Free agent wide receiver Golden Tate has found a new home. He’s going to a team that has a really obvious hole at wideout.
Tate will sign with the New York Giants, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Thursday afternoon. Tate’s agents confirmed the deal as well.
The reported terms are $37.5 million over four years, with $23 million of it guaranteed.
Former Eagles' WR Golden Tate is signing with the NY Giants, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2019
Tate, who will turn 31 in August, is coming off his worst season since 2012. He caught 74 passes for 795 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games with the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles last fall.
Prior to that, Tate had four straight seasons of 90 or more receptions, breaking the 1,000-yard barrier in three of those campaigns.
While he obviously isn’t Odell Beckham Jr., Tate’s presence should help New York’s depleted receiving corps. Right now, he and Sterling Shepard would be the Giants’ two top wideouts.
It wouldn’t shock us to see the Giants spend at least one of their 12 draft picks on a receiver come April either.