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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

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Chargers draft choice Troutman expected to miss 2012

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Just days after the draft has ended, the Chargers rookie class has already taken a hit, as OG Johnnie Troutman is expected to miss the entire 2012 season.

Chargers set for battle at SS

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Veteran Atari Bigby and rookie Brandon Taylor will both see snaps at strong safety for the Chargers until a clear starter takes hold.

Chargers boost defense with top two picks

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The additions of OLB Melvin Ingram and DE Kendall Reyes should assist the aging Chargers defense.

Chargers hope Ingram isn't second coming of English

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers went with OLB Larry English in the first round three years ago. It didn't work. They're now trying again with OLB Melvin Ingram.

Chargers re-sign FB Hester

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Chargers free-agent FB Jacob Hester agreed on a one-year deal to return to San Diego on Friday evening. 

Chargers sign three offensive linemen

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms with three offensive linemen on one-year deals on Friday.

Chargers' chances shouldn't be discounted

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers may be an overlooked team entering 2012, but they could be dangerous, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

San Diego Chargers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here are the San Diego Chargers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Chargers add KR Spurlock

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add depth to their special teams, as they have signed free agent return specialist Michael Spurlock to a one-year deal.

Chargers bring back DL Castillo

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached an agreement with DE Luis Castillo, re-signing the veteran lineman on Wednesday. The deal is for one year, with financial terms not announced.

Chargers sign WR Parrish

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with ex-Bills free-agent WR Roscoe Parrish. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

Former NFL QB Leaf arrested

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf was arrested in Montana on Friday for criminal possession of dangerous drugs, felony burglary and misdemeanor theft. 

Chargers re-sign NT Garay with two-year deal

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
After addressing several of their other needs in free agency, the Chargers solidified their D-line by re-signing NT Antonio Garay on Wednesday.

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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