Golden Tate to have bigger role with Percy Harvin out

Jan 13, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate (81) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons in the third quarter of the NFC divisional playoff game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Well, when it looked like things were going to get a lot better in Seattle for the Seahawks, 1st year Seattle Seahawk wide receiver Percy Harvin is sidelined due to hip surgery.

Just like last season, Sidney Rice and Golden Tate will remain the Seahawks’ primary receivers while Percy rehabs.

“It hurts to lose Percy for a long time like that. I know it’s hurting him, it’s killing him because he wants to be out here. But where we ended last year without him, I’m confident, we’re all confident in our ability to make plays. We’re going to need to make more plays without him around, but where we are now, we have so many playmakers.” Golden Tate said in an interview with ESPN.com

Now that the Seahawks know that Harvin will miss a decent part of the season, Golden Tate will have a bigger role with this offense.

The things that they have, they intended him to do, I’ll be more than happy to do that. I want to get the ball anyway that I can and I want to try to make a play. I feel like I am really similar to Percy.” Tate also said in the interview with ESPN.com

Tate was right when he said that they still have player-makers on that roster, but imagine how dangerous that offense is going to be when Percy Harvin is 100%.

Scary isn’t it?

Topics: Golden Tate, Percy Harvin, Seattle Seahawks

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