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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 anticipate better start for offensive line

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The O-line still has to prove it will not be a weak link, but we hear the Falcons are feeling confident that the protection for Matt Ryan will be improved from a year ago.

Falcons bring back CB Franks, waive WR Toone

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Falcons have re-signed CB Dominique Franks, less than a week after he was cut by the team.

Franks, Zelenka among Falcons' cuts

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced their cuts to get down to the 53-man roster limit required by the league on Friday.

NFC South teams have questions at MLB spot

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
A tie binding each of the four NFC South teams is concern at middle linebacker, but how worried should they really be?

Falcons sign QB McCown, release QB Redman

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Falcons swapped backup quarterbacks on Tuesday, signing Luke McCown and releasing Chris Redman.

Falcons place DT Peters on injury list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Falcons got to the 75-player roster limit by placing DT Corey Peters on the reserve/non-football injury list and waiving QB John Parker Wilson.

Falcons waive eight players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
The Falcons trimmed their roster Saturday, waiving eight players according to the team's website.

Left tackle giving Falcons reason to worry

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
With Will Svitek out for the season, rookie Lamar Holmes is getting the first crack at showing he’s up to the task of backing up the oft-injured Sam Baker.

Falcons OT Svitek out for season

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Falcons backup OLT Will Svitek will miss the 2012 season with an arm injury, head coach Mike Smith announced Monday.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Injuries plague Falcons' defense up the middle

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The return of DT Corey Peters, Atlanta’s top interior D-lineman last season, is not imminent.

Falcons FB Ewing tears ACL

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Falcons FB Bradie Ewing tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason opener and will miss the 2012 season, ESPN's Josina Anderson first reported.

Falcons, Titans pleased with scrimmage

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The Titans and Falcons scrimmaged Monday in Dalton, Ga., and both head coaches seemed pleased with what was accomplished.

Concerns about Falcons O-line a fantasy factor

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The uncertainty about the Falcons' offensive line ought to be in the back of fantasy owners' minds when it is time to craft a strategy for drafts.

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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