Posts Tagged ‘tony gonzalez’

NFL Gridiron Gab Week One In-Game Open Thread

Week One of the NFL season is underway, and we will have the most up-to-date news on scores and stories as the early games get going! Simply keep checking back as the morning progresses to our Week One In-Gamee Open Thread for info on players for your favorite team as well as your fantasy team […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: Atlanta at Kansas City

It will be somewhat emotional as long time NFL TE Tony Gonzalez is returning to face the Chiefs, beginning what figures to be his last season to try to finally win a playoff game, and for sure the last time he plays in Arrowhead. It’s one of the storylines as the Falcons, a team that […]

Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez Says the 2012 Season Will Be His Last

Falcons veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez announced on an ESPN/Facebook chat that 2012 would be the final season in the future Hall of Famer’s career. Gonzalez, who has made similar declarations in previous off-seasons, was asked how much longer he intends to play, and this was his answer via Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. […]

Falcons Ink TE Tony Gonzalez to a One-Year Extension

Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez signed a one-year extension on Saturday, Jay Glazer of reports. According to Glazer, the extension is worth $7 million. Gonzalez is earning a $5.75 million base salary in 2011 and was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in 2012. The 35-year-old future Hall of Famer has caught 79 […]

Falcons at Colts Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: T Sam Baker (back) Probable: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (back), WR Julio Jones (hamstring), C Todd McClure (not injury related), CB Christopher Owens (concussion) Indianapolis Out: QB Peyton Manning (neck), T Joe Reitz (knee) Questionable: RB Joseph Addai (knee), LB Pat Angerer (knee), T Anthony Castonzo (ankle), TE […]

Tony Gonzalez Now 2nd in All-Time Career Receptions

Tony Gonzalez is now second on the NFL’s career receptions list. The Atlanta tight end caught five passes Sunday against the Detroit Lions, passing both Cris Carter and Marvin Harrison to take sole possession of second place. He finished the game with 1,104 catches—two more than Harrison and three more than Carter. “Those numbers mean […]

Rock-solid Ryan elevates Falcons over Lions; 23-16

Matt Ryan ran and threw for touchdowns to give the Falcons a double-digit lead in the first half, and they held on to beat the Lions 23-16 on Sunday. On Detroit’s final drive, a pass-interference penalty against Atlanta was overturned because instant replay showed defensive tackle Corey Peters had tipped the ball. Lions quarterback Matthew […]

Falcons at Lions Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Chris Owens (concussion) Doubtful: WR Julio Jones (hamstring) Questionable: DE John Abraham (groin), T Sam Baker (back), C Todd McClure (knee), G Garrett Reynolds (ankle) Probable: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), TE Tony Gonzalez (elbow), S James Sanders (hamstring), WR Roddy White (knee) Detroit Out:RB Jahvid Best (concussion) Doubtful: WR Rashied Davis (foot), […]