and made it known that he hopes a contract extension is coming his way, too. Some stats aren’t...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate responds to picture showing him and wife wearing MAGA hats

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate took to Twitter Wednesday to address a controversy that arose over a picture of the receiver and his wife wearing “Make America Great Again” hats. For those counting, that’s 10 billion percent, which is a lot. It’s a visceral reaction to what was a stupid controversy by any objective measure — though Tate did clarify that he wore...
Via Sportsnaut
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Golden Tate admits to added motivation playing Seahawks

It would mean a whole lot to the people of Detroit if the Lions pulled off a stunning upset against the Seattle Seahawks in the opening round of the playoffs this weekend. For Golden Tate, it would mean even more. Tate, who signed with the Lions three seasons ago after spending the first four years of his career in Seattle, was asked on Thursday if beating the Seahawks would be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Carroll: Seahawks’ contract offer to Golden Tate wasn’t communicated properly

Golden Tate might still be playing for the Seattle Seahawks if there wasn’t a mixup during negotiations in 2014. Head coach Pete Carroll told reporters Tuesday that the team’s contract offer to Tate wasn’t communicated properly, which led to the Pro Bowl receiver signing with the Detroit Lions for five years and $31 million. “There was a time when Golden didn’t know that...
Via The Sports Daily
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Golden Tate to wear custom cleats to honor Craig Sager

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate is apparently among the many who were impacted in a positive way by Craig Sager. He’s planning to honor the late legendary broadcaster with some custom cleats on Sunday. Not surprisingly, they are all kinds of awesome and feature a design about as crazy as the suit jackets Sager was famous for sporting. In honor of Craig...
Via Sportsnaut
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Golden Tate: Richard Sherman Among Toughest Corners To Play Against (Video)

Richard Sherman is considered by many fans, media and players as one of the best, if not the best cornerback in the NFL. One of Sherman’s former teammates, current Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate, told’s Michaela Vernava at Super Bowl 50 Radio Row that the Seattle Seahawks star is among the toughest corners to go up against. Tate would know — he spent four...
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golden Tate scores controversial TD for Lions

Remember the so-called Calvin Johnson rule? Apparently the officiating crew for Sunday’s game between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions does not subscribe to it. Late in the first half, Golden Tate caught a ball in the end zone but did not maintain control of it for very long. It popped up into the air and was corralled by a Bears defender. The call on the field was an interception...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden Tate: Lions fans 'turned their back on us'

The Detroit Lions have been an utter disaster all season long and just got destroyed at their home stadium, 42-17, by the Arizona Cardinals. Many Lions fans made it well known how annoyed they were with their team by booing and leaving well before the final moments of the game. Worse still is that prior to the game, wide receiver Golden Tate took note of how many empty seats...
Via Sportsnaut
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings head coach: We're not a dirty team

Never afraid to stir the pot, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate didn't mince words following his team's loss to the Minnesota Vikings last week.The always entertaining Tate seemingly indicated that the Lions' division rivals were a dirty team when asked if they took cheap shots during Sunday's game: “One hundred and ten percent,” Tate said, according to the Detroit Free...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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