Golden Tate

Wide Receiver Age: 27 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2010 College: Notre Dame Agent(s): Todd France (Five Star Athlete Management)
  • 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 2015, Tate will earn a base salary of $3,750,000. Tate has a cap hit of $5,350,000 while his dead money value is $10,150,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $31,000,000
    Signing Bonus $8,000,000
    Average Salary $6,200,000
    Guaranteed $16,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2014 Contract details by year 26 $1,500,000 $1,600,000 - $3,100,000 $10,500,000
    2015 Contract details by year 27 $3,750,000 $1,600,000 - $5,350,000 $10,150,000
    2016 Contract details by year 28 $4,750,000 $1,600,000 - $6,350,000 $4,800,000
    2017 Contract details by year 29 $6,000,000 $1,600,000 - $7,600,000 $3,200,000
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $7,000,000 $1,600,000 - $8,600,000 $1,600,000
    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

     


    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
    5 seasons $3,440,000 $9,000,000 - - - - $38,850 $12,478,850
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - - - - - $3,750,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - - - - - $4,750,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - - - - - $6,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    $24,940,000 $9,000,000 - - - - $38,850 $33,978,850
  • 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
  • 2015 Player Rankings

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

     

    Cap Hit ($5,350,000) Rank
    NFL: #201
    Detroit Lions: #5
    Wide Receiver: #21

    Total Cash ($3,750,000) Rank
    NFL: #336
    Wide Receiver: #40

    Average Annual ($6,200,000) Rank
    NFL: #193
    Wide Receiver: #20
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    Current Value Rankings

    Ranking Golden Tate's current TVS in terms of similar players at his position.

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    • Previous Rating: -5.30
    • Cap Hit: $3,100,000
    • Free Agent: 2019

    Fantasy Points

    • Season Total: 160.1
    • Points/Game: 10.01
    • Points/Snap: 0.17


    Statistics

    Season GP GS Snaps Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2014 16 16 924 144 99 1331 13.4 4 1 160.1
    2013 16 13 762 99 64 898 14 5 3 122.9
    2012 15 15 717 67 45 688 15.3 7 1 115.72
    2011 16 5 58 35 382 10.9 3 1 57.6
    2010 11 39 21 227 10.8 0 1 23.1