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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

TE fantasy tips: Colts' Allen could be Week 11 sleeper

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The PFW staff likes Antonio Gates and Greg Olsen to have big weeks, while Dwayne Allen could be a sleeper in our late-week fantasy TE tips.

Dawning of the age of Denarius

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice says that Raiders WR Denarius Moore is showing the consistency fantasy football owners look for in a top wideout.

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.

Week Two fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
In the late-week fantasy TE tips, the PFW staff thinks Heath Miller and Dennis Pitta are solid plays, while there might be a sleeper in Oakland.

Healthy Gates returning to form for Chargers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers TE Antonio Gates has looked rejuvenated in camp after missing nine games over the past two seasons.

Turner: Gates is healthy again

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After battling injuries the past two years, Chargers TE Antonio Gates is healthy again, according to his head coach, Norv Turner.

Chargers add TE depth behind Gates

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with TE Dante Rosario, creating more depth behind starter Antonio Gates.

Chargers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
He may have lost a step, but Antonio Gates can still be highly effective and will be a difficult assignment for Bears defenders.

Gates' return will aid Chargers' red-zone offense

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Having TE Antonio Gates back in the lineup should be helpful for Chargers QB Philip Rivers, who has struggled this season in the red zone.

Gates returns to Chargers' practice

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates returned to practice on Monday and is hopeful to play in Week Seven vs. the Jets.

Chargers TE Gates to see foot specialist Tuesday

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
According to a report, Chargers All-Pro TE Antonio Gates will see a foot specialist on Tuesday to find out more about his sore right foot.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Keeping Chargers All-Pro TE Antonio Gates in check will be a big challenge for the Patriots' defense.

Chargers TE Sperry could take Gates' downfield role

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates' abilities as a player are changing, and because of that, so is the role of one of his Chargers backups, Kory Sperry.

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.

The great Gates

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 9:12 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates has changed the skill set needed for his position in the NFL and made tight ends more relevent in fantasy football.

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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