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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

Falcons awaiting ruling from league on Babineaux

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Falcons are still awaiting word from the league on whether DT Jonathan Babineaux will be disciplined for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Falcons sign third-round pick Peters

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed third-round pick Corey Peters on Tuesday, the team announced.

Atlanta's savior in the secondary

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Falcons are beaming over offseason acquisition CB Dunta Robinson, who is expected to make a big difference in the team's pass defense this year.

Robinson enjoying 'smooth' transition to Falcons

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Atlanta recently wrapped up its second round of OTAs and CB Dunta Robinson, who signed with the Falcons on the opening weekend of free agency, said the transition to a new team has been smooth thus far.

Bird watching

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The Falcons could be up to the task of dethroning the Saints in a division known for parity, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

Falcons DE Anderson expected to continue in hybrid role

Posted May 12, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson is again expected to play his more natural position, left defensive end, in the base defense before moving inside to tackle when Atlanta uses its nickel package, as he did last season. Yet, it wouldn't ...

TE Gonzalez says Falcons 'underachieved' last season

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
TE Tony Gonzalez, who is heading into his second season with Atlanta, told PFW he expects better results from the Falcons in 2010.

2010 draft choices by team: Falcons

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2010 NFL draft.

Falcons make odd choice with selection of DT Peters

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It's hard to figure out why the Falcons passed on a pass rusher with their first third-round pick.

Falcons fill need at weak-side ’backer with Weatherspoon

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:10 p.m. ET
The Falcons didn't take the most conventional route to solving their biggest problem by taking Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon, but they did fill a big need.

Falcons have several options at corner spot opposite Robinson

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Falcons landed a talented, expensive cornerback when they signed Dunta Robinson in March, and there could be an intriguing training-camp battle to decide who gets the starting spot opposite him.

Four Falcons sign tenders

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
OT Tyson Clabo, OG Harvey Dahl, OL Quinn Ojinnaka and RB Jason Snelling signed their restricted free-agent tenders Thursday.

Falcons expected to address pass rush with top pick

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Falcons have been very quiet since signing CB Dunta Robinson last month, but they still have needs to fill and are expected to use their first-round draft pick on a defensive end or outside linebacker.

Falcons RB Turner's workload will be monitored closely

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Michael Turner is still the workhorse in the Falcons' backfield, but head coach Mike Smith will be keeping a close eye on his number of carries.

Falcons sign Giordano, release Hill

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced two roster moves Tuesday.

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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