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Although the sports world seems to be in love with the fact that this is the final season for Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, there is another player who is arguably the best to ever play his position that was in the same position this past Sunday. But since Tony Gonzalez isn’t as eccentric as Lewis, only the biggest NFL fans seem to have known about it. It’s hard to call the guy who set the Tight End standard for this league “arguably” the best to ever play his position in the league. After all, if we’re just going by statistics, he blows away his closest competitors. He leads Shannon Sharpe by 427 career receptions and has 4, 208 more receiving yards. His next closest competitor on the all time touchdowns for a tight end is Antonio Gates and Gonzo has a comfortable twenty touchdown lead over him. Off of statistics alone, Tony Gonzalez is the best tight end to ever put on an NFL uniform. The one knock against him was that he won his first playoff game ever just over two weeks ago. Ha...
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