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Golden Tate wants another Super Bowl ring, shares what first one means

With the 2018 NFL Draft Thursday night one receiver will be hoping his team can make a Super Bowl run this upcoming season.

Golden Tate, wide receiver for Detroit Lions, attended this past season’s Super Bowl LII pregame party “Leather & Laces.” In attendance, he sported his Super Bowl XLVIII ring which he won as a Seattle Seahawk.

“I feel it was time to sport this guy,” Tate said in his one-on-one interview looking at his ring. “I don’t wear it very often but just to remind the people here this week that I am a champion. I have me one.”

NFL wide receiver Golden Tate on the red carpet during Super Bowl LII pregame party 2018 “Leather & Laces,” hosted by married entertainment couple Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy, in Minneapolis (photo: Gino Terrell Photography).

 

While Tate was a spectator when Super Bowl LII was in Minneapolis, he hopes to be playing in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Tate wants to feel the way he did when he won the last one the 2013 season and explained what it means to be a Super Bowl Champion.

“It’s such a blessing. Its a small fraternity of guys who have em’ so to be able to call myself a ‘Super Bowl champion’ is something very, very special,” Tate said. “I’m so hungry for it. I want another one so bad and we’re working for it every day.”

Lions missed the playoffs last season finishing 9-7 and is one of four teams to have never appeared in a Super Bowl.

By Gino Terrell

This article was originally published in Creative Unity.

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Gino Terrell is the Director of Content at Hidden Valley Culture Blog/In-Depth section. Terrell covered local artists and reviewed mainstream shows in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area under the Twin Cities Daily Planet (2014-15). He also freelanced for MinnPost and interned at Pioneer Press, KSTP TV (the Minneapolis ABC News Affiliate) and American Public Media Group. He's accumulated over 30 awards from the Associated Collegiate Press, Society of Professional Journalists and National Association of Black Journalists and founded award winning student-magazine Pipers In-Depth at Hamline University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He was once the sports editor for the school newspaper, The Oracle. Follow him on Twitter: @Gin026

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