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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 release SS Ellison, three others

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers released four players on Monday, including SS Kevin Ellison.

Report: Chargers' Jackson, McNeill prepared to hold out first 10 weeks of season

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Chargers unsigned restricted free agents WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill are both prepared to sit out the first 10 weeks of the regular season after not receiving long-term contract offers, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Chargers sign ex-Bills WR Reed

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have signed free-agent WR Josh Reed to a one-year contract.

Kaeding facing playoff demons, moving on

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
To say Nate Kaeding's 2009 season didn't end well would be an understatement, but the Chargers' placekicker is determined to get back on track as the NFL's all-time leader in field-goal percentage.

Chargers sign ex-Jaguars OT Thomas

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent OT Tra Thomas to a one-year contract.

Chargers WR Floyd signs RFA tender

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
After holding off for months, Chargers WR Malcom Floyd signed his one-year restricted free agent tender on Monday. He will earn $3.168 million for the 2010 season.

Bolts sign TE McMichael, agree to terms with rookie Crompton

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Thursday that they have signed free-agent TE Randy McMichael to a one-year contract and have agreed to terms with fifth-round draft pick QB Jonathan Crompton on a four-year deal.

Chargers need to lock up McNeill, Jackson

Posted May 31, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Refusing to give long-term contracts to OLT Marcus McNeill and WR Vincent Jackson could be a costly mistake by Chargers GM A.J. Smith.

Chargers, unsigned RFAs at standstill

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
We're told that a line has been drawn in the sand in San Diego, where four unsigned restricted free agents have refused to report to voluntary workouts and are not expected to participate in any minicamps this offseason.

Report: Chargers S Ellison arrested for drug possession

Posted May 25, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Chargers S Kevin Ellison was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Merriman hopes Dunn brings long-term deal

Posted May 15, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Shawne Merriman isn't going to receive a long-term deal from the Chargers, but he's doing everything he can to get one from some team this offseason.

Chargers won't wait to play rookies Stuckey, Thomas

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers obviously have huge plans for RB Ryan Mathews, their first-round pick in April's draft, but he's not the only rookie who could see major action in Year One.

2010 draft choices by team: Chargers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Chargers GM Smith a busy man in draft's first two days

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
For the second time in as many days, Chargers GM A.J. Smith traded up, landing Washington ILB Donald Butler in the third round on Friday night.

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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