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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

Chargers aren't pretty, but they'll take it

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The start of the 2011 season looked a lot like 2010 for the Chargers. Thankfully for them, that changed quickly. 

Rivers leads Chargers to comeback win vs. Vikings

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to fullback Mike Tolbert with 5:01 to play as the Cargers rallied to beat the Vikings 24-17 on Sunday.

Vikings-Chargers prediction

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Vikings could have trouble against the powerful Chargers.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to consider in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Butler uses year off to grab Chargers' LB job

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Chargers ILB Donald Butler missed all of 2010 with an injury but used the time away to improve enough to win a starting job this season.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers sign P Scifres to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a five-year, $18 million contract extension with P Mike Scifres on Wednesday.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers need to sell 1,800 tickets to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Tuesday that 1,800 tickets are still on sale for Sunday's season opener against the Vikings.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Chargers have a few surprises among cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
There were a few surprises among the cuts made by the Chargers on Saturday, including rookie QB Scott Tolzien.

Chargers sign LB Diggs

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Na'il Diggs to a one-year contract on Saturday.

Turner, Chargers focus on a quick start

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
After years of early season struggles, the Chargers and head coach Norv Turner have focused on starting off the 2011 schedule with success. 

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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