Schein: The chaotic AFC North
Adam Schein studies each team's prospects in the jumbled AFC North, where everyone could finish first -- or last. READ
It hasn't worked out that way, leading Tate to acknowledge on Tuesday that he'd be "lying" if he said he was satisfied with the amount of carries he's received, according to Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram.
Cleveland's three-headed backfield has been the stuff of nightmares for fantasy owners, but the unpredictable nature of the rotation has kept opponents on their toes. The same goes for Tate and his fellow runners, with the back acknowledging that none of them have any idea how they'll be used from game to game.
Play-caller Kyle Shanahan has said all along that the hot hand will rule the day, which puts the ball in Tate's court to churn out more yardage and bigger plays. Sunday's showdown with the Texans -- Tate's former team -- wouldn't be a bad place to start.