KANSAS CITY, Mo. There may never be another tight end as good as No. 88 in Chiefs' red.
And this Sunday, Tony Gonzalez will revisit the place Arrowhead Stadium where his illustrious career started, this time wearing No. 88 in the red and black of the Atlanta Falcons.
It will be the first time Tony G has returned to Arrowhead since requesting a trade after the 2008 season, and it seems certain it will be the last. Gonzalez said he is 99 percent sure this will be his final season in the NFL.
"It's going to be a little weird being in a different locker room and coming out of that tunnel when we first come in," Gonzalez said in a conference call Wednesday. "It's going to be a little weird, but I'm looking forward to it.
"I know this is the last time that I'll ever get to play in Kansas City and that stadium. That's a beautiful thing to me. I'm going to go out there and enjoy the hell out of it because it's my last time."