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Golden Tate expects TE Eric Ebron to have ‘a big year’ for Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions receiver Golden Tate expects big things from second-year tight end Eric Ebron in 2015. Ebron was one of the most hyped offensive prospects to come out of the 2014 NFL draft. Many experts compared him to San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, thanks to his outstanding combination of size (6-foot-4, 250 pounds), speed and athleticism. As a rookie in 2014, Ebron showed...
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Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate compares offensive leap to high school classes

The Detroit Lions are entering their second season under offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, and wide receiver Golden Tate already sees a major leap in the unit's growth. "I think we’re way more advanced where we are as a team (at this point last year), understanding the offense and the defense. Special teams has a new coach and things to do, but for the most part we’re not like...
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Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate shares his thoughts on Deflategate

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate wasn't directly affected by the Deflategate scandal -- which resulted in a four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady -- but that doesn't mean he has no opinion about those who break the NFL's rules. Recently, Tate told Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press what he thinks about all the hubbub surrounding Brady and his...
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Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate 'excited' by offensive continuity

A certain electricity is taking over the Detroit Lions' offense heading into training camp, and wide receiver Golden Tate can feel it. "This year, hopefully, we don't have to go through that (wild-card route) again," Tate told Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press. "But this year you've got to think, [quarterback Matthew] Stafford's had several offenses since he's been in the...
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Golden Tate Says He’s Not ‘Second to Anyone’ Including Calvin Johnson

Golden Tate of the Detroit Lions has always played with a huge chip on his shoulders, and the receiver has never lacked confidence. Never afraid to utter brash statements, Tate may have outdone himself this time. As we know, Tate has a certain teammate who is widely considered the best player in the league at his position. Yet a recent interview revealed Tate doesn’t consider...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Golden Tate, Calvin Johnson’s equal in Detroit?

Golden Tate is entering his second season with the Detroit Lions and will look to put up great numbers as he did all of last season and doing so will hope to change the perception of him being the number two option on the offense. When you have Calvin “Megatron” Johnson on your team, the chances are pretty high that he will be a vital part of your offensive system, which Golden...
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Watch: Golden Tate’s three best touchdowns with the Lions

Detroit Lions’ receiver Golden Tate turned into quite a steal at $5 million a year for the next five years, as he was the team’s leading receiver last season. Tate set career highs with 99 catches for 1,331 yards and had four touchdowns in his first year in the Motor City. At 26 years old, he’s simply entering his prime. Here are the three best touchdowns he put up with Detroit...
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NFL fan designs Madden 16 cover featuring Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate

Every NFL star dreams of being featured on the cover of the Madden video game series—unless, of course, they believe in the infamous curse. Luckily for Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate, there's no known hex on players featured in fan-generated versions of the game's cover.Thanks to the creative eye of graphic artist Matt Stellar, Lions fans now know what Madden '16 would...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tate thinks camera operators should be subject to fines

Millions of folks witnessed Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James go crashing into a cameraman positioned on the baseline, and it resulted in a nasty gash to his head during the Game 4 of the NBA Finals. James’ incident was unfortunate, but Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden State took a little more seriously. According to ESPN’s Michael Rothstein, Tate thinks those...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

No Wide Receiver Makes Them Miss Like Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate

When  Golden Tate left the Seattle Seahawks the team and its fans knew they were losing a good player, but the front office just didn't think he was good enough to pay how he wanted to be paid. The Detroit Lions believed in him and were willing to pay him accordingly. After one season he has certainly proven they were right to do so (career highs in receptions, 99, and yards, 1...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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