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Golden Tate

Wide Receiver

Age: 32
Free Agency: 2023 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 10
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $10,352,942 (5.24% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $8,000,000 (4.77% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.77
  • Contract Value: $37,500,000 ($9,375,000 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $22,950,000
  • Contract Ranking: 26/385 at WR

Current Contract

(UFA, signed 2019)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201931$1,975,000$2,500,000$3,000,000$25,000$3,000,000$7,035,2943.6%
202032$7,975,000$2,352,942$0$25,000$0$10,352,9425.2%
202133$8,475,000$2,352,942$0$25,000$0$10,852,9425.0%
202234$5,975,000$2,352,939$0$25,000$0$8,352,9393.7%
Total$24,400,000$9,558,823$3,000,000$100,000$3,000,000$36,594,117

Contract Notes

Golden Tate signed a four year, $37.5 million contract with the Giants on March 14, 2019. Tate's contract contains $22.95 million that is fully guaranteed at signing. Tate's 2019 and 2020 salaries are both guaranteed and he received a $10 million signing bonus.
Career Earnings: $45,652,676
Career APY: $4,565,268
Potential Earnings: $68,152,676
Total Guarantees: $45,421,500
Largest Cash Payment: $14,535,294 (2019)
Largest Cap Number: $10,852,942 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedExpired20104$3,306,500$826,625$1,471,500$3,411,500103.2%$852,875
EaglesUFAExpired20145$31,000,000$6,200,000$10,500,000$3,705,88212.0%$3,705,882
LionsUFATraded20145$31,000,000$6,200,000$10,500,000$24,000,00077.4%$6,000,000
GiantsUFAActive20194$37,500,000$9,375,000$22,950,000$14,535,29438.8%$14,535,294
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks4$3,411,500$852,875$3,411,5000.0%$00.0%
Eagles1$3,705,882$3,705,882$3,705,8820.0%$00.0%
Lions4$24,000,000$6,000,000$21,648,7500.0%$5,645,3680.0%
Giants1$14,535,294$14,535,294$7,035,2940.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Seahawks$320,000$250,000$0$0$0$570,000--$1,320,000
2011Seahawks$450,000$250,000$0$0$0$700,0000.6%$450,000
2012Seahawks$540,000$250,000$471,500$0$0$1,261,5001.0%$1,011,500
2013Seahawks$630,000$250,000$0$0$0$880,0000.6%$630,000
2018Eagles$7,000,000$0$0$0$0$3,705,8822.1%$3,705,882
2014Lions$1,500,000$1,600,000$0$0$1,500,000$3,100,0002.3%$9,500,000
2015Lions$745,000$2,351,250$0$0$745,000$3,096,2502.1%$3,750,000
2016Lions$4,750,000$2,351,250$0$0$0$7,101,2504.6%$4,750,000
2017Lions$6,000,000$2,351,250$0$0$0$8,351,2505.0%$6,000,000
2019Giants$1,975,000$2,500,000$3,000,000$25,000$3,000,000$7,035,2943.6%$14,535,294
2020Giants$7,975,000$2,352,942$0$25,000$0$10,352,9425.2%$8,000,000
2021Giants$8,475,000$2,352,942$0$25,000$0$10,852,9425.0%$8,500,000
2022Giants$5,975,000$2,352,939$0$25,000$0$8,352,9393.7%$6,000,000
Total$46,335,000$19,212,573$3,471,500$100,000$5,245,000$65,360,249$68,152,676
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions2018$5,645,368$3,294,118
Total$5,645,368$3,294,118

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsRushingReceivingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialAttYardsAvgTDRecYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201115----50.3%0.0%5142.803538210.9310
201215----70.6%1.9%3206.704568815.3711
2013160075.3%20.8%33110.306489814.0530
2014160084.6%0.9%5306.0099133113.4410
2015160085.8%10.9%6416.80908139.0611
2016160083.5%0.0%1040.4091107711.8421
2017160075.8%1.9%5224.408589910.6411
2018150056.1%3.2%4348.507479510.7420
2019111058.2%7.4%11616.004967613.8611

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$4,978,000$9,375,000
Injury Adjusted$5,613,949$8,789,063
test
OTC Valuation $3.2M $6.4M $9.7M $12.9M $16.1M APY $3.7M $7.3M $11.0M $14.7M $18.3M $6,576,000 $6,500,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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