And according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Pats are actually showing interest in the veteran slot receiver.
Tate had his best season in 2019 when he hauled in 99 receptions for 1,331 receiving yards. But instead of wearing the Philadelphia Eagles' midnight green, he'll be wearing the blue of the New York Giants.
Tate's production dropped dramatically a year ago after a midseason trade from the Lions to the Eagles, where he averaged just 9.2 yards per reception and 34.2 yards per game. He's caught at least 70 passes in each of his last five seasons.
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Tate acknowledged the signing on Twitter, tweeting an image of the "I love New York" logo and making it his new profile picture.
Tate was traded from Detroit to Philadelphia before the trade deadline in October for a third-round pick in the upcoming draft.
"My years are limited", Tate said at the time.
Both players were primarily special team performers in 2018. Is this really a team in rebuilding mode?