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Big Blue View Aug 14, 2019
Golden Tate hoped for leniency, but that was never going to happen

Golden Tate hoped for leniency, but that was never going to happen

Golden Tate | Photo by Elsa/ Tate thought the NFL “would be understanding,” but that wasn’t the case I sympathize with New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate. I really do. He seems genuinely hurt by his four-game suspension, and genuinely surprised that his appeal fell upon deaf ears. “I just thought after we looked at the facts and the situation that the NFL would be understanding,” Tate told media on Wednesday. “It’s kind of a non-tolerance policy.” I guess the biggest surprise in all of this is that Tate, or anyone for that matter, can be surprised that the league...
Big Blue View Aug 15, 2019
Hakuna Matata! Giants’ wide receivers have no worries about who is missing

Hakuna Matata! Giants’ wide receivers have no worries about who is missing

Russell Shepard scores a touchdown vs. the Jets in the preseason opener. | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Experienced veterans, promising youngsters just “have to make plays” Odell Beckham Jr. catching passes from Eli Manning is just a memory for New York Giants fans. The Giants, though, figured they would be fine at wide receiver with Golden Tate, Sterling Shepard, a stable of other useful veterans and a speedy fifth-round pick in Darius Slayton on the roster. Then, training camp started. Tate will sit out the first four games to serve a PED suspension. Corey Coleman,...
Big Blue View Aug 15, 2019
Should the Giants be interested in WR Laquon Treadwell?

Should the Giants be interested in WR Laquon Treadwell?

Laquon Treadwell | Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Minnesota Vikings apparently trying to unload former first-round pick There have been multiple reports in recent days that the Minnesota Vikings are trying to find a trade partner for disappointing wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. I’m told that the Giants are one of the teams Minnesota is “trying to entice” into giving them something in return for the 2016 first-round pick. Should the Giants, trying to piece together a productive group despite the Golden Tate suspension and a rash of injuries, be interested? Treadwell, 24, has just 56...
New York Daily News Aug 14, 2019

Giants WR Golden Tate opens up after NFL denies appeal

Suspended Giants wide receiver Golden Tate revealed Wednesday that the drug he tested positive for in April is Clomiphene. Clomiphene (brand name Clomid) is not FDA-approved for men. It is approved for female infertility due to ovulatory disorder, and it’s classified in the NFL’s and NFL Players...
New York Daily News Aug 14, 2019

Pat Shurmur on Golden Tate’s 4-game ban: ‘Isn’t the first time a player has been suspended’

Giants head coach Pat Shurmur had almost no reaction on Wednesday to Golden Tate’s four-game suspension for PED-use, a surprise considering the Giants’ emphasis on an improved culture since Odell Beckham Jr. and other big names have gone. “It is what it is,” Shurmur said. “This isn’t the first...
Big Blue View Aug 14, 2019
‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast: Golden Tate, John Mara, more

‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast: Golden Tate, John Mara, more

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports Big Blue View had granddaughter duty most of the day on Wednesday, but squeezed in a little time for a new edition of the ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast. Topics discussed: The Golden Tate suspension. Sorry, Golden, you were never winning your appeal. John Mara’s remarks. We listen to a clip and dissect some of Mara’s remarks. The claiming of punter Johnny Townsend on waivers in a curious move. The Giants, in case you didn’t know, have a game Friday night. Please give the full show a listen below. Where to subscribe You can find and subscribe to...

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