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TONY GONZALEZ RUMORS

Without Gonzalez, Falcons must alter how tight end position is used

ATLANTA -- The next Tony Gonzalez is not walking through door to play tight end for the Atlanta Falcons. When Gonzalez called it quits after the 2013 season, he left a void in Atlanta's offense. How could he not? Gonzalez never caught fewer than 70 passes in a season while in a Falcons uniform, and pulled down at least six touchdown passes each and every season for five years...
Via Fox Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Future HOF TE Tony Gonzalez Believes Position-Based Pay Is Backward

Former Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is widely credited with helping to revolutionize the position, incorporating it more into the production of the offensive machine, rather than as an extension of the offensive line. Consequently, he holds, or has held, just about every conceivable tight end record of meaning. One […] Future HOF TE Tony Gonzalez...
Via Steelers Depot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Jermichael Finley be the missing piece to the Atlanta Falcons’ offense?

The Falcons’ tight end position is one in a state of flux. With the retirement of Tony Gonzalez, all the Falcons currently have on their roster is the untested Levine Toilolo, the block-first Bear Pascoe, the unknown Mickey Shuler, and the undrafted Jacob Pedersen — not exactly a group that has opponents losing sleep at night. What the Falcons’ offense truly lacks is a tight...
Via cover32 - Falcons
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez believes NFL discriminates against tight ends

Former NFL tight end and future Hall Of Famer Tony Gonzalez has turned media, and is using his new platform to speak out about Jimmy Graham. In a detailed article on CBSSports.com, Gonzalez defends Graham saying he deserves more money, even going as far as saying as the NFL is discriminating against tight ends. I […]
Via Full Scale Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez has almost 5,000 yards more than all other TE’s in the history of the NFL

Tony Gonzalez is bar none the best tight end to ever play the game but when you look at the statistics they are mind blowing. Gonzalez has almost 5,000 more yards all-time than Shannon Sharpe who is in second place. 1. Tony Gonzalez 15,008 2. Shannon Sharpe 10,060 3. Jason Witten 9,651 4. Antonio Gates […] The post Tony Gonzalez has almost 5,000 yards more than all other TE...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Can the Falcons make the playoffs?; Projecting the defensive depth chart; and life after Tony Gonzalez

Here are a few of our top columns from the past week that you might have missed:   Examining the Falcons 2014 season w/ full analysis Projecting the defensive depth chart Life after Tony Gonzalez at the Tight End position Falcons plan to implement help from sleep center Dwight Lowery may be the key to the Falcons secondary   #RiseUp   You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind...
Via cover32 - Falcons
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez blasts ‘biased’ ESPN for twisting his words

Tony Gonzalez watched a molehill become a mountain after his comments about Matt Ryan's quarterback prowess. Now attempting to clear the air, he says the fault lies directly with the four-letter. In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Gonzalez blasted ESPN (and NFL Network, in fact) for being "biased" and twisting his words about Ryan. “There was...
Via Helmet2Helmet
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Tony Gonzalez come back late in 2014?

Just a few weeks ago, future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez was “at peace” with his decision to retire after 17 seasons in the NFL. Now all of a sudden he sounds like a guy who might want to come back in 2014. On Friday, Gonzalez told ESPN’s Doug Gottlieb that he would be open to returning to the Atlanta Falcons in 2014 if they opened with a 10-0 record. Obviously Gonzalez...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons must trade Tony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez has made it pretty clear that he does not want to be traded.  Gonzalez is the ultimate professional and competitor. He’s not going to give up on this season. Tony would willing and graciously allow himself to go down with the sinking ship that is the Atlanta Falcons season. While nobody is suggesting that the Falcons season is over, but the fat lady is behind the...
Via The Penalty Flag
October 28, 2013  |  1 Comment

20 great athletes who unretired

Turns out, Tony Gonzalez is not retiring after all. Arguably the greatest tight end in history is returning to the Atlanta Falcons for the 2013...
Via Athlon Sports
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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