He needs to stay for a couple of seasons.
Originally posted on ProFootballTalk:
Tight end Tony Gonzalez’s chances of retiring were up to 97 percent by the end of the season, but the Falcons are making sure that three percent doesn’t go away without being contemplated in full.
General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said that he is making sure that Gonzalez is aware of just how much the Falcons want him as part of the team in 2013. Dimitroff said that it doesn’t seem like time to move on when you’re catching more than 100 passes — playoffs included — even if your age says that it is time to contemplate the next stage in your career.
“Tony’s a man and he’s got to make his own decision,” Dimitroff said, via Pat Yasinskas of ESPN.com. “Suffice it to say that it’s not going to be an easy decision for him one way or another because he knows that he still has fuel in…
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