Expect to see more of Pats WR Tate

Updated: October 15, 2010, 7:00 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Through the first four games of the New England Patriots' season, wide receiver Brandon Tate has played 55 percent of the offensive snaps. That is the third-highest total among Patriots receivers behind Randy Moss and Wes Welker.

With Moss traded to the Vikings, and veteran Deion Branch still acclimating to the Patriots' offense in his return to the team, Tate's playing time figures to increase in Sunday's game against the Ravens.

Tate is ready for whatever ...

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