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Antonio Gates won’t play Sunday

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by CoronaDoug, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Antonio Gates won’t play Sunday

    Posted by Mike Florio on September 24, 2011, 5:57 PM EDT

    AP
    Not every high-profile player listed as questionable this weekend is a lock to play. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, officially questionable with a foot injury, will not play against the Chiefs.
    Gates did not practice on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.
    The “questionable” designation literally means that the player’s availability is a 50-50 proposition. For Gates, it’s currently more like zero.
    Gates missed six games last season due to injury. Before that, he had played four full seasons without missing a single game. Through the first seven years of his career, Gates played in all but three games.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/09/24/antonio-gates-wont-play-sunday/
     
  2. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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  5. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I said Gates should rehab until he's 100%, even if it meant he missed the first half of the season. He's no help to the club in his current condition and he could be of big time help down the stretch and into the playoffs if they make it.
     
  6. Buck Melanoma

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    I'm not at all optimistic that any amount of rehab, particularly from the Chargers' medical staff, is going to change much.
     
  7. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    The medical staff has been suspect for quite some time, where's English??
     
  8. ThunderHorse17

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    I would rather Gates sits as well. I hate Decoy Gates.
     
  9. JohnnyX

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    .....and put start who instead? Decoy Gates at least gives VJ some good games. Also if Floyd can play he'll get some balls he's way as well.
     
  10. ThunderHorse17

    ThunderHorse17 Lone Wolf

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    You dont remember last year when Gates was out? What happend? We actualy threw the ball to the Wide Receivers Crayton Tutu and even M80 got us alot of deep pass plays. I like to see this happen again as IMO we throw to the RBs all the first half of games, would like to see the guy with the position title Receiver receiving passes. We do have a Run game that can demand 8 men in the box. This can be enuff to open up deep sideline routes as long as protection can hold for the 3.5-4 seconds for the receiver to make his move and go.

    Whats wrong with some playing time for Randy or Kory? We have held on to Sperry for long enuff that surely the coaches see something in him he can contribute to this team.
     
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  11. X FACTOR

    X FACTOR In for Life.........

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    No Floyd either..............
     

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