Golden Tate Fantasy Football News 2020

The Newark Star-Ledger's Zack Rosenblatt believes Giants WR Sterling Shepard (toe) is "unlikely" to play against Washington on Sunday. He's eligible to come off IR this week, but a Week 7 return looks more likely. Darius Slayton, Golden Tate and Evan Engram will continue to operate as the top 3 options in the Giants' passing game.

The Giants have placed WR Sterling Shepard on IR. So he'll miss at least the next 3 games with his turf toe. That's an injury that tends to linger, so we'll see exactly when Shepard is able to get back on the field. His absence will mean more targets for WR Darius Slayton, WR Golden Tate and TE Evan Engram.

11:09am EDT 9/20/20

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) is active for today’s game against the Bears. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said this morning that Tate “should be at full strength” — although the fact that he remained limited in practice all week has us shying away from using Tate in fantasy lineups today.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport hears that Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) is expected to play against the Bears today. He was limited in practice all week but "should be at full strength," Rapoport adds. That has us feeling a bit better about Tate's Week 2 prospects, although you should still treat him as just a WR4.

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) remained limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bears. It sounds like he has a good chance to be active for that one, but try to avoid him in fantasy lineups until he’s back to 100%.

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) remained limited at Thursday's practice. We'll see if he gets back to full participation Friday. Tate spent all last week limited and then missed the Pittsburgh loss, so he'd be tough to trust coming off another week of just limited workouts.

The Giants held just a walkthrough practice Wednesday, 2 days after losing to the Steelers at home to open their season. They still listed WR Golden Tate as a limited participant with his hamstring injury. Tate put in limited practices all last week as well before missing the opener. We'll see about his status for Sunday's trip to Chicago.

5:09pm EDT 9/14/20

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) is inactive for tonight's game against the Steelers. He was limited in practice all week, so he seemingly has a good chance to play Week 2. His absence tonight leaves more targets for Sterling Shepard, Darius Slayton, Evan Engram and Saquon Barkley.

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Steelers. Between the hamstring, the late kickoff and the tough matchup, Tate belongs on fantasy benches this week.

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) remained limited in Friday's practice. We'll see what he's able to do tomorrow, but hopefully you can keep him on fantasy benches for Week 1.

Giants WR Golden Tate (hamstring) was limited in Thursday's practice. "Doesn’t seem 100%," ESPN's Jordan Raanan tweeted. We'll continue to track Tate's status, but fantasy owners should look elsewhere for Week 1. Tate already had a tough matchup vs. the Steelers.

Giants WR Golden Tate didn't practice on Monday. He's believed to be dealing with a hamstring injury, putting his availability for next Monday night's opener against the Steelers in question. We'll continue to monitor his status. The Giants notoriously didn't have Tate, Sterling Shepard, Darius Slayton, Evan Engram and Saquon Barkley all healthy at the same time for a single game last year.

The Giants will hire Joe Judge as their next HC, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. It's an out-of-nowhere move. Judge spent the past 8 seasons in New England -- the first 7 as a special teams coach and 2019 as the WRs coach. Prior to that, he worked under Nick Saban at Alabama. At just 38 years old, he's now the league's 2nd-youngest HC. Frankly, that's about all we know about Judge at this point. We'll see who he tabs as his OC.

The Giants will fire HC Pat Shurmur, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Shurmur compiled a 9-23 record in 2 seasons at the helm in New York. We'll see who the G-Men tab as their next HC. They have an excellent core on offense with QB Daniel Jones, RB Saquon Barkley, WRs Sterling Shepard, Golden Tate and Darius Slayton and TE Evan Engram.

Giants WR Golden Tate (concussion) put in a full week of practice and will play against the Eagles on Monday night. He's averaged 8.1 targets, 5.1 catches and 64 yards per game this season -- although that's all come with QB Daniel Jones.

Giants WR Golden Tate (concussion) put in a full practice on Thursday. He's on track to return for Monday night's game against the Eagles. Tate has averaged 8.1 targets, 5.1 catches and 64 yards per game this season -- although that's all come with QB Daniel Jones.

Giants WR Golden Tate (concussion) is out for Sunday's game against the Packers. He leaves behind 8.1 targets per game. With TEs Evan Engram (foot) and Rhett Ellison (concussion) also out, there's a lot of volume to go around for WR Sterling Shepard, WR, Darius Slayton, RB Saquon Barkley and TE Kaden Smith.

Giants WR Golden Tate (concussion) didn't practice on Wednesday. That's not a good start in his quest to get cleared in time for this weekend's game against the Packers. Fantasy owners should be making other plans at this point.

The Giants announced Monday that WR Golden Tate is in the concussion protocol. He sustained the head injury on his 4th-quarter TD in yesterday's loss to the Bears. We'll track Tate's progress through the protocol, but fantasy owners should plan on being without him in Week 13 for now.

 
 
 

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