Bengals’ Auden Tate Done For Year

The season is over for Auden Tate. The Bengals wide receiver will be placed on injured reserve following shoulder surgery, according to NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero (on Twitter). 

Tate, 23, was fighting for targets in a group that also includes Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins, and A.J. Green. He made the most of his opportunities in Week 9, catching all seven of his looks for 65 yards, helping the Bengals to top the Titans. In total, he’ll finish the year with a stat line of 14/150 and zero TDs. That’s not quite the follow-up he wanted after notching 40 catches for 575 yards and a touchdown in 2019.

The banged-up Bengals are down to 2-8-1 after falling to the Giants this past week. They’ll have some decent opportunities to win with a final stretch that includes the Cowboys and Texans, but that would also knock them down the draft board. If the season ended today, the Bengals would own the No. 3 overall pick, behind only the Jets and Jaguars.

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  1. Sopro Found

    Hate to see it..especially in a season that was lost before it even started. That kid is special! Boyd, Higgins and Tate are the next 3 headed monster for us..as long as Burreaux is able to come all the way back..

    • Niedenfuer92

      Must not be an LSU fan…. look up Burreaux. I’m from Minnesota and even I knew that

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