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Remembering A Hall of Famer: Tony Gonzalez’s Top Five Falcons Moments

By Matt Karoly

On Saturday evening, former Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez will reach the pinnacle of his profession as he is officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

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And while Gonzalez played 12 of his 17 seasons in Kansas City, Dirty Bird Nation proudly calls the greatest tight end one of their own and for good reason. Gonzo ranks first in receptions (409), third in yards behind Jim Mitchell and Alge Crumpler (4,187), and tied for first in touchdowns (35) by a tight end in Falcons history. All of this despite Gonzalez playing in 55 and 28 fewer games than Mitchell and Crumpler, respectively, in his Falcons career.

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