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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 TE Gates injures ankle

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Adding insult to injury following a loss to the Rams, Chargers TE was in a protective boot after the game and the San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee said Gates' injury "doesn't look good."

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Chargers' McNeill signs five-year extension

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:12 a.m. ET
Late Wednesday, Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2015. The new deal is reportedly worth $48 million, with $24.5 million guaranteed, according to PFW Chargers correspondent and North County Times beat writer ...

Report: NFLPA advises Jackson, Mankins to report

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Two restricted free-agent holdouts — Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Patriots OG Logan Mankins — will likely report to their respective teams before the end of the season at the urging of their union, according to an ESPN report late Wednesday.

Chargers sign LS Windt

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
San Diego signed its fifth long-snapper of the season on Wednesday, adding Mike Windt and releasing LS Ethan Albright.

Injuries made Merriman untradable commodity

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
It was common knowledge that OLB Shawne Merriman would not be back with the Chargers next season. For that reason, his calf injury proved to be fairly costly.

Merriman placed on I.R.; will be cut when healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLB Shawne Merriman (calf) on injured reserve with a minor-injury designation, meaning the three-time Pro Bowler must be released when healthy.

Report: Chargers' McNeill agrees to five-year extension

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 11:13 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill has agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who cited a source familiar with the situation.

Chargers activate OLT McNeill

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have activated OLT Marcus McNeill to their roster. To create the roster space, the team released CB Fred Bennett and FS C.J. Spillman.

Raiders rally to beat Chargers 35-27

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Michael Bush ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 3:39 remaining and Tyvon Branch returned a fumble 64 yards for a score as the Raiders ended a 13-game losing streak vs. San Diego with a 35-27 victory over ...

McNeill's concession could lead to long-term deal

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Unlike teammate Vincent Jackson, sitting out an entire season was never something Marcus McNeill wanted to do. 

Chargers sign SS Carter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Chargers added SS Tyrone Carter to their roster on Wednesday, releasing DE Alfonso Boone to clear space for the 11-year veteran.

Chargers sign OLB Obiozor, place LB Tucker on I.R.

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OLB Cyril Obiozor from the Cardinals practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed CB Dante Hughes. They placed LB Jyles Tucker on injured reserve.

Pressure, turnovers has Bolts' 'D' dominating

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Ron Rivera always has been known for his creative blitzing and getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, his work was on full display.

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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