Embed This Golden Tate

Wide Receiver Age: 29 Exp: 8 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2010 College: Notre Dame Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)



  • Current Contract

    Golden Tate signed a 5 year, $31,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,200,000. In 2017, Tate will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,351,250 and a dead cap value of $10,702,500.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $31,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $6,200,000
    Total Guarantees $16,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $10,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $1,500,000 $1,600,000 - $3,100,000 $10,500,000 $9,538,850($9,538,850)
    Pre-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: $10,500,0002014 Cap Savings: $-7,400,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: $10,500,0002014 Cap Savings: $-7,400,000 Post-6/1 Release2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $10,500,0002014 Cap Savings: $3,100,000 Post-6/1 Trade2014 Dead Cap: -2015 Dead Cap: $10,500,0002014 Cap Savings: $3,100,000
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $745,000 $1,600,000 $751,250 $3,096,250 $10,150,000 $3,750,000($13,288,850)
    Pre-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $10,150,0002015 Cap Savings: $-7,053,750 Pre-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $10,150,0002015 Cap Savings: $-7,053,750 Post-6/1 Release2015 Dead Cap: $4,350,0002016 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $-1,253,750 Post-6/1 Trade2015 Dead Cap: $4,350,0002016 Dead Cap: $5,800,0002015 Cap Savings: $-1,253,750
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $4,750,000 $1,600,000 $751,250 $7,101,250 $11,803,750 $4,750,000($18,038,850)
    Pre-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $11,803,7502016 Cap Savings: $-4,702,500 Pre-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $7,053,7502016 Cap Savings: $47,500 Post-6/1 Release2016 Dead Cap: $7,101,2502017 Dead Cap: $4,702,5002016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2016 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502017 Dead Cap: $4,702,5002016 Cap Savings: $4,750,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $6,000,000 $1,600,000 $751,250 $8,351,250 $10,702,500 $6,000,000($24,038,850)
    Pre-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $10,702,5002017 Cap Savings: $-2,351,250 Pre-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $4,702,5002017 Cap Savings: $3,648,750 Post-6/1 Release2017 Dead Cap: $8,351,2502018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade2017 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502017 Cap Savings: $6,000,000

    Potential Out: 2018, 4 yr, $24,038,850; $2,351,250 dead cap

    2018 Contract details by year 30 $7,000,000 $1,600,000 $751,250 $9,351,250 $2,351,250 $7,000,000($31,038,850)
    Pre-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Release2018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade2018 Dead Cap: $2,351,2502019 Dead Cap: $02018 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $10.5M initially guaranteed (Signing bonus + 2014 base + $1M of 2015 base)
    • $2.75M of 2015 fully guarantees on 3rd league day of 2015
    • 2015 Restructure: $3.005M/4 years

    Previous Contracts

    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,411,500
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $852,875
    Guaranteed $1,471,500
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 22 $320,000 $250,000 - $570,000 -
    2011 23 $450,000 $250,000 - $700,000 -
    2012 24 $540,000 $250,000 - $790,000 -
    2013 25 $630,000 $250,000 - $880,000 $250,000
    2014 Free agent year 26 UFA  
    • $1.471 million guaranteed
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $320,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $1,320,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 - - - - - - $450,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - - $540,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $8,000,000 - - - - $38,850 $9,538,850
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $745,000 - - - $3,005,000 - - $3,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - - - - - $4,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000
    8 seasons $14,935,000 $9,000,000 - - $3,005,000 - $38,850 $26,978,850
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    $21,935,000 $9,000,000 - - $3,005,000 - $38,850 $33,978,850
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/01/2013, $7,875

      Taunting against St. Louis (STL)


    • Player contract details by year 09/27/2013, $21,000

      Defenseless hit against Jaguars S Dwight Lowery


    • Player contract details by year 09/21/2012, $21,000

      for a blindside block on Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee


    • TOTAL: $49,875

  • 2017 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Golden Tate ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 10 10 9 485 0.725 75 59 691 11.7 3 1 86
    2016 16 16 16 866 0.835 135 91 1077 11.8 4 2 132.1
    2015 16 16 16 929 0.858 128 90 813 9 6 1 119.4
    2014 16 16 16 924 0.845 144 99 1331 13.4 4 1 160.1
    2013 16 16 13 762 0.753 99 64 898 14 5 3 122.9
    2012 15 15 15 717 0.706 67 45 688 15.3 7 1 115.72
    2011 16 16 5 58 35 382 10.9 3 1 57.6
    2010 12 11 39 21 227 10.8 0 1 23.1