Posts Tagged ‘Antonio Gates’

Fun facts: Who is the only team without passing TD?

Want to impress your pals when you gather to watch the Week 3 action Sunday? As we pored through the voluminous stack of notes prepared this week by the crack NFL Network staff for the NFL GameDay Morning crew to use, we pulled out a few nuggets you can use as fun facts or tough trivia:

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Film reveals offensive strengths of Chargers, Packers

The idea during a recent film session was to concentrate on young, ascending quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers. While they didn’t disappoint, some important keys jumped out about the offenses of the Packers and Chargers.

Brandt’s sleepers get two-thirds approval

You all may have your Christmas day, your St. Patrick’s day or your Talk Like a Pirate day — but my favorite holiday occurs when Gil Brandt hands over his fantasy football draft board.

Davis: Gonzalez is still NFL’s best tight end

In the latest “Best in the Biz” rankings, NFL Network analyst Charles Davis rates Tony Gonzalez as the best tight end in the NFL.

Gates ‘better’ but still unsure about training camp

Chargers TE Antonio Gates told The San Diego Union-Tribune he is feeling “much better” as he continues to rehab from plantar fasciitis.

See…? Gates’ foot injury ‘never was a major problem’

Everybody, you can just relax, calm down. There’s no need to panic. … Antonio Gates is going to be fine.

Chargers’ Gates OK after seeing foot specialist

Chargers TE Antonio Gates should be fine after seeing a foot specialist in North Carolina earlier in the week.

Gates excused by Chargers to have foot examined

One player who won’t be taking part in Chargers minicamp, at least Wednesday, is TE Antonio Gates. According to a Tweet from the team, Gates was excused today to have his foot examined by a doctor in North Carolina.

Packers TE Finley a breakout candidate in 2010

Fantasy owners looking for a breakout tight end next season should remember the name Jermichael Finley when it comes time to draft.

Tomlinson release has implications for 2010 season

The release of LaDainian Tomlinson has the Chargers backfield in a state of limbo from a fantasy perspective.

Chargers dressed silver and black

It’s gear-swap day at the Pro Bowl, which means guys are wearing all sorts of different apparel.

Is the next Antonio Gates here at the Senior Bowl?

Using Antonio Gates as an inspiration, University of Miami tight end Jimmy Graham is trying to become the next NFL player to make the transition from basketball to football.

Philip Rivers is pretty darn good

Rivers’ touchdown pass to Antonio Gates was a thing of beauty and another piece of evidence on his MVP resume.

Super-Charged: Rivers is among the elite

My view from the booth at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday provided me a unique vantage point for an interesting performance by San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers.

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