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Golden Tate
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Updated: Sep 29th, 2020
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ECR# 44-
Best Rank# 32-
Worst Rank# 70-
    
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Rec21.3NAN
Rec Yds220.4NAN
Rec TD1.6NAN
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total98.451.5-
Avg Game7.04.3-
2019 Average7.04.3-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - FA
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF 
Week 2 vs. WAS 
Week 3 vs. DET 
Week 4 at CAR 
Week 5 at NYJ 
Week 6 at DAL 
Week 7 vs. SEA 
Week 8BYE WEEK 
Week 9 vs. MIA 
Week 10 vs. BUF 
Week 11 at SEA 
Week 12 at NE 
Week 13 vs. LAR 
Week 14 at NYG 
Week 15 vs. PHI 
Week 16 vs. SF 
Week 17 at LAR 
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - FA
2020 Points 
Week 10.0
Week 26.04.7
Week 33.6
Week 47.92.0
Week 57.84.2
Week 620.61.1
Week 715.79.9
Week 89.8
Week 918.3
Week 102.74.4
Week 115.0
Week 121.93.6
Week 130.23.0
Week 141.43.9
Week 153.31.3
Week 167.6
Week 17
Total98.451.5
Average7.04.3
Player Targets Comparison
 
Golden Tate
WR - FA
2020 Targets 
Week 15
Week 245
Week 37
Week 456
Week 575
Week 631
Week 782
Week 83
Week 98
Week 1065
Week 116
Week 1269
Week 1334
Week 1442
Week 1543
Week 1610
Week 17
Notes for Player Combination
 
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Golden Tate
WR - FA
, Fri 5pm EDT
OUT
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
 Tate was limited in practices this week and will likely test his gimpy leg in pre-game warmups before deciding if he should play. Already in a very tough matchup against the Steelers, Tate is someone to bench for the season opener. Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton would get slight bumps up in projections if Tate sits. @RotoWorld
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Not many realize that Kirk was on a 132-target pace over a full 16-game season last year. DeAndre Hopkins puts a massive dent into that, but Kirk is clearly the No. 2 option in this offense that figures to be more pass-heavy in 2020. He played two games against the 49ers last year, though it was nothing to write home about. He totaled 14 targets and hauled in eight of them for just 49 scoreless yards. The question we don't have answered is whether Kirk will move back to the slot with the acquisition of Hopkins, which is something we don't know until we see game action. The 49ers allowed just 6.74 yards per target to wide receivers last year (third best in the NFL last year), so it's a bad matchup in general, but if he moves into the slot, he'll avoid Richard Sherman. To be fair, K'Waun Williams was very good covering the slot last year, but he's been a bit hit-or-miss throughout his career to this point. With the uncertainty about where he'll line up, as well as the uncertainty surrounding his target share, it's best to approach with caution, though Kirk will likely be in the 5-7 target range for this game. Consider him a middling WR4 with limited upside.He apparently suffered a hamstring injury in camp last week, so he's someone to monitor as the week goes on. The matchup with the Steelers is a brutal one for wide receivers, but it's better for those who play in the slot. There were 12 wide receivers who were able to eclipse 13.0 PPR points against the Steelers last year and eight of them were receivers who play a lot of slot snaps. With Joe Haden and Steven Nelson on the perimeter, it funnels a lot of targets over the middle of the field against Mike Hilton. This is a week to play it safe with fantasy lineups, and knowing Tate's been battling a hamstring injury, he's best avoided, even if his matchup is the best among Steelers receivers. If he's out, it would really boost Sterling Shepard's projection.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Kirk should see enough volume to be a FLEX option in Full PPR leagues this week, but with the presence of Deandre Hopkins & Larry Fitzgerald alongside him, it's going to be hard to see how Kirk finishes better than a WR3 this week.Tate returned to practice on Wednesday, which leads me to believe that he'll be ready for Monday's game against the Steelers. However, that doesn't mean that he's someone I'm excited to start this week. When all of the Giants receivers are healthy and active, it's going to be very difficult to figure out which one is worth starting. Tate's nothing more than a WR5 this week that gets a slight bump in Full PPR leagues.