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History must wait for Antonio Gates, as Rivers misses his connection

History must wait for Antonio Gates, as Rivers misses his connection

The longest-tenured Chargers player, standing at the precipice of NFL history, milled about at midfield Monday night while his teammates ran through drills. He was the only one with his helmet off, and stood alone, surveying the scene.

It was a fleeting moment of reflection for tight end Antonio Gates, who has seen so much in his 15-year career. He began the night one touchdown away from breaking the all-time record for tight ends, his 111 tied with the retired Tony Gonzalez.

For Gates, the record will have to wait. History was supplanted by heartbreak. He was little more than a decoy in Denver, seldom targeted in a 24-21 win the Broncos clinched with a blocked field...

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