7:31 PM EST, Thu December 18, 2014

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FFToolbox.com
Tight end Ladarius Green returned to practice for San Diego Thursday and is likely to play this weekend . He missed the team's Week 15 loss to Denver, after suffering a concussion in Week 14 against New England. Green practiced the Friday leading up to the the Chargers' Week 15 game with the Broncos, but was unable to clear the concussion protocol prior to that game. FANTASY ANALYSIS: While Green isn't someone you were probably planning to start this week against the 49ers, fellow TE Antonio Gates very well could be. WIth WR Keenan Allen out, Gates could have been in for a big day. It's still...
Dec 14, 2014
Rotoworld
Antonio Gates caught six passes for 54 yards with one touchdown in Sunday's Week 15 loss to the Broncos.

A memorable Monday for Gates, teammates

Antonio Gates and 12 other Chargers players took 50 children shopping Monday.
Rotoworld Dec 14, 2014

Antonio Gates finds life for 6-54-1 in loss - Antonio Gates (TE) San Diego Chargers

Antonio Gates caught six passes for 54 yards with one touchdown in Sunday's Week 15 loss to the Broncos.
Denver Post Dec 11, 2014
Antonio Gates weighs in on scoreboard incident with Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning

Antonio Gates weighs in on scoreboard incident with Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning

Antonio Gates scores against the Broncos in their Week 8 meeting at Sports Authority Field.

Antonio Gates weighs in on scoreboard incident with Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates offered his thoughts on the scoreboard incident that set off Peyton Manning after the Broncos' win in Week 8.
Denver Post Dec 10, 2014
What makes Antonio Gates so good? Julius Thomas explains

What makes Antonio Gates so good? Julius Thomas explains

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (85) makes a catch for a big gain in Week 8 against the Broncos at Sports Authority Field.

What makes Antonio Gates so good? Julius Thomas explains

Broncos tight end Julius Thomas said he's watched Antonio Gates more than any other player in the league, studying his moves and his ways keeping defenders on their toes.
Denver Post Dec 10, 2014
Chargers' Antonio Gates has a history of being a Broncos nightmare

Chargers' Antonio Gates has a history of being a Broncos nightmare

Antonio Gates is a 6-foot-4, 260-pound hulk of man who is quick enough to blow by a defender, agile enough to pull a ball from the air with one hand and big enough to plow through a few guys.

Chargers' Gates: 'That is not who we are'

Antonio Gates said the Chargers did very little right on offense versus the Patriots.

‘Timeless’ Antonio Gates offers tips on how Rob Gronkowski can maintain durability, consistency

Antonio Gates has some words of wisdom for Rob Gronkowski. The 34-year-old San Diego tight end — who has spent the last decade rumbling through the AFC West in a fashion similar to Gronkowski — said Wednesday that while it’s OK to play physical football, there are times where you have to temper your approach. […]
Boston Herald Dec 4, 2014
Antonio Gates still commands attention of defense

Antonio Gates still commands attention of defense

SAN DIEGO — The Patriots would be wise not to fall asleep on Antonio Gates. At age 34, his production might not be what it once was, but at 6-foot-4 and 255 pounds, he’s still a tough matchup at tight end.Gates remains one of Philip Rivers’ favorite targets, especially in clutch situations. The Baltimore Ravens apparently forgot about that special connection because Gates caught seven passes for 83 yards last week in the Chargers’ 34-33 win.

Antonio Gates lauds Rob Gronkowski

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates knows a thing or two about being a successful at his position in the NFL. Gates, 34, is a seasoned veteran at tight end. He ranks among the best of all-time at the position. But as his career starts to wind down, he is proud that a player like Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is keeping the tight end tradition going. "Obviously, [Gronkowski has] been effective in what they like to do," Gates on Wednesday during a conference call with Boston media.
Baltimore Sun Nov 29, 2014

Mike Preston's key matchups for Chargers at Ravens

Chargers TE Antonio Gates vs. Ravens FS Will Hill: Hill won't get a break this week after doing a solid job on Saints TE Jimmy Graham Monday night, and Gates is bigger and strong than Graham. Gates has 40 receptions for 491 yards and nine touchdowns. He'll fool the defense at times because he...
Baltimore Sun Nov 27, 2014

Ravens' defense prepping for seemingly ageless Chargers tight end Antonio Gates

Although he's probably in the twilight of a stellar NFL career at 34 years old, San Diego Chargers veteran tight end Antonio Gates seems ageless.

Antonio Gates Photos

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