Tony Gonzalez Out: AFC West Relieved


Published: April 23, 2009


... Atlanta Falcons. Last year Gonzalez caught 96 passes for 1,058 yards and 10 touchdowns.

In a dozen NFL seasons, Gonzalez has caught 916 career passes for 10,940 yards and 76 touchdowns, and holds almost every major NFL record for tight ends. He is arguably the best to ever play the tight end position.

And the best part is: the Denver Broncos don't have to play against him anymore.

When a guy is that good, you have to account for him on the field, you have to cover him closely or double team him.  Tony was probably KC's biggest offensive weapon over the past few years and now we don't need to worry about him.

With empty-jerseys safeties on the field and back-up LB's attempting to cover Tony, he had eight catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns in two games against Denver last year with Tyler Thigpen throwing to him. 

The Denver Broncos will likely never have to compete against Tony Gonzalez again si...

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