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Golden Tate

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Wide Receiver Age: 31 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#60 overall), 2010 College: Notre Dame Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

Giants – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Golden Tate signed a 4 year, $37,500,000 contract with the New York Giants, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus, $22,950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,375,000. In 2020, Tate will earn a base salary of $7,975,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,352,942 and a dead cap value of $7,500,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $37,500,000
    Signing Bonus $10,000,000
    Average Salary $9,375,000
    Total Guarantees $22,950,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $22,950,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $1,510,294 $1,911,764 $2,823,529 $25,000 $6,270,587 $11,686,764 $14,358,823($14,358,823)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $11,686,764 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,416,177 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $11,686,764 2019 Cap Savings: $-5,416,177 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,186,764 2020 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,083,823 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $4,186,764 2020 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,083,823
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $7,975,000 $2,352,942 - $25,000 $10,352,942 $7,500,000 $8,000,000($22,358,823)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,852,942 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $7,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $2,852,942 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,852,942 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,852,942

    Potential Out: 2021, 2 yr, $22,358,823; $5,000,000 dead cap

    2021 Contract details by year 33 $8,475,000 $2,500,000 - $25,000 $11,000,000 $5,000,000 $8,500,000($30,858,823)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $5,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2021 Cap Savings: $8,500,000
    2022 Contract details by year 34 $5,975,000 $2,500,000 - $25,000 $8,500,000 $2,500,000 $6,000,000($36,858,823)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2022 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $2,500,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $6,000,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $22.95M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary + 2019 roster bonus + 2020 salary)
    • 2019 & 2020 salary guarantees voided per PED suspension
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $3M (guaranteed)
    • Workout Bonus: $25,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2014-2018

    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
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    2010-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,411,500
    Signing Bonus $1,000,000
    Average Salary $852,875
    Total Guarantees $1,471,500
    Guaranteed at Signing $1,471,500
    Free Agent: 2014 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards 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
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,705,882 - - - - - - $3,705,882
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,294,118 - - - - - - $3,294,117
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,510,294 $10,000,000 $2,823,529 $25,000 - - - $14,358,823
    10 seasons $23,445,294 $19,000,000 $2,823,529 $25,000 $3,005,000 - $38,850 $48,337,672
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,975,000 - - $25,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $8,475,000 - - $25,000 - - - $8,500,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,975,000 - - $25,000 - - - $6,000,000
    $45,870,294 $19,000,000 $2,823,529 $100,000 $3,005,000 - $38,850 $70,837,672
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,940,000 $1,000,000 - - - - - $2,940,000
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,289,118 $8,000,000 - - $3,005,000 - - $27,332,967
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,705,882 - - - - - - $3,705,882
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,510,294 $10,000,000 $2,823,529 $25,000 - - - $14,358,823
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 07/27/2019, 4 games, $1,797,000

      PEDs


    • 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: $1,846,875

  • Transactions

    Jul 27 2019Suspended 4 games for violating the league’s PED policy, forfeiting $1.797M of 2019 salary and bonus with New York (NYG)
    Mar 14 2019Signed a 4 year $37.5 million contract with New York (NYG)
    Oct 30 2018Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Detroit (DET) for 2019 3rd round pick (#88 - traded)
    Sep 10 2015Restructured $3.005M of his 2015 salary into bonus, clearing $2,253,750 in 2015 cap space with Detroit (DET)
    Mar 12 2014Signed a 5 year $31 million contract with Detroit (DET)
    Nov 1 2013Fiend $7,875 for taunting against St. Louis (STL)
    Jul 28 2010Signed a 4 year $3.411 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Apr 23 2010Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 2 (#60 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2019 NYG 11 11 10 629 0.787 85 49 676 13.8 61.45 6 1 3 103.2
    2018 PHI 15 15 7 607 0.618 113 74 795 10.7 53.00 4 2 6 108.9
    2017 DET 16 16 12 791 0.758 120 92 1003 10.9 62.69 5 1 4 132.5
    2016 DET 16 16 16 866 0.835 135 91 1077 11.8 67.31 4 2 7 132.1
    2015 DET 16 16 16 929 0.858 128 90 813 9 50.81 6 1 6 119.4
    2014 DET 16 16 16 924 0.845 144 99 1331 13.4 83.19 4 1 6 160.1
    2013 SEA 16 16 13 762 0.753 99 64 898 14 56.13 5 3 3 122.9
    2012 SEA 15 15 15 717 0.706 67 45 688 15.3 45.87 7 1 2 115.72
    2011 SEA 16 16 5 58 35 382 10.9 23.88 3 1 0 57.6
    2010 SEA 12 11 39 21 227 10.8 20.64 0 1 23.1
    Totals 149 148 110 6,225 - 988 660 7,890 12.0 53.31 44 14 38 1,075.52