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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

WR Floyd still a top target in Chargers offense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Despite all the preseason talk about free-agent additions at wideout, Chargers QB Philip Rivers relied on two pass catchers he knows well in Week One.

Mathews cleared for contact, limited in practice

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews has been cleared for contact but was limited in practice as the Chargers prepare for their home opener.

Chargers add veteran OL Wells

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OG-OT Reggie Wells, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Chargers' Mathews, Gaither to miss Week One

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (clavicle) and OLT Jared Gaither (back) will miss Week One, the club said Saturday. 

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

A healthy English adds to Chargers' LB corps

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Former first-round LB Larry English is healthy and looking to shed the "bust" label as a situational pass rusher for the Chargers.

Chargers use new I.R. rule for WR Brown

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers will place WR Vincent Brown on injured reserve with the new “Designated to Return” label, the team announced Tuesday.

Chargers cut PK Novak, DE Cesaire, FB Hester

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut several vested veterans on Friday, including PK Nick Novak, DE Jacques Cesaire and FB Jacob Hester.

Vikings S Smith fined for hit

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie S Harrison Smith was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league confirmed to Pro Football Talk. 

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Parrish among Chargers' cuts to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers cut WR-RS Roscoe Parrish on Monday as they trimmed their roster to 75 players.

Chargers WR Brown remains on track for second-half return

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers' receiving corps received a blow when Vincent Brown broke his ankle, but he is still expected to be ready to return around midseason.

Lions sign Osgood

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Lions signed special-teamer Kassim Osgood, the former Jaguar confirmed on Twitter.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

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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