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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

WATCH: Golden Tate flips into end zone on game-winning TD

The once vaunted Minnesota Vikings are now on a three-game losing streak. The most recent loss came at the hands of the Detroit Lions and was sealed on a fantastic catch and run from Golden Tate. Matthew Stafford. Golden Tate.FOR THE WIN.BALL GAME. #OnePride #DETvsMIN — NFL (@NFL) November 6, 2016 There are a few things to look at here. One, Tate did...
Via Sportsnaut
November 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Golden Tate on benching: It ‘lit a fire under my tail’

The expectations heading into this season were that Golden Tate would take over the mantle as the Detroit Lions’ No. 1 receiver. Following the retirement of Calvin Johnson, someone had to provide Matthew Stafford with that consistent targets. Considering Tate had put up 189 receptions for over 2,100 yards in the previous two seasons, he figured to be the one to step up. Through...
Via Sportsnaut
October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Golden Tate celebrates with cheerleaders after touchdown (Video)

After scoring a touchdown against the Rams, Golden Tate was in a jubilant mood. With Detroit trailing 28-21 in the fourth quarter, Matthew Stafford found Tate for a 23-yard score, leading to a tie game after the extra point was converted. It was Tate’s first touchdown of the season, which called for a celebration. So, he found a few cheerleaders, borrowed some pompoms, and showed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 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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