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Golden Tate says it’s time for the Lions to take that next step

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate proved to be a good free agent pickup as many believed he was the team’s best player by the end of the season. Even though the Lions lost Ndamukong Suh in free agency, Tate still believes that this team is one of the NFC’s best. While many believe that Green Bay Packers are considered the favorite to win the NFC North, Tate says it’s time for the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions aim for Super Bowl, not mediocrity, coming off 11-5 season

The Detroit Lions will return for the start of training camp in one month and then try to do something they've never done in the franchise history. The Lions have never had double-digit victories in back-to-back seasons. Just three years ago, they plummeted to four wins after finishing 10-6 and going to the playoffs the previous season. There are other similar examples of crashing...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Last year's drops not indictment of Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate's hands

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate knows he dropped a handful of passes last year—his followers made sure of that."The social media nowadays, someone's going to let you know," Tate said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. "Someone's going to tweet at you or give you a shoutout for the good or the bad."Pro Football Focus pinned six dropped passes on Tate in 2014, according...
Via Fox Sports
10 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...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's Golden Tate can't rely on typical wide receiver traits

Only 5-foot-10 and 195 pounds, Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate can't rely on his size to create coverage mismatches like teammate Calvin Johnson can. Also, unlike many other pass-catchers his size, Tate isn't the fastest player on the field either. Yet, Tate racked up 99 receptions for 1,331 yards and four touchdowns last season. His explosive production was more a result...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Seahawks should have paid Golden Tate what he wanted

When Golden Tate took the Detroit Lions’ money and ran from the then-reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, he claimed it was because the Lions’ offer was simply too much higher to refuse. This came as a surprise to many Seahawks fans, considering that Tate had gone on record saying he would take a hometown discount. In other words, he thinks the Seahawks low-balled him...
Via cover32
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate has crazy high expectations for himself in 2015

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate had a breakout year in 2014. He’s hoping to exceed his monster number this coming season. Tate said his goal is to stack a better season on top of the previous. Looking to top his Pro Bowl numbers from 2014. — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) June 1, 2015 Tate: "I had a career high year, but for me that’s not good enough. I want to see...
Via cover32
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden Tate Challenges Organization to “Have Best Offseason of Your Life”

Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate may be new to the team, but he had some strong words of encouragement for the organization following its disheartening playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday evening (via I challenged every man in here, coaches, trainers, fan base, players obviously, to go have the best offseason of your life. We see how close we are as a community...
Via Sportsnaut
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden Tate gives fantastic response to Percy Harvin trade

The Seattle Seahawks let WR Golden Tate walk and test the free agency market without even thinking twice. There were rumors of dissension and locker room incidents between Tate and other members of the team, including WR Percy Harvin and QB Russell Wilson. Lance Zierlein of Sports Talk 790 touched on some of that on Twitter....
Via The Sports Daily
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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