Antonio Gates RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gates still not healthy; was right about rookie TE

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Though he played twice in five days, Antonio Gates acknowledged Monday he still feels a hamstring injury he sustained in Game 2. “I’m not 100 percent,” said the eight-time Pro Bowler, “but it’s good enough for what I am trying to get done as a team.” Gates, 36, said the injury suffered..." October 18

  • Hunter Henry has supplanted Antonio Gates in San Diego

    Pro Football Talk "When the Chargers drafted tight end Hunter Henry in the second round of this year’s draft, they hoped he could eventually succeed Antonio Gates. But they may not have expected it to happen so soon. After last night’s win over the Broncos, there’s little doubt that Henry, the rookie, is the..." October 14

  • Antonio Gates expected to play despite hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers tight end Antonio Gates should be able to get back on the field today. Gates, listed as questionable with a hamstring injury, is expected to play, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. What isn’t clear is whether he’ll get a full workload. " October 09

  • Gates doubtful, and Rivers sees more passes for Hunter Henry

    San Diego Union-Tribune "In a recent comment to teammate Hunter Henry, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers told the rookie tight end: “Your catches are coming.” Rivers threw no passes to Henry last week in the rout of Jacksonville, but the doubtful status of tight end Antonio Gates for this Sunday’s game points toward..." September 24

  • Bosa out, Gates doubtful for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers announced Friday that rookie defensive end Joey Bosa will not play in Sunday’s game in Indianapolis. The Chargers also listed veteran tight end Antonio Gates, who did not practice all week due to a hamstring injury, as doubtful. " September 23

  • Gates only committed to playing at a high level

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Antonio Gates has the age to be sage. That is good and bad, for those of us who don’t want to contemplate the Chargers without him. “It’s so hard to say,” Gates said when asked if this season would be the last before he hangs it up and awaits the call from Canton. “It’s getting close. I..." September 06

  • Joey Bosa Called Out By Antonio Gates, “Be A Man”

    College Spun "Rule No. 1 in NFL locker rooms is typically, “don’t ever talk about another man’s money,” but Chargers’ veteran tight end Antonio Gates apparently doesn’t care. He’s called out Bosa for his contract, telling him to report to camp. “Be a man,” Gates says. From the San Diego..." August 11

  • Gates implies Bosa take control if need be

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Chargers veteran Antonio Gates can relate to rookie Joey Bosa, Gates having missed part of training camp 11 years ago due to his own contractual impasse with Team Spanos. Ultimately, Gates forged a belief about these snafus. "My advice to any player that's going through any kind of contract..." August 10