Lions trade Tate to Eagles

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DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have traded WR Golden Tate to the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The move gives the Lions a third-round pick.

Tate reeled in 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns for the Lions this season.

Tate will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season.

He tweeted, "It’s been real DETROIT! I’ll love ya forever. Philly Philly let’s get it!!"