According to sources, Seattle’s rookie wide receiver Golden Tate has “made big plays just about every day” in training camp.

Mancini’s Take: While Tate isn’t your prototypical big receiver that so many teams seem to covet these days, the former running back’s quickness of the line, strong hands and ability to go up for the ball at its highest point make him a tough cover for most defenders. What truly makes him a special is what he does with ball after its caught. He features tremendous balance and has the strength to break tackles. Tate finds himself with a great opportunity to earn himself some serious playing time right off the bat. There are no Calvin Johnson or Brandon Marshall types blocking his path. Seattle’s new regime will go by what it sees and start the best players. Pete Carroll won’t bow down to veterans because of their past accomplishments

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