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Giants-Steelers inactives: Golden Tate won’t play for Giants

Hamstring will sideline veteran wide receiver

New York Giants Training Camp
Golden Tate
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Golden Tate will not play for the New York Giants on Monday night when they face the Pittsburgh Steelers, per multiple reports. Tate, who has been dealing with a hamstring injury, will headline the Giants’ inactive list.

Incredibly, Tate’s absence means that the Giants have still never gotten Tate, Saquon Barkley, Evan Engram, Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton into a game at any time in the past two seasons.

It could be considered surprising that the Giants did not activate a wide receiver with Tate out.

Guard David DeCastro (knee) is out for the Steelers.

Giants inactives

WR Golden Tate
LB T.J. Brunson
LB Cam Brown
LB Tae Crowder
G Shane Lemieux
OT Jackson Barton
DE RJ McIntosh

Steelers inactives

QB Josh Dobbs
RB Anthony McFarland Jr.
LB Ulysees Gilbert III
G David DeCastro
DT Carlos Davis
TE Zach Gentry