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Tony Gonzalez willing to rent himself out to Super Bowl team?

By Rachel Wold Former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, who played 17 years in the league before retiring in 2013, apparently was pursued by multiple teams this past season. While that obviously didn’t happen, Gonzalez answered a few questions as to whether he would consider being “rented out” by a Super Bowl team in need of a better tight end (via NFL.com). Gonzalez responded...
Via Sportsnaut
January 14, 2015  |  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

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
February 28, 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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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

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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs praise former TE Gonzalez's retirement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Even though Tony Gonzalez is retiring as a member of the Atlanta Falcons, the Kansas City Chiefs still view the 13-time Pro Bowl tight end as one of their own. One day after Gonzalez reaffirmed that he'll never play another NFL game, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said in a statement that he'll "always be considered a part of the Chiefs family." Gonzalez was drafted...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' Gonzalez ready for swan song to Hall of Fame career

ATLANTA -- Tony Gonzalez wants to keep things simple. Even with 40 family members and friends flying cross-country to be present for his final game, his high school basketball and football coaches included among them, Gonzalez clung to routine in his final 48 hours as an NFL player. He was one of the first in the weight room. He followed that up with a 16-year tradition of catching...
Via Fox Sports South
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Gonzalez to be presented with half-Chiefs, half-Falcons helmet

Tony Gonzalez will play in the last game of his Hall of Fame caliber NFL career on Sunday. This time, his retirement is for real. Gonzalez flirted with retirement a few years back, but he ultimately decided to join the Atlanta Falcons in hopes of winning a Super Bowl. Although the 37-year-old was unable to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gonzalez wants to finish Hall of Fame career on a high note

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Not with a bang, but a whimper. That is how one of the greatest careers in NFL history will end when Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez hangs 'em up after 17 seasons. But as long as he remains active and Gonzalez has battled a toe injury for weeks the Falcons intend to use Gonzalez as much as possible, in an effort to win every game while also playing younger...
Via Fox Sports South
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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