March Madness pick-up game: Who you got? Gates or Green?

Here’s a question that has stirred some debate amongst us here at cover32_SD. If you played in a pickup basketball game today, who would you pick first between Antonio Gates and Ladarius Green? I think it’s a no brainer with Gates having way more game and experience than Green, but the opposing argument points to Green’s height advantage and younger age as the deciding factor...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: DEs for the San Diego Chargers, uniform power rankings, more

In case you missed them, here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week to browse through while you watch your bracket go up in flames. National Columns - The top-10 defensive ends in the NFL draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Rating NFL team’s uniforms from 1-32. (READ) - The 10 most ridiculous mugshots in NFL history. (READ) - The 10 assistants most likely...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Three value free agents for S.D., Gates in March Madness, Ajirotutu re-signs

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to recap the second week of free agency. San Diego Chargers - Antonio Gates was a bracket buster back in the day. (READ) - Pat Sims, Miles Austin, Asante Samuel could help the Bolts. (READ) - The Missouri Tigers have some pieces that would fit in San Diego. (READ) - Does Telesco need to add another corner? (READ) Make sure...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness Memories: Antonio Gates rare basketball footage (MUST WATCH)

Most of us know Antonio Gates went from college basketball star to (arguably) the best tight end in NFL history, but his path to San Diego was far from straight and narrow. Gates committed to Michigan State to play football under a coach you may have heard of, Nick Saban. Under the impression he would get to play basketball for the Spartans, Gates went to East Lansing on a football...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mixture of Martellus Bennett and Antonio Gates small school TE James Oboh is one to watch

    Towson tight end James Oboh is one of the top smaller school prospects to pay close attention to for this upcoming NFL Draft. My coaches told me many times I'm probably the best run blocker on the team, said Oboh. Pretty impressive considering he is a vertical threat who excels in the passing game. I have good speed and I'm able to create mismatches with linebackers and safeties...
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football 2013: Don’t Sleep on Chargers Tight End Antonio Gates

It’s kind of hard to call someone a sleeper when every fantasy football owner knows his name but this year it’s true, Antonio Gates is a 2013 fantasy football sleeper. Over the past few years the decline in the once great tight end’s skills has been obvious. The problem has stemmed mainly from nagging injury after nagging injury and it seems that the once reliable Gates has...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: The future of Antonio Gates

Antonio Gates Antonio Gates was perhaps the greatest steal in San Diego Charger history.  An undrafted free agent from Kent State, he has played 10 seasons in the NFL, all with the Chargers.  The tight end has been selected to 8 Pro Bowls and leads the Chargers in all time receptions with 642.  Gates ranks second all-time with touchdowns by a tight end, only behind Tony Gonzalez...
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Breaking down the 2013-14 schedule

In order to make the NFL playoffs, a team generally needs at least 9 wins. Sometimes you can make it with less, but it is usually as a wildcard and tough to predict. The San Diego Chargers finished last season with a 7-9 record and did not make the playoffs.  This season the Bolts will be looking to improve on last year and make it to the playoffs as they had done in the 2009-2010...
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates feels disrespected by his spot on the Top 100 list

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. Please click here to read this story/watch this video...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Is it time for the Chargers to move on from Antonio Gates?

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...
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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