Golden Tate said he would be willing to take less money in free agency to return to the Seahawks. Tate, set to become a good unrestricted free agent this particular offseason, said in a stereo interview Tuesday that he might "rather take a little less" to remain with the reigning extremely Bowl champions.
”– Seahawks WR Golden Tate A second-round draft selection in 2010, Tate also said he desires to be fairly compensated.
"At the same time, we don't want to be disrespected by any means, " Tate told the radio station. "I want to be able to take care of myself and my family for the rest of my life at the same time. "We'll see. which what I have my real estate agent for. I plan to have some conversations with Pete [Carroll, the Seahawks' coach] and the general motors [John Schneider], and ideally we can work something away. "
the particular Seahawks likely will have to create offseason roster decisions in wide receiver, a position exactly where they have a bevy of skill. Aside from Tate, Seattle also has Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse and Percy Harvin, who missed most of the season because of injuries but was a key contributor in Sunday's Super Bowl victory over the Denver Broncos.
Thanks to the surplus at broad receiver, the Seahawks are likely to cut injury-plagued Sidney grain, the NFL Network documented Tuesday. Rice, who made an appearance in just eight games this past season, is scheduled to make $9. 7 million within 2014. separating ways with Rice might create approximately $7. a few million in salary-cap cost savings for the Seahawks, who furthermore likely will attempt to indication star defensive backs rich Sherman and Earl jones to long-term deals this particular offseason.