Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/18/14

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 03: Tight end Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons looks on from the sidelines against the Baltimore Raves at Georgia Dome on September 3, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Throughout the 2012 season, Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez told reporters and his team that he was 95% sure he was going toretire after the year was over. General manager Thomas Dimitroff isn’t buying it, as he told Pro Football Talk that he believes Gonzalez’s decision is “a lot closer to 50/50.” “Tony has done so much for us on and off the field and I don’t believe, not stating that he would be lying to anyone, but I don’t believe the 95 percent,” Dimitroff said. “I want to believe it’s a lot closer to 50/50, to be honest with you, and we’ve had discussions.” Dimitroff added that the decision is ultimately Gonzalez’s to make. Still, the GM believes the veteran tight end “whet” his appetite while contributing for the team in the playoffs. Despite Gonzalez’s announcement that he’ll likely be hanging up his cleats, the Falcons continue to have him listed as the team’s No. 1 tight end. Gonzalez, a 15-year pro, caught 93 passes for 930 yards and eight touchdowns last season for the Falcons. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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