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Atlanta Falcons


Tony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez - #88 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 02/27/1976
Birthplace Torrance, CA
College California
Years played 17
Drafted 1997, 1st round, 13th pick by Chiefs

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
93 930 8

McKay named competition committee chairman

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Falcons president Rich McKay is the new chairman of the NFL's competition committee, the league announced Tuesday.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Falcons face decisions on starting O-linemen

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
While the Falcons will be looking for speed, perhaps at receiver and defensive end, in this year's draft, GM Thomas Dimitroff and his staff are probably also keeping a close eye on offensive linemen at the Scouting Combine.

Reports: Lions sign former Falcons S Coleman

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Former Falcons S Erik Coleman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lions, according to multiple reports.

Falcons sign TE Agnone, extend contract of DT Lewis

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Falcons have signed TE Robbie Agnone and announced that DT Trey Lewis has signed a contract extension.

Falcons add Bratkowski to staff

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Falcons extend Wire, release Coleman

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons made a pair of transactions on Wednesday, extending LB Coy Wire and cutting S Erik Coleman.

Report: Jon Bon Jovi in talks with Falcons

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank and rock star Jon Bon Jovi have held talks in which Bon Jovi would buy 15 percent of the franchise for $150 million, according to an ESPN.com report.

Dimitroff: Adding speed, developing Douglas and Sidbury part of Falcons’ plan

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
GM Thomas Dimitroff has had a few weeks to digest Atlanta's crushing playoff loss to the Packers in the divisional round, and PFW spoke with him earlier this week at the Super Bowl media center.

Falcons’ Smith takes contract extension in stride

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Armed with a three-year extension, Falcons head coach Mike Smith is determined to improve the playoff-contending Falcons.

Falcons extend Smith's contract

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Falcons signed head coach Mike Smith to a three-year contract extension on Thursday. Smith led the Falcons to an NFC-best 13-3 record in 2010.

Titans granted permission to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Titans have been granted permission to interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN.

Falcons stars help NFC win Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The NFC jumped out to a huge first-half lead and won the Pro Bowl 55-41 on Sunday in Honolulu, led by Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall, the game MVP.

Falcons expected to keep RB corps intact

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
We hear the Falcons would be content to head into next season with the same group of running backs that helped them finish 12th in the league in rushing in 2010.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
Gonzalez, who has more catches than any tight end in NFL history, announced Tuesday he is returning to the Falcons for the 2013 season.||||||| Gonzalez said during the season he was 95 percent sure he would retire after the 2012 season. His productive season made it difficult to stick with the retirement plan. Gonzalez, who turned 37 last month, led the Falcons with 93 catches for 930 yards and eight touchdowns. Each total set a high for his four seasons in Atlanta. He added 14 catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns in the team's two postseason games.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Gonzalez caught eight passes for 78 yards and a TD in Sunday conference title game loss.||||||| The 36-year-old Gonzalez still has a 13th Pro Bowl to play in, but after spending the season saying he was 95 percent certain he'll retire, he sounded like he's now at 100 percent.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Gonzalez finished with 11 catches for 122 yards and two scores during Sunday's 31-27 loss at New Orleans.||||||| With 101 TD receptions, Gonzalez is the first tight end to reach triple digits. He leads his position with 617 yards this season.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Gonzalez caught 13 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown Sunday at Washington.||||||| Gonzalez continues to shine at age 36 and should be a started in all fantasy formats.
Posted Sept. 24, 2012
Gonzalez hauled in nine receptions for 91 yards and another touchdown during Sunday's 27-3 win at San Diego.||||||| Gonzalez is averaging 71.3 yards and has scored in each of Atlanta's first three games. He remains one of quarterback Matt Ryan's favorite targets and should continue to produce at a high level all season.

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