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Golden Tate signs with the Detroit Lions
- Updated: March 12, 2014
Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Lions, according to the Lions’ website. The deal is worth $31 million with $13.25 million guaranteed over five years.
Tate has spent all four years of his professional career with the Seahawks and looks to build on an impressive year in 2013. He led the Seahawks last season with 64 catches for 898 yards and 5 touchdowns.
This leaves the Seahawks without two of their best receiving prospects coming into the 2013 season with the loss of Tate and release of Sidney Rice. The move will open the door for receivers Jermaine Kearse and Doug Baldwin to step up and fill some of the void left by the departure of Tate.
The Seahawks also will look to getting a full season out of Percy Harvin to diminish the blow of losing their top receiver. Harvin will be able to fill much of the kick returning void left by Tate as he proved when he ran back the opening second half kickoff of the Super Bowl for a touchdown.
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