KANSAS CITY, Mo. You know Jimmy Graham?
Demetrius Harris isnt well, he isnt, um, there yet.
Ive never studied them, but Ive seen (people) compare me to them, Harris, the former collegiate basketball player at Wisconsin-Milwaukee, said Saturday, where hes learning the NFL tight end ropes on the fly at the Kansas City Chiefs rookie minicamp. But...
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is feeling pretty disrespected.
The reason for his discontent is his number 73 ranking on the NFL’s annual Top 100 players list.
The list is compiled from votes by the players, so every year there are always feelings that get hurt after someone feels dissed by their peers.
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Every year, there's at least one NFLer who feels slighted over his placement on NFL Network's annual "Top 100" list. (Last year, if you recall, the Giants' Justin Tuck took issue with Eli Manning's ranking.)
Antonio Gates has filled the quota for 2013.
The Chargers' veteran tight end, who came in at No. 73 on the countdown, expressed his displeasure...
The San Diego Chargers traded up in the 2nd round of the 2013 NFL Draft to select Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o with the 38th overall pick. Te’o spoke to Chargers.com shortly after he was drafted, here’s what he had to say:
Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers
School: Kent State
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Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers had a year for himself as well as his fantasy owners to forget about. The ten-year veteran tight end out of Kent State struggled early and often despite him being targeted as a solid TE1 option before...
San Diego Chargers Antonio Gates was one of the greatest tight ends in the franchise’s history and definitely in the NFL, but that is the biggest problem with Gates. Gates use to be the greatest tight end in the NFL and now as the Chargers enter the 10’s Gates’ production is beginning to drop.The main issue for Gates entering the 10’s is injuries with Gates missing 9 games...
It has been a rough couple of years for Chargers tight end Antonio Gates. He missed six games in 2010 and three games, along with parts of others, last year because of a foot injury. He’s still been productive — 17 touchdown catches — but his presence in the lineup has been missed for the last two seasons. Gates has been very positive recently about the progress the injury...
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates could end up looking for a new job, since he’s scheduled to receive a $6.4 million option bonus this offseason and a $4 million salary for the 2012 season.
The 31 year-old Gates is obviously on the back end of his career and might be given the option of taking a pay cut or being released by the Chargers.
One of the most alarming things...
Antonio Gates is five catches away from breaking Charlie Joiner's San Diego Chargers team record for receptions.
Joiner is convinced the record couldn't be headed for better hands.
Gates has 582 career catches going into Sunday night's home game against the Baltimore Ravens and their tough defense. Joiner had 586 catches from 1976-86, the final 11 seasons of his 18...
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December 15, 2011
Amidst the fallout from the Chargers' three-game losing streak comes news that one team source hasn't been particularly impressed with the tight end, saying, "It’s harsh to say, but he looks old and fat.”