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Yahoo Sports is the latest to chime in on the saga of Tony Gonzalez. We all know Gonzalez was set to retire at the end of the year but after tasting his first playoff victory and coming up just ten yards short of the Super Bowl, the Falcons are now "cautiously optimistic" about the return of Gonzo.
Michael Silver cites multiple team sources saying that Gonzalez is "contemplating a return at the right price" and goes on to say that the ability to miss training camp would also be a factor. The magic number is said to be around $7 million (Gonzalez made an average of $6,32 over his last two years).
Hopefully the Falcons can iron out these details sooner rather than later so they don't miss out on a potential replacement in free agency (if for some reason Gonzo doesn't come back).
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Last season, Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said he
was fairly certain that he would retire from football following the 2012
campaign. However, the Falcons are now “cautiously optimistic” that Gonzalez will
return for another title run in 2013, according to Michael Silver of Yahoo!
According to multiple team sources, the Falcons are
cautiously optimistic that...
Tony Gonzalez said he was done. Done playing football and done with the NFL. He promised his son he would move to California and started to make commitments.
FoxSports.com’s Jay Glazer has reported Tony Gonzalez will be returning for at least one more year to the Atlanta Falcons and will be putting off his retirement.
While worried about his commitments, Gonzalez told Glazer the...
The ageless tight end wonder may be back for another season.
Mike Silver of Yahoo! Sports reported Sunday that Tony Gonzalez is expected to return to the Atlanta Falcons next season if the team can accommodate two of his wishes.
According to Silver, Gonzalez, who turned 37 last month, is looking to be paid $7 million next season, and he would like to miss some or all of training...
The Atlanta Falcons are close to a Super Bowl and may be a player or two away at this point. One of those players was already on the roster but has hinted at retirement.
The Falcons have spent all off-season trying to get Tony Gonzalez to reconsider retirement for at least one more season. Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports is reporting that sources close to the team and teammates believe...
Here is the statement Gonzales released about his return courtesy of Pro Football Talk.
“After discussing it with my family and really, truly struggling with this decision, I informed the Falcons that I would like to return for one more shot,” Gonzalez told Glazer. “Considering how this season ended, I wanted to give it another run with Matt [Ryan], Smitty [head coach Mike...
Tony Gonzalez undecided on retirement (Credit: AP Photo)
The Atlanta Falcons were just a game away from the Superbowl and if they want to get back to the NFC championship they will need to try to convince their future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez to come back for another year.
The team has been working hard to try to keep him out of retirement. Teammates have said they believe he...
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The Atlanta Falcons are close to a Super Bowl and are a player or two away at this point. One of those players was already on the roster but has hinted at retirement.
The Falcons have spent all off-season trying to get Tony Gonzalez to reconsider retirement for at least one more season. Mike Silver of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that sources close to the team and...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Throughout the 2012 NFL season, Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez maintained that he was 95 percent certain he would retire.
If the Falcons had had to replace him, they could have gotten a good tight end in the draft or free agency, but none quite like Gonzalez, the league's all-time leader in receptions by a tight end, and certainly not one who has the near...
Never believe an athlete is retiring until he files his paperwork with the league. Ya know, unless that player is Brett Favre. Atlanta Falcons tight end, Tony Gonzalez will be returning for his 17th season in the NFL, his fifth with the Falcons. Per Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer: Tony Gonzalez told me he has officially informed Falcons he is coming back and they are working out a deal...
In a move that comes as no surprise to me, Atlanta Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez will return to his team for the 2013 season according to a report by NFL insider Jay Glazer. This announcement is great news for both Gonzalez and the Falcons franchise. The soon to be Hall of Fame tight end had stated that he might retire after the 2012 season after winning his first ever playoff game, but...
Today All-Pro Atlanta Falcons tight end, Tony Gonzalez said that he will return for the 2013 season. Last season Tony said it was going to be his last year in the NFL, but something made him come back. Once he passes a physical he will be set to be back on the team.
Gonzalez spoke with Fox Sports saying, “After discussing it with my family and really, truly struggling with this...