TONY GONZALEZ RUMORS

Former Falcon Tight Ends, where are they now?

Tony Gonzalez: Tony Gonzalez is the greatest tight end in NFL history. He owns records in nearly every major receiving category for the position. Gonzalez just represented Atlanta in his fourteenth pro bowl in his last season as a professional. Unfortunately, Gonzalez leaves the Falcons the same way he came in, great and without a super bowl. He was stellar during his five year stay...
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February 28, 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

Falcons Will Receive A $7M Cap Credit From Tony Gonzalez Joining CBS

Adam Caplan of ESPN mentions that the Atlanta Falcons will receive a $7 million cap credit now that TE Tony Gonzalez has accepted an analyst position with CBS. Caplan adds that the Falcons will still have $1.75 million in dead money from Gonzalez’s prorated bonus. Gonzalez’s contract included a $3 million roster bonus that was due on March 13, according to Caplan. With...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Dimitroff shuts the door on a return for Tony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez may be leaving the door cracked when it comes to making a return to the NFL, but the Falcons aren’t having any of it. While speaking with Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com about saving a spot for Gonzalez if he were to decide to come back, Thomas Dimitroff, the Falcons General Manager, said, “I believe Tony Gonzalez has retired and he’ll have a fantastic career in the...
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February 12, 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

Tony Gonzalez: Matt Ryan is not an elite quarterback

Tony Gonzalez says Matt Ryan isn’t an elite QB in the NFL. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski) Future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez knows a thing or two about the NFL. For many seasons he played on bad teams, and for many years played on very good teams. He knows a thing or two about quarterbacks as well, and his recent comments about Falcons QB Matt Ryan may be surprising. In a recent...
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February 06, 2014  |  2 Comments

Tony Gonzalez to suit up one last time

Tony Gonzalez will suit up one more time as he closes the last chapter of his storied NFL Career. (Photo via @Atlanta_Falcons) It’s been one awesome ride for Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez as he hangs up the cleats after 16 seasons as one of the league’s premier pass catchers. But before it’s all over, Gonzalez will suit up one last time as a member of the Atlanta Falcons...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Five free agents TE the Falcons could sign to replace Gonzalez

There’s no way to adequately replace a future hall-of-famer, especially one who may go down as the best to ever play his position. However, that’s exactly what the Atlanta Falcons will attempt to do in finding Tony Gonzalez’s replacement. With Gonzalez hanging it up, we take a look at the top five 2014 free agent tight end targets the Falcons can go after. 1. Jermichael Finley...
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January 09, 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...
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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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