Antonio Gates

Tight End

#85

Experience: 17 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 38

Weight: 255 lbs

College: Kent State

2018 SEASON

  • REC
    28
  • YDS
    333
  • AVG
    11.9
  • TDS
    2

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
17 @Broncos W 23 - 9 0 0 0
16 Ravens L 10 - 22 3 21 7 11 0 1 1
15 @Chiefs W 29 - 28 4 54 13.5 22 0
14 Bengals W 26 - 21 2 19 9.5 10 0
13 @Steelers W 33 - 30 0 0 0
12 Cardinals W 45 - 10 1 18 18 18 0
11 Broncos L 22 - 23 5 80 16 27 1
10 @Raiders W 20 - 6 1 18 18 18 0
9 @Seahawks W 25 - 17
7 Titans W 20 - 19 2 11 5.5 7 0
6 @Browns W 38 - 14 1 5 5 5 0
5 Raiders W 26 - 10 2 19 9.5 16 0
4 49ers W 29 - 27 2 27 13.5 22 1
3 @Rams L 23 - 35 3 45 15 27 0
2 @Bills W 31 - 20 0 0 0
1 Chiefs L 28 - 38 2 16 8 9 0

Career Stats

WR TE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2003 San Diego Chargers 15 11 24 389 16.2 48 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2004 San Diego Chargers 15 15 81 964 11.9 72 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 San Diego Chargers 15 15 89 1101 12.4 38 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 San Diego Chargers 16 16 71 924 13 57 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 San Diego Chargers 16 16 75 984 13.1 49 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 San Diego Chargers 16 16 60 704 11.7 34 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2009 San Diego Chargers 16 16 79 1157 14.6 56 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2010 San Diego Chargers 10 10 50 782 15.6 48 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 San Diego Chargers 13 13 64 778 12.2 38 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 San Diego Chargers 15 15 49 538 11 34 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 San Diego Chargers 16 15 77 872 11.3 56 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
2014 San Diego Chargers 16 14 69 821 11.9 34 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 San Diego Chargers 11 4 56 630 11.3 40 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 San Diego Chargers 14 9 53 548 10.3 27 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2017 Los Angeles Chargers 16 4 30 316 10.5 27 3
2018 Los Angeles Chargers 16 1 28 333 11.9 27 2 1 1
TOTAL 236 190 955 11841 12.43 72 116 0 0 0 0 0 8 6

Biography

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eight-time Pro Bowl selection (2004-11 seasons), three-time Chargers Offensive Player of the Year and three-time Sporting News first-team All-Pro (2004-06).
  • Recognized by The Associated Press as a first-team All-Pro three times (2004-06) and twice as a second-team All-Pro (2009-10).
  • Named by the Professional Football Writers of America as first-team All-NFL twice (2005-06), second-team All-NFL once (2004) and All-AFC three times (2004, ’06-07).
  • Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week against Seattle in Week 2 of 2014 after tying a career high with three touchdown catches against the defending world champions.
  • Finished 2017 with 87 career touchdown catches from QB Philip Rivers, good for the most by a QB-TE combo in history and No. 2 among any QB and receiver combination in league annals, trailing just QB Peyton Manning and Hall of Fame WR Marvin Harrison (112 touchdowns).
  • Among TEs, ranks No. 1 in NFL history with 21 career multi-touchdown games and third in league annals with 21 100-yard receiving performances.
  • With 927 regular-season receptions, ranks 20th all-time and No. 3 among TEs in NFL history.
  • Ranks third among TEs in career receiving yards with 11,508 and is one of just four TEs in history to top 10,000 career receiving yards.
  • Member of the Chargers’ 50th Anniver­sary All-Time Team in 2009 and the NFL’s All-Decade Team (2000s).
  • Posted at least 700 receiving yards in each of his eight Pro Bowl seasons (2004-11), the third-longest streak by a TE in league annals.
  • Registered eight seasons with eight-plus receiving touchdowns, the most in NFL history by a TE and tied for No. 5 all-time.
  • Ranks tied for second all-time with 11 seasons with seven-plus touchdown catches and No. 1 among TEs, trailing only Hall of Fame WR Jerry Rice (15).
  • Posted NFL-record streaks among TEs in consecutive seasons with at least seven touchdown catches (nine, 2004-12) and eight-plus touchdowns (seven, 2004-10).
  • Sits as the Chargers all-time regular-season leader in receptions (927), receiving yards (11,508) and touchdown catches (114), and ranks No. 2 in team annals with 220 career regular-season games played.
  • Twice recorded a 1,000-yard season (2005, ’09), just two shy of the most in NFL history by a TE.
  • Posted 42 career postseason receptions, the most in Chargers history.
  • Set a career high with 13 touchdown receptions in 2004 during his second season as a pro, one year before hauling in a personal-best 89 receptions in 2005.
  • In 2009, set a career high with 1,157 receiving yards, which was the 10th-best single-season output by a TE in history at the time.
  • Hauled in 38 career touchdown receptions on third down, good for the most in league history by a TE and fourth overall, only trailing Hall of Fame WRs Randy Moss (48), Terrell Owens (41) and Cris Carter (39).

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