2014 DRAFT GUIDE
 #85 Antonio Gates
 Pos: Tight End
NFL Team: SDG
Injury: OK
 Experience: 12
College: Kent State
Height: 76
Weight: 255
Born: 6/18/1980
 Year  Tm  Gm  Catch  Yds  TDs  Tgt  Rush  Yds  TDs  Fum 
PROJSDG5059450000
2013SDG167787241130002
2012SDG15495387800000
2011SDG13647787880000
2010SDG105078210650000

Summary

Tight End Rank: #21All Players: #132
Gates returned to his productive ways last season, having his best season since '09. He looked much better than recent years, probably because the Chargers new offense did a good job of utilizing him. He did score just four touchdowns, which was disappointing, but Gates had 77 receptions and nearly 900 yards. He had multiple receptions every game and at least four catches 12 of 16 games. Gates is 34 years old and has a history of injury but remains the top tight end in this offense. He could get a few less targets at tight end with an emerging Ladarius Green. Gates remains a tough cover at tight end, though. He has plus speed for the position, great hands and seems to always put himself in position to make the catch.
FANTASY OUTLOOK
Gates had a great year last season but don't be surprised if his numbers suffer some this year. Consider him a low-end No. 1 or No. 2 fantasy tight end. His best days are behind him. We could see a season with around 65 receptions for 700 yards and six touchdowns.

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Notes

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates became the franchise's all-time leader in receiving yards, passing WR Lance Alworth, at 9,585 yards Thursday, Oct. 23.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates torched the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 when they underestimated him, and New York Jets LB David Harris said they won't make that same mistake. 'He is a guy that, you have to somebody underneath, and over the top, at all times,' Harris said. Gates had three total touchdowns on seven catches and 96 yards against Seattle.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) is active for the team's Week 4 game.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Ladarius Green (hamstring) has been targeted seven times this season, and five of those targets came in Week 3. Meanwhile, TE Antonio Gates saw just one target in Week 3 after being targeted a combined 17 times in the team's first two games.
Fantasy Impact: This is a bit of a scary situation as you aren't sure which back will get the most targets any given week.Both are very talented options.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) practiced fully Thursday, Sept. 25.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) was able to play in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills, but he was limited to just one reception for eight yards.
Fantasy Impact: Gates just had a bad game. He'll be fine. He looked just fine the first two games of the season.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) is probable for Week 3.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 18.
Fantasy Impact: Gates should be ready for Week 3.
Source: KFFL.com
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Fantasy Impact: Gates is resting as much as anything. He'll be ready for Week 3.
Source: KFFL.com

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