Tony Gonzalez: I came back because we have a great team
Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 5, 2013
So what led Gonzalez to change his time? The return of Gonzalez makes a championship run more likely for the Falcons. The return of Gonzalez makes a championship run more likely for the Falcons. Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez went from 95 percent sure he would retire in January to 100 percent sure he would play in March. “I want to make sure that they assemble the pieces that they need to make a championship run and get to the Super Bowl in New York,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez will join Mike Florio to talk about why he decided to lace up the cleats for another season after spending so much of 2012 saying he was likely to call it a career. Sometimes three, four hours after the last person leaves he’s in there watching film, breaking down film until 10:00 at night and you got to appreciate that in your quarterback because he’s the most important position on that field and Matt isn’t motivated by this contract, he just wants to go out there and win Super Bowls and go down in the history as one of the best players to ever play this game.
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PFT Live: Tony Gonzalez, PFT Planet calls and tweets
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez’s decision to return for the 2013 season has been one of the biggest developments of the offseason thus far and he’ll be talking about it on Friday’s edition of PFT Live. Gonzalez will join Mike Florio to talk about w