Golden Tate

Wide Receiver Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2010 College: Notre Dame Agent(s): Todd France (FAME)
  • Current Contract

    Golden Tate signed a 5 year / $31,000,000 contract with the Detroit Lions, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $13,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,200,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $31,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $6,200,000
    Guaranteed $13,250,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year $1,500,000 $1,600,000 $3,100,000 $10,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year $3,750,000 $1,600,000 $5,350,000 $7,400,000
    2016 Contract details by year $4,750,000 $1,600,000 $6,350,000 $4,800,000
    2017 Contract details by year $6,000,000 $1,600,000 $7,600,000 $3,200,000
    2018 Contract details by year $7,000,000 $1,600,000 $8,600,000 $1,600,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 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

     


    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   Base Salary Signing Bonus Cap Hit Dead
    2010 $320,000 $250,000 $570,000 -
    2011 $450,000 $250,000 $700,000 -
    2012 $540,000 $250,000 $790,000 -
    2013 $630,000 $250,000 $880,000 $250,000
    Free agent year 2014 UFA  
    • $1.471 million guaranteed
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout 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 - - - - $9,500,000
    Est. Earnings $3,440,000 $9,000,000 - - - - $12,440,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    11/01/2013 Player contract details by year Taunting $7,875 Taunting against St. Louis (STL)
    09/27/2013 Player contract details by year Hit on Defenseless Player $21,000 Defenseless hit against Jaguars S Dwight Lowery
    09/21/2012 Player contract details by year Blindside Block $21,000 for a blindside block on Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee
    - $49,875
  • 2014 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($3,100,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    NFC: #0
    NFC North: #0
    Detroit Lions: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0

    Total Cash ($9,500,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0

    Average Annual ($6,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #0
    Wide Receiver: #0