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Antonio Gates

Antonio Gates - #85 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 06/18/1980
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Kent State
Years played 11

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
49 538 7

Expectations lower, but Chargers remain a threat

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
For one of the first times during Norv Turner's regime in San Diego, the Chargers are not a consensus pick to win the division, but the talent is still there to make a run.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Chargers add former Chiefs RB Battle

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add veteran free agents, signing RB Jackie Battle on Friday.

Bar set high for Chargers RB Mathews

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
One of the worst-kept secrets this offseason has been that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews should expect a heavy workload in his third season.

Chargers add DT Franklin

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran DT Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Chargers release DE Castillo

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers released DE Luis Castillo for the second time in more than five months on Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Police: Junior Seau's toxicology report delayed

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The toxicology report for NFL star Junior Seau, whose death in May was ruled a suicide, has not been received yet by Oceanside (Calif.) police.

Ingram, Reyes to bolster Chargers' nickel 'D'

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Chargers rookies Melvin Ingram and Kendall Reyes are expected to bolster the team's pass rush in the nickel package.

Royal, Parrish give Rivers depth at No. 3 WR

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers rarely get a lot of production out of a No. 3 wideout, but there are more options there this year for Philip Rivers.

Turner liking Chargers' depth

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner thinks competition to make the club's roster will be fierce.

Ryan Leaf to be sentenced for drugs, burglary

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after having pleaded guilty last month to breaking into a house and illegally possessing painkillers.

Tomlinson retires as a Charger

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
RB LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired on Monday, signing a ceremonial contract to finish his career as a Charger.

Tomlinson to retire as a Charger Monday

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will announce his retirement on Monday.

L.T. did it all except win it all

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson is a first-ballot Hall of Famer to-be and one of the finest players of his generation, but his story had its share of disappontment, too.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Gates caught two passes for 44 yards and one score Sunday in a 27-17 win over the Jets.||||||| Gates has found the end zone two weeks in a row but it may be too little, too late for fantasy owners.
Posted Nov. 02, 2012
Gates finished with three catches for 43 yards and a touchdown in a win against the Chiefs Thursday night.||||||| It was only Gates' second game this season with a touchdown. He scored in six games a year ago. Gates caught a 14-yard yard scoring pass from Philip Rivers on the game's opening drive to snap a streak of six straight quarters without a touchdown.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012
Gates had six catches for 81 yards and two scores Monday in a 35-24 loss to Denver.||||||| Gates' receptions, yards and TDs were all season highs.
Posted Sept. 23, 2012
Gates also was active for the Chargers against the Atlanta Falcons in a matchup of undefeated teams.||||||| Gates was inactive last week after hurting his ribs in the opener at Oakland.
Posted Sept. 16, 2012
Gates and running back Ryan Mathews are among the San Diego Chargers' inactives for their game against the Tennessee Titans.||||||| Gates has a rib injury.

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