He ended his career with a record 116 touchdown catches by a tight end, including 89 thrown by Rivers for the most ever by a quarterback–tight end duo. "Antonio Gates was such a great player and, like a number of the great players I've been around, sometimes I don't think people appreciate him because Antonio made everything look so easy. Rush Hour: Antonio Gates Retires After 16 Seasons Hayley Elwood brings you the latest for your morning commute about Chargers legend Antonio Gates' retirement from the NFL.

(CNN) Tight end Antonio Gates, 39, announced his retirement from the NFL today. (KGTV) — Chargers great Antonio Gates is calling it a career after 16 seasons with the team, culminating one of the greatest careers ever by an NFL tight end. In a post to social media, Gates made the … Things that were really, really, difficult that were tough plays, that were competitive plays, he had that knack or that ability to make it look very routine. One year and one day after he caught his final NFL pass, Antonio Gates formally retired Tuesday. He also finished as the Chargers' franchise leader in … Chargers TE Antonio Gates announced on Twitter that he is retiring after 16 seasons in the NFL. Jan 14th 2020 3:29PM Antonio Gates announced on Tuesday that he’s retiring from the NFL, one year and one day after he’d last played in a game. Gates established a legendary career piling up accolades of all degrees along …

85 jersey Chargers great Antonio Gates is officially retiring after 16 seasons with the team and will join the front office as an ambassador. That changed on Tuesday. Antonio Gates announced his retirement after 16 seasons with the Chargers. Retirement. He spent all 16 seasons of his career with the Chargers, finishing with … Antonio Gates announced his retirement Tuesday after 16 NFL seasons, all spent with the Chargers. Los Angeles Chargers tight end Antonio Gates doesn't think he's ready to retire after completing a one-year deal and his 16th season with the team. Chargers TE Antonio Gates officially retires after 16 seasons The career-long Charger and 8-time Pro Bowler finished with 116 touchdowns, most by a tight end in NFL history

"Antonio Gates was such a great player and, like a number of the great players I've been around, sometimes I don't think people appreciate him because Antonio made everything look so easy. Antonio Gates announced on Tuesday that he’s retiring from the NFL, one year and one day after he’d last played in a game. This is one year and one day after catching his final NFL pass. Antonio Gates didn’t play football in 2019, but he never formally announced his retirement.

Antonio Gates is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons. Things that were really, really, difficult that were tough plays, that were competitive plays, he had that knack or that ability to make it look very routine. Skip to navigation Menu Born on June 18, 1980, Gates was a …

NOW PLAYING Gates spent his entire 16 … The future hall of famer Antonio Gates retired from the NFL earlier today, January 14, 2020 at 12:59pm on Twitter.

Jan 14, 2020 After a season out of football, longtime Chargers tight end Antonio Gates formally announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. Antonio Gates didn’t play football in 2019, but he never formally announced his retirement. In a post to social media, Gates made the end of his playing days official. Antonio Gates who once wanted to be in the NBA came into the NFL as a undrafted free agent. Antonio Gates Says He's Not Retired From NFL, 'I'm Ready to Play' Antonio Gates I'm Not Retired... 'Ready to Play' 1.4K; 35 9/29/2019 12:30 AM PT The 39-year-old, a standout forward at …