Chargers standard supervisor Tom Telesco disclosed Thursday that he designs to meet with the illustration of restricted close Antonio Gates this week at the NFL Scouting Merge in Indianapolis.
The nature of that conference was not explained but there are a few possibilities that can be inferred. They strategy to go over a doable re-signing, which would convey him back for his 17th year with the Bolts. The next choice would be that they will inform him of his release.
The 38-year old TE was brought back this earlier year on a one particular-year deal right after staying produced last Could to serve as an coverage for Hunter Henry right after he endured a year-ending personal injury.
Gates did point out earlier on that he doesn’t see himself ending his job on the note that Los Angeles did right after dropping to the Patriots in the AFC Divisional Spherical. Irrespective of the age, Gates managed to present some promise, ending the standard year with 28 receptions for 333 yards and two touchdowns.
With Henry predicted to be at total well being and Virgil Green nevertheless on the roster, Telesco and the rest of the entrance workplace will have a choice to make. Gates’ veteran existence is appreciated by his only quarterback in his job, Philip Rivers. But they may possibly come to feel that 2018 was his last rodeo, likely in a diverse path, which would possible be the close of his prolonged NFL job.