Tony Gonzalez http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26595/all en NFL-Falcons' Gonzalez closing in on long-awaited Super Bowl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/nfl-falcons-gonzalez-closing-long-awaited-super-bowl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Two years ago, a dejected Tony Gonzalez stood on the sidelines as yet another playoff game ended in defeat for the veteran tight end and his Atlanta Falcons.</p> <p>The Green Bay Packers had come into the Georgia Dome and routed the Falcons 48-21, and Gonzalez, a record setter in most categories a tight end is measured by, was still looking for his first career playoff win.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/nfl-falcons-gonzalez-closing-long-awaited-super-bowl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Tony Gonzalez Tony Gonzalez Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735848 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Falcons' Gonzalez bows out with sadness but no regrets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-falcons-gonzalez-bows-out-sadness-no-regrets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>ATLANTA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Tony Gonzalez's dream of ending his career with a Super Bowl vanished as the tight end's Atlanta Falcons fell victim to a record comeback by the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday.</p> <p>Gonzalez, a future Hall of Famer who has set many records at the tight end position during his 16-year NFL career, got his first career playoff win last week but the top-seeded Falcons were unable to give him one more.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/nfl-falcons-gonzalez-bows-out-sadness-no-regrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlanta Falcons National Football League Tony Gonzalez Tony Gonzalez Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:15:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737048 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Gonzalez puts off retirement to stay with Falcons http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/nfl-gonzalez-puts-retirement-stay-falcons <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has changed his mind about retirement, saying Tuesday he will rejoin the NFL club after falling one game short of reaching last month's Super Bowl.</p> <p>Gonzalez, second on the all-time NFL receptions list to Jerry Rice with 1,242 catches, confirmed in a Twitter message that he will return next season to the Falcons, who lost to San Francisco in January's conference finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/nfl-gonzalez-puts-retirement-stay-falcons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Tony Gonzalez Tony Gonzalez AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:00:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781371 at http://www.globalpost.com Atlanta Falcons - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131128/atlanta-falcons-playerwatch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>--WR Harry Douglas had nine catches for 79 yards against the Saints. He has three 100-yard games on the season and leads the team in catches with 60 and receiving yards with 833 yards.</p> <p>--DE Osi Umenyiora leads the Falcons in sacks with 6.5. He has posted 82.5 career sacks and ranks eighth in the NFL among active players in career sacks.</p> <p>--WR Roddy White had just two catches for 24 yards. He had not more than 45 yards receiving in the seven games that he's played this season as he's battled a high ankle sprain and hamstring injury.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131128/atlanta-falcons-playerwatch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Tony Gonzalez Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Nov 2013 07:36:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6002504 at http://www.globalpost.com Atlanta Falcons - PlayerWatch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131128/atlanta-falcons-playerwatch-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>--WR Harry Douglas had nine catches for 79 yards against the Saints. He has three 100-yard games on the season and leads the team in catches with 60 and receiving yards with 833 yards.</p> <p>--DE Osi Umenyiora leads the Falcons in sacks with 6.5. He has posted 82.5 career sacks and ranks eighth in the NFL among active players in career sacks.</p> <p>--WR Roddy White had just two catches for 24 yards. He had not more than 45 yards receiving in the seven games that he's played this season as he's battled a high ankle sprain and hamstring injury.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131128/atlanta-falcons-playerwatch-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Tony Gonzalez Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Nov 2013 18:21:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6003029 at http://www.globalpost.com Atlanta Falcons - TeamReport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131226/atlanta-falcons-teamreport <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL Team Report - Atlanta Falcons - INSIDE SLANT</p> <p>This is not what Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez had in mind when he decided back in March to return for a 17th NFL season.</p> <p>The former basketball and football star at Cal-Berkeley is one of the key tight ends who helped with the evolution of the position in a more pass-friendly era.</p> <p>He came back in 2013 to make one last run at the Super Bowl after making it to the NFC championship game last season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131226/atlanta-falcons-teamreport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States National Football League Tony Gonzalez Thomson Reuters Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:44:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6029245 at http://www.globalpost.com