Published: Fri, March 15, 2019
Sports | By Juana Wells

Golden Tate heads to the Giants to help replace Odell Beckham Jr

Golden Tate heads to the Giants to help replace Odell Beckham Jr

The Lions made a decision to find a more cost-effective slot receiver this offseason, signing Danny Amendola for a one-year deal worth at least $4.5 million.

Less than 48 hours after agreeing to trade away their star wide receiver, NY has reached an agreement on a four-year deal with former Eagles WR Golden Tate, his agents at CAA Football announced on Twitter Thursday evening.

Tate was the best receiver still available to sign in free agency.

Tate caught 74 passes for 795 yards and 4 touchdowns in 15 games between the Lions and Eagles last season.

In Tate, the Giants are getting one of the league's best slot receivers who ranks eighth in receptions and 16th in receiving yards since he entered the NFL back in 2010 as a second-round pick of the Seahawks.

Considering the Giants moved on from Landon Collins, Odell Beckham and Olivier Vernon in a week's time, it looks like the team is rebuilding around 38-year-old quarterback Eli Manning.

But landing a four-year deal with $23 million guaranteed on the wrong side of 30 is still a victory, too.

According to the Detroit Lions, they have signed free-agent OL Oday Aboushi and S Andrew Adams.

One potential conflict? Tate played about 75 percent of his snaps in the slot over the last two seasons.

The Giants' plan? Still not clear.

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