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Golden Tate trade reactions: Eagles have a new YAC weapon

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Instant thoughts on Philadelphia’s new wide receiver

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There was some thought that the Philadelphia Eagles might do nothing prior to the 2018 NFL trade deadline.

Then, the Eagles surprisingly shipped a 2019 third-round pick to the Detroit Lions in exchange for wide receiver Golden Tate. Some of the immediate reactions to this deal are mixed since the Eagles paid a significant price. But there are certainly reasons to like this move as well, including Tate’s ability to get yards after the catch.

Let’s take a look at what people are saying about the Eagles trading for Tate.