Antonio Gates RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gates' 111th TD ties all-time NFL record for tight ends

    ESPN "As they've done throughout their careers, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and tight end Antonio Gates showed good chemistry in connecting on a 2-yard touchdown reception early in the second quarter Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The score gave Gates 111 receiving..." January 02

  • Antonio Gates “leaning toward” playing in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "If Chargers tight end Antonio Gates catches two touchdowns in Sunday’s game against the Chiefs, he will move past Tony Gonzalez into first place for most touchdown catches by a tight end. If not, it sounds like he’ll give himself plenty of other chances to do it during the 2017 season. Gates..." December 28

  • 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

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