Tony Gonzalez says he wouldn’t think of ‘jumping ship’

The Falcons’ 2013 campaign is circling the toilet and trade rumors have predictably popped up regarding tight end Tony Gonzalez. The future Hall of Famer, though, will have none of it. Speaking with the media Thursday, Gonzalez shot down any aforementioned speculation, claiming he’s happy in Atlanta and would never think of “jumping ship.” “I…

Tony Gonzalez to play another season

Though it may have appeared otherwise, the 2011 season won’t end up being Tony Gonzalez’s swan song. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Falcons signed Gonzalez to a one-year, $7 million contract extension on Saturday, meaning the future Hall of Fame tight end will return in 2012. Before the season began, Gonzalez was…

Tony Gonzalez to return for 2011 season

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez isn’t ready to end his Hall of Fame career just yet. Gonzalez was a guest on ESPN’s Jim Rome Is Burning today and announced that he will return to the NFL for a fifteenth season — his third with the Falcons. Denise White, Gonzalez’s publicist, confirmed the news via…

Tony Gonzalez could retire after 2010 season

One of the best tight ends in NFL history could be playing his last season before calling it quits. In an exclusive interview with Alex Marvez, of FOX Sports, Tony Gonzalez says there is roughly a “50-50” chance he hangs his cleats up at the end of the 2010 season. “It is year to year,”…