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It was assumed for most of 2012 that it was the last season in the great career of Atlanta Falcons’ tight end Tony Gonzalez. In fact, once Gonzalez experienced his first ever playoff win, he informed members of the media that he was ’95% sure’ he was done at the end of the year. But the All-Pro is ready to return for one more season, just as long as gets paid well and doesn’t have to endure an entire training camp. According to a report from Yahoo! Sports’ Michael Silver: the Falcons are cautiously optimistic that Gonzalez, the second-leading receiver in NFL history, will return for another potential title run in 2013. Sources close to Gonzalez, an unrestricted free agent, said he is contemplating a return at the right price, provided he can miss some or all of training camp this summer. “He will come back if they pay him $7 million and he doesn’t have to do training camp,” said one Falcons player familiar with Gonzalez’s thinking. Silver also stated that sources have informed him that it appears as if the Falcons are very willing to work within those parameters. It appears that it will come down to [...]
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Tony Gonzalez will reportedly play football again in 2013. After all but saying he would retire following the 2012-13 season, the future Hall of Fame tight end is apparently ready to inform the Atlanta Falcons that he would like to return to the team next season.
Jim Corbett of USA Today is reporting that Gonzalez will be back next season, and will play for the Falcons if the team...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
USA Today is reporting that Pro Bowl tight end Tony Gonzalez has informed the Atlanta Falcons that he will return for his 17th NFL season.
Gonzalez gave his agent the green light to begin negotiations on a contract with the team according to sources.
Condon is expected to explore the contractual situation with the Falcons today, although it is unclear whether a deal could be struck...
Tony Gonzalez is mulling over the idea of a possible return to the Atlanta Falcons in 2013, barring the right price and spring training.
The Atlanta Falcons got some great news on Tuesday when superstar tight end Tony Gonzalez said he would return for another run at a Super Bowl.
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...
The free agency period officially kicks off at 4pm EST today. During the last few weeks we've talked about the Falcons free agents that we think the team should re-sign, we've also discussed some pie in the sky options, some moves that could be in the cards as well as some value options. Yesterday, we touched on how important this off-season is for the Falcons.