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Brandon Tate

Brandon Tate - #19 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 10/05/1987
Birthplace Burlington, NC
College North Carolina
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 19th pick by Patriots

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
13 211 1

Bengals release WR Coles

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Bengals released WR Laveranues Coles on Thursday. Coles, 32, caught 43 passes for 514 yards and five touchdowns in his one season with Cincinnati.

AFC North team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Bengals needed a stretch-the-field wide receiver to pair with 32-year-old Chad Ochocinco, so they signed ex-Buccaneers UFA Antonio Bryant, as PFW examines the needs of each team, position by position, in a series that continues with the AFC North.

Hall of Fame Game will feature Cowboys against Bengals

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
A pair of 2009 division champions will kick off the 2010 NFL preseason when the Cowboys play the Bengals in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 8, the Hall of Fame and the NFL ...

Can Jones be complementary piece in Bengals' offense?

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
When last seen in the NFL, WR Matt Jones was the Jaguars' leading receiver. He probably won't hold that same role in Cincinnati, but the hope is he'll be an effective complementary target in the Bengals' offense.

Foot surgery will sideline Bengals OT Smith 10 weeks

Posted Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:07 a.m. ET
Bengals OT Andre Smith underwent foot surgery last week, the Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting. It's expected to sideline him 10 weeks.

Report: Bengals sign ex-Jaguars WR Jones

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former Jaguars WR Matt Jones on Friday, according to ESPN.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Reserve RB Scott could have key role in Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Bengals aren't likely to be able to re-sign RB Larry Johnson, considering that Bernard Scott, who started twice in place of lead back Cedric Benson as a rookie in 2009, is likely to ...

Gilyard working overtime at Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
With the NFL draft only three months away, University of Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard is doing everything he can to improve his draft stock in the eyes of NFL coaches and talent evaluators.

Bengals LB Maualuga arrested on drunken-driving charge

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and careless driving early Friday morning in Covington, Ky.

Graham's future with Bengals up in the air

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Could the Bengals be in the market for another placekicker in the offseason? It's a question that merits asking after Shayne Graham missed a pair of field goals in the wild-card round loss to the Jets.

Bengals step up, retain Zimmer

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
Not long ago, Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer thought he would be coaching elsewhere in 2010, but he will remain at the helm of the Cincinnati defense after signing a contract extension with the club on Jan. 12.

Bengals retain Zimmer as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, who has helped make the Cincinnati defense one of the AFC's stoutest in his two seasons on the job, will remain in his current position in 2010.

Limitations of Bengals' passing game show up in loss to Jets

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals have no shortage of problems to address with their passing offense in the offseason.

Sanchez nearly flawless as Jets beat Bengals

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez handled single-degree wind chills and the playoff pressure with no problems Saturday, throwing a touchdown pass on a rollout play, and the Jets' running game took it from there, setting up a 24-14 victory over the Bengals.

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Posted March 25, 2013
The Bengals have reached deals with two more of their unrestricted free agents, cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones and Tate.||||||| That makes five free agents on defense and six on offense or special teams that have decided to stay with Cincinnati. The Bengals' only notable signing from outside the team has been backup quarterback Josh Johnson, who will compete for the job that opened when Bruce Gradkowski signed with Pittsburgh as a free agent.
Posted Oct. 14, 2010
Tate already has made an impact this season with two touchdowns on kickoff returns for the New England Patriots. Now he should get more of a chance as a receiver.||||||| With Randy Moss traded to Minnesota and Deion Branch newly arrived in a deal with Seattle, the speedster whose past two seasons were ruined by knee injuries looms as a more prominent target Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Tate has started two of the Patriots four games and caught 11 passes. But he returned second-half kickoffs for a 97-yard touchdown in the season opener and a 103-yard score in the fourth game.
Posted Sept. 13, 2010
Tate had four catches for 36 yards and a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to begin the second half of a 38-24 win over Cincinnati on Sunday.||||||| Tate made almost no impact as a rookie last year, but he was a third-round pick in 2009 who could certainly contribute to New England's pass-happy attack. He also showed his explosiveness on special teams.
Posted Nov. 27, 2009
Tate is on IR with a season-ending knee injury.|||||||
Posted Aug. 31, 2009
Tate was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list Monday.||||||| The Patriots made a pair of other minor moves, placing rookie linebacker Tyrone McKenzie on injured reserve, tackle Mark LeVoir on the reserve/physically unable to perform list.

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