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15 Golden Tate WR

New York Giants

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
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Player Updates

March 3, 2021 08:16 PM
Golden Tate: Let go by Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants released Tate (calf) on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

As expected, New York will part ways with Tate in a move that frees up $6.1 million in cap space for the team. Tate, who missed the final two games of the 2020 season due to a calf injury, is free to begin searching for a new landing spot immediately. However, the 32-year-old slot man could have difficulty finding an uncontested starting job on the open market, given that he dealt with a number of injuries and was suspended twice during his two years with the Giants. Tate was held below 50 receiving yards in all 12 of his appearances last season.

January 3, 2021 11:44 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Hits sideline Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) is listed as inactive Sunday against the Cowboys, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Tate's two seasons with the Giants have been injury-plagued, and the result has been his two lowest receiving-yardage campaigns (388 this season, 676 in 2019) since his second year in the league back in 2011. He has cap hits of $10.9 million next season and $8.4 million in 2022, so the team has a difficult decision to make due to the dead money charge incurred if they opt to move on from the 32-year-old wide receiver. Ultimately, Tate's contract may be easier to stomach for the Giants with a cost-controlled starting quarterback on the roster in 2019 first-round pick Daniel Jones.

January 1, 2021 07:56 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Considered doubtful for Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) is listed as doubtful heading into Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

The veteran wideout looks poised to sit out as the Giants fight for their postseason lives Sunday at MetLife Stadium. If the 32-year-old is in fact sidelined for a second straight game, the Giants would likely turn to Dante Pettis, Austin Mack and C.J. Board for added opportunities alongside starters Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton in three-receiver sets.

December 31, 2020 03:00 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: No practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) was a non-participant at practice Thursday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Tate picked up a calf injury in practice last week, which sidelined him for a Week 16 loss in Baltimore. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com, Tate worked out with the training staff on the side for a second session in a row Thursday. Due to his lack of practice reps so far this week, Tate seems to be poised for a second straight absence and fourth of the campaign Sunday against the Cowboys. If he's unable to play, reps will open up at wide receiver for Dante Pettis, Austin Mack and C.J. Board behind Sterling Shepard (rib) and Darius Slayton.

December 30, 2020 08:04 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Still managing calf injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) will work off to the side with the Giants' training staff during Wednesday's practice, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

Ranaan suggests that the Giants don't appear "overly optimistic" about Tate's chances of suiting up Sunday against the Cowboys. If Tate remains out this weekend, Dante Pettis and Austin Mack would be candidates for added snaps at receiver alongside top options Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton.

December 25, 2020 03:56 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Won't play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Baltimore, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

Tate was held out of practice Thursday and Friday after injuring his calf during Wednesday's session. His absence likely means Sterling Shepard will see more work from the slot, which isn't necessarily a good thing against a Baltimore defense that often uses CB Marlon Humphrey to defend the middle of the field. Austin Mack and C.J. Board are the top candidates to get WR snaps alongside Shepard and Darius Slayton in three-wide formations.

December 24, 2020 11:44 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Slated to miss practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (calf) won't participate in Thursday's practice, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

After Tate exited Wednesday's session early with the right calf injury, head coach Joe Judge said that Tate will work out on a side field with trainers Thursday, per Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site. The Giants will presumably reassess Tate after the workout before determining whether he's fit to practice in some capacity in the Giants' final session of the week Friday. Since being a healthy inactive Week 9, Tate has reclaimed his role as the Giants' No. 3 receiver over the past five games, producing a 13-162-0 stat line on 23 targets.

December 23, 2020 04:12 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Injured at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice after sustaining a right calf injury during the session, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

According to Dan Duggan of The Athletic, Tate had to be examined by trainers midway through practice. The veteran wideout has been operating as the No. 4 option in New York's passing game, so if he were to miss any time, it could free up a couple extra targets for the likes of Sterling Shepard, Darius Slayton and tight end Evan Engram (calf).

December 23, 2020 09:28 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Catches two passes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate caught two of three targets for 13 yards Sunday against the Browns.

Tate played only 30 offensive snaps and is the No. 4 option in the passing game at this point behind Sterling Shepard, Darius Slayton and tight end Evan Engram.

December 13, 2020 05:48 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Comes up just short on long catch
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate caught one of two targets for 39 yards in Sunday's 26-7 loss to the Cardinals.

The veteran receiver's third-quarter catch was New York's longest play of the afternoon, and he came up just short of the end zone on the play, setting up a one-yard Dion Lewis score for the team's only points. He actually led the team in receiving yards as quarterback Daniel Jones struggled in his return, but Tate still hasn't reached 50 receiving yards in a game this season heading into a Week 15 matchup with the Browns.

December 7, 2020 04:04 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Snags four passes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate caught all four targets for 30 yards in Sunday's 17-12 win over the Seahawks.

Tate and Evan Engram tied for the team high in receptions as the only players to catch more than one pass Sunday. It still didn't lead to major production for Tate, who hasn't recorded more than 50 receiving yards in a game this year. It hasn't mattered who has been under center for Tate's production, but the offense may be more effective if Daniel Jones (hamstring) returns to action next week against the Cardinals.

November 29, 2020 05:48 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Lackluster production vs. Bengals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate caught four of nine targets for 36 yards during Sunday's 19-17 win over the Bengals.

Tate recorded a new season high in targets but just one of his receptions went for more than 10 yards as he was held under 50 for the ninth time in as many games. The increased usage can partially be attributed to the ultra-conservative Colt McCoy replacing Daniel Jones (hamstring) after the latter suffered an injury. If Jones is forced to sit out next Sunday against the Seahawks, Tate could find a few extra passes thrown his way but seems unlikely to produce impressive numbers.

November 15, 2020 10:12 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: One big gain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate recorded two receptions on five targets for 44 yards in Week 10 against the Eagles.

Tate returned from a one-game absence but was held relatively quiet. His most impactful play came on the Giants' first drive of the second half when he made a leaping grab down the right sideline for a 28-yard gain. Daniel Jones spread targets to a number of Giants receivers, making it difficult to count on Tate seeing consistent volume to close the season. He and Giants will have a bye before a Week 12 matchup against the Bengals.

November 15, 2020 11:36 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Suiting up Week 10
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (knee) is listed as active Sunday against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Near the end of Thursday's practice, Tate suffered a knee injury that was later determined to be "minor." He was limited on Friday's injury report before being listed as questionable for Week 10. With the Giants clearing him to suit up Sunday, Tate will be making his first appearance since Week 8 after the Giants made him a healthy scratch last weekend due to his public criticism of his usage, which waned in his previous three games played (just six total targets).

November 15, 2020 08:12 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Should play Week 10
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (knee), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, is expected to play, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

After being inactive for last week's win in Washington in a coach's decision, Tate is expected to return to a starting role at receiver alongside Darius Slayton and Sterling Shepard if his health cooperates. Tate hit a snag when he tweaked his knee during practice Thursday, but he was at least able to return to work Friday as a limited participant. He's apparently continuing to trend in the right direction as Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff approaches, but his availability won't be officially confirmed until the Giants release their inactive list around 11:30 a.m. ET.

November 13, 2020 02:36 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Deemed questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official website reports.

Tate suffered a minor knee injury during Thursday's practice and was then a limited participant in Friday's session. He was a healthy scratch last week amidst some conflict with the team, but wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert suggested Tuesday that Tate likely would return to his slot role for Sunday's game against the Eagles. It's no longer clear Tate will be able to do so, potentially setting up Austin Mack for another week in a top-three role. The Eagles and Giants have a 1:00 ET kickoff, so Tate's status should be finalized by 11:30 a.m. when inactive lists are released.

November 13, 2020 11:52 AM
Giants' Golden Tate: Optimism for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Joe Judge said he's "optimistic" Tate (knee) will be able to play Sunday against the Eagles, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

The 32-year-old suffered the knee injury during Thursday's practice, but the initial diagnosis indicated it's a minor issue. Tate's participation at Friday's practice session and his status on the injury report will provide a better idea of his outlook heading into the weekend.

November 12, 2020 06:28 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: May escape with minor injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate is believed to have sustained a minor knee injury during Thursday's practice, Ralph Vacciano reports.

Tate injured his knee late during Thursday's session, but initial medical evaluations appear to have returned with optimistic news. The Giants will provide a clearer idea of the severity of Tate's injury, and his chances of suiting up Sunday against the Eagles, after all necessary tests have been completed. The veteran wideout was benched Week 9 after publicly airing grievances about his role in the team's offense.

November 12, 2020 03:16 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Injures knee at Thursday's practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Tate suffered a knee injury in the later stages of Thursday's practice, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

Tate was poised to speak to the media Thursday, but the chat was nixed as the Giants noted the health concern necessitated the wide receiver get checked out by the team's training staff. The situation comes on the heels of Tate sitting out Week 9 due to public criticism of his usage within the offense. Upcoming tests will determine the extent of his injury and any potential missed time.

November 10, 2020 05:08 PM
Giants' Golden Tate: Expected to take back starting role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Giants wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert said Tuesday that he expects Tate to reclaim the same role on offense he held prior to being a healthy inactive in Sunday's 23-20 win over Washington, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

Tolbert's comments jibe with what head coach Joe Judge said Monday, when Tate was allowed to return to the Giants' facility after the team chose not to have him make trip to Washington on the heels of public criticisms he made regarding his lack of involvement in the offense. Assuming he's made amends with the coaching staff, Tate looks poised to rejoin Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton as a starting receiver, though the 32-year-old won't necessarily be in store for an uptick in targets. In fact, Tate could see himself subbed out more frequently after undrafted rookie Austin Mack made a case for more playing time by leading all New York wideouts with four catches for 72 yards in the win over Washington. Dante Pettis, claimed off waivers from the 49ers last week, could also cut into Tate's snaps.

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Game Log
WkDateOpponentResultRECYDSAVGLGTD
1Mon 09/14@ NYGL 26-1600--0
2Sun 09/20@ CHIL 13-175479.4200
3Sun 09/27vs SFL 9-365367.2180
4Sun 10/04@ LARL 9-174205.0120
6Sun 10/18vs WASW 20-1911111.0110
7Thu 10/22@ PHIL 21-2213939.0391
8Mon 11/02vs TBL 23-2523115.5191
9Sun 11/08@ WASL 23-2000--0
10Sun 11/15vs PHIW 27-1724422.0380
12Sun 11/29@ CINW 19-174369.0130
13Sun 12/06@ SEAW 17-124307.5160
14Sun 12/13vs ARIL 7-2613939.0390
15Sun 12/20vs CLEL 6-202136.5140
16Sun 12/27@ BALL 13-2700--0
17Sun 01/03@ NYGL 19-2300--0
Career Receiving Stats
SeasonTeamGGSRECYDSReAvgLGTD20+40+1st
2021NYG0000---00000
2020NYG1243538811.13925019
2019NYG11104967613.864610330
2018PHI1577479510.76749233
2017DET161292100310.971510344
2016DET161691107711.867413446
2015DET1616908139.04367150
2014DET161699133113.473417558
2013SEA16136489814.080512341
2012SEA15154568815.351712529
2011SEA1653538210.93335016
2010SEA1102122710.8520218
Total160114695827811.9804610227374
Career Rushing Stats
SeasonTeamGGSATTYDSRuAvgLGTD20+1st
2021NYG0000---0000
2020NYG124000.00000
2019NYG111011616.016001
2018PHI1574348.530011
2017DET16125224.410001
2016DET16161040.411001
2015DET16166416.815003
2014DET16165306.013001
2013SEA161333110.320011
2012SEA15153206.713001
2011SEA1655142.814001
2010SEA110242.03000
Total160114442164.9300211
Career Kick Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGLGTD
2021NYG000---00
2020NYG1200---00
2019NYG1100---00
2018PHI1500---00
2017DET16200.010
2016DET1600---00
2015DET1612626.0260
2014DET1600---00
2013SEA1635719.0240
2012SEA1500---00
2011SEA1600---00
2010SEA1111010.0100
Total16079313.3260
Career Punt Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGFCLGTD
2021NYG000---000
2020NYG124358.82150
2019NYG1110979.77170
2018PHI157284.00120
2017DET1622311.52130
2016DET1600---000
2015DET16201497.514230
2014DET1600---000
2013SEA165158511.514710
2012SEA1500---100
2011SEA16100.0000
2010SEA111519212.86630
Total160111111910.146710
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/191
Birthdate:
08/02/1988
Age:
32
Hometown:
Nashville, TN
School:
Notre Dame
NFL Experience:
12
Awards: