Antonio Gates news, rumors and stats

 

Antonio Gates

San Diego Chargers
Tight End

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 255

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Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2003SDC152438916.21200001
2004SDC158196411.901300000
2005SDC1589110112.371000000
2006SDC167192413.01900000
2007SDC167598413.12900000
2008SDC166070411.73800001
2009SDC1679115714.65800000
2010SDC105078215.641000000
2011SDC136477812.16700000
2012SDC154953810.98700000
2013SDC167787211.32400002
Average:6583613800000
Total:7199193138700004

Chargers | Two Chargers close to history

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 14:11:35 -0700

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers and TE Antonio Gates are nine touchdowns away from surpassing San Francisco 49ers QB Steve Young and WR Jerry Rice for touchdown connections. They would then only trail former Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning and WR Marvin Harrison for most touchdowns between a quarterback and pass-catcher in a career.

Fantasy Tip: You can bet Rivers and Gates know what's at stake this season, and one would think they will try to pass the legendary 49er duo this season. The tight end's best seasons are probably behind him, but he still has gas left in the tank. Draft Gates as a borderline TE1 and Rivers as a mid- to low-end QB1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - James Palmer

Chargers | Hunter Henry headed for big workload?

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:44:38 -0700

San Diego Chargers TE Hunter Henry's blocking ability will allow him to contribute right away before replacing TE Antonio Gates as the primary pass-catching tight end down the road, and beat writer Michael Gehlken believes Henry could see more snaps this season than Gates.

Fantasy Tip: Henry is a must-own player in dynasty formats, and if Gates suffers an injury, he will be worth picking up in all formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Antonio Gates terms

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:18:54 -0800

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal to return to the Chargers Wednesday, March 9. He'll likely finish his career with the Chargers.

Fantasy Tip: Gates is up there in age heading into his 14th NFL season, but he remains productive and continues to be one of Philip Rivers' favorite weapons. He had only 56 catches for 630 yards and five touchdowns in 2015, but he can serve as an effective fantasy backup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Rand Getlin

Chargers | Antonio Gates agrees with Bolts

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:48:56 -0800

San Diego Chargers impending free-agent TE Antonio Gates agreed to terms with the Chargers Wednesday, March 9, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Gates and Philip Rivers have immense chemistry playing together, and Gates remains a solid TE2 option despite his advanced age.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Chargers | Antonio Gates talks to open next week

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:37:48 -0800

San Diego Chargers impending free-agent TE Antonio Gates will begin contract talks with the team at the NFL Scouting Combine next week.

Fantasy Tip: Gates is expected to re-up with the Bolts. He'll be a low-end TE1 option in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Unlikely to use franchise tag

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:24:19 -0800

The San Diego Chargers don't really have a player worthy of the franchise tag this year. FS Eric Weddle will be allowed to hit the free-agent market. TE Antonio Gates turns 36 this summer and is near the end of his career. TE Ladarius Green could be coveted on the free-agent market, but he's been injured and is too inconsistent.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Eric D. Williams

Chargers | Tight ends to be issue for Chargers?

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:46:30 -0800

San Diego Chargers TEs Antonio Gates, Ladarius Green, David B. Johnson and John Phillips will all become free agents if they are not re-signed by March 9. Gates is expected to return, however.

Fantasy Tip: Re-signing Gates will be a big plus for the Chargers, and he'll remain in TE1 territory if/when he is re-signed. The depth behind him will be a problem if San Diego can't re-sign at least one of Green, Johnson or Phillips.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Antonio Gates likely to return

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:36:53 -0800

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates is likely to return in 2016. Gates, who will turn 36 in June, has given no indications he's ready to retire.

Fantasy Tip: Gates had a 46-630-4 season while missing four games to suspension and one to injury. He's still a midrange TE1 option in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Antonio Gates finds end zone

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 22:19:06 -0800

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates posted three receptions for 34 yards and a touchdown in the Week 17 game against the Denver Broncos. He was targeted five times.

Fantasy Tip: It was a trying season for Gates, who started out with a four-game suspension and then deal with a few nagging injuries. He wrapped up his year with 56 catches, 630 yards and five scores, so he can still be very productive for fantasy owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Chargers | Antonio Gates totals 88 yards

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:23:51 -0800

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates posted six receptions for 88 yards in the Week 15 game against the Miami Dolphins. He was targeted nine times.

Fantasy Tip: Gates is finishing up strong, posting six receptions in each of his past three games and he has a total of 164 yards over the past two outings. Since he hasn't found the end zone since Nov. 29, he is considered a low-end TE1 in most fantasy formats, but he remains Top 10 at his position.

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