Tony Gonzalez http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26596/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 Dan Marino, Shannon Sharpe out, Tony Gonzalez in at CBS in pregame-show shakeup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140218/dan-marino-shannon-sharpe-out-tony-gonzalez-at-cbs-pregame-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Goodbye, Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe. Hello, Tony Gonzalez.</p> <p>Marino and Sharpe will not return to their analyst roles on CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show. Gonzalez, a recently retired star tight end, will now prep for a turn on the network's pro football coverage.</p> <p>CBS sports chairman Sean McManus said the move to part ways with Marino and Sharpe "was really kind of a mutual decision" and "has nothing to do with any dissatisfaction in the ratings."</p> <p>McManus said he has no single metric by which he measures the success of the pregame show.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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