Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who ended last season on injured reserve, has found some benefits to being locked out.
In part because of his inability to stay healthy, Oakland is expected to allow backup QB Bruce Gradkowski to enter the free-agent market in the offseason, according to AFC West Whispers.
Antonio Gates has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury, ending the season for the Pro Bowl TE.
Antonio Gates has missed four of the Chargers' past six games because of his torn plantar fascia and is likely to miss another contest this coming Sunday.
Since he signed a contract extension in early November, Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has had a noticeable decline in production, according to AFC West Whispers.
Needing a win to keep pace with the Chiefs in the AFC West, the Chargers will be without star TE Antonio Gates and WR Malcom Floyd tonight vs. the 49ers, according to NFL Network reporter Kara Henderson.
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who is still suffering from a torn plantar fascia, is not expected to play on Thursday against the 49ers, according to NFL.com.
At this stage of the season, fantasy owners must factor the weather into their lineup decisions, such as in the Patriots-Bears game Sunday in wintry Chicago, writes Pat Fitzmaurice.
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.
Chargers TE Antonio Gates popped the plantar fascia in his right foot. Combined with the toe and ankle injuries he has in his left leg, his status for Sunday's game vs. the Texans is not looking good.
Despite playing with a cast of reserve receivers, Chargers QB Philip Rivers is on a record-setting pace.
Antonio Gates got behind linebacker Will Witherspoon to haul in a go-ahead, 48-yard pass from Philip Rivers midway through the third quarter to help the San Diego Chargers rally for a 33-25 win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, who lost ...
The Patriots have ruled out RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) for Sunday's game against the Chargers. CB Kyle Arrington is questionable with a groin injury. Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) is also questionable.
The Chargers likely will be without WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) and PK Nate Kaeding (groin) for Sunday's Week Seven game against the Patriots.
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."
Nobody would have believed that Chargers QB Philip Rivers could put up better numbers without Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson, but that's exactly what he has done thus far.
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...
Norv Turner isn't about to let WR Vincent Jackson's impending holdout limit his offensive options. To make up for the likely absence of his top wideout, Turner has decided to get creative — instead of deploying additional receivers, he ...
The Chargers announced late Wednesday that they have signed TE Antonio Gates to a five-year contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2015. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal is worth $36.175 million, including ...
The position has gone from vogue to passé and might now be back in again. But why don’t tight ends like Philadelphia's Brent Celek get the true recognition they deserve?