Cameron Brate is a tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Brate was signed by the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Brate played college football at Harvard.
Brate was released by the Buccaneers on August 20, 2014 and was signed to the practice squad the next day. On November 25th, 2014, Brate was promoted to the active roster. On September 15, 2015, he was released by the Buccaneers. On September 16th, 2015, one day after his release from the Buccaneers, the New Orleans Saints signed Brate to their practice squad. Brate returned to the Buccaneers on September 22nd, 2015, after being on the Saints’ practice squad for a week. He played in 14 games with four starts in the 2015 season recording 23 receptions for 288 yards and three touchdowns.
In 2016, after the departure of Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Cameron Brate became the starting tight end for Tampa Bay. He played in 15 games with 10 starts recording 57 receptions for 660 yards and eight touchdowns before being placed on injured reserve on December 27, 2016.
Brate and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston’s chemistry really flourished. Winston had a well-above-average passer rating when throwing to Brate on eight of the nine different routes he ran. Overall, Winston had a passer rating of 132.4 when throwing to Brate, the fourth-highest mark among tight ends with at least 15 targets. He accumulated 377 yards when lined up in the slot, ranking him seventh of 32 tight ends. He dropped just two of 59 catchable passes, giving him the fifth-best drop rate of 3.39.
The featured white and silver nike superbad 4.0 gloves were game worn by Cameron Brate in the 2016 NFL season as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs rising star has signed the gloves and added “Game Worn” to the left one. The gloves show great use!!