Tony Gonzalez Demands Trade To Kansas City Chiefs

"I Want To Know What It Feels Like To Play For a Winner," Says Disgruntled TE

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Updated: October 8, 2013

ATLANTA – Following a 30-28 loss to the visiting New York Jets that dropped his Falcons to a disappointing 1-4, legendary TE Tony Gonzalez has issued a demand through his agent that Atlanta immediately trade him to the 5-0 Kansas City Chiefs, it was reported early Tuesday.

TONY GONZALEZ FRUSTRATED

 

“I’ve always treasured my time as an Atlanta Falcon,” said Gonzalez in a statement. “But at age 37, and with time rapidly running out on this, my final season, I desperately want to know what it feels like to play for a winner, just once in my career.”

 

Gonzalez, who had 10 catches for 97 yards in the loss, has reportedly grown weary or the “losing culture” in Atlanta.

 

“Listen, no one can possibly accuse me of not being loyal,” Gonzalez claimed. “I bleed Falcon red, and I will always consider Atlanta my home. But the opportunity here is just too perfect: I’m winding down a Hall of Fame career, and find myself mired on a team hopelessly stuck in a losing spiral. The Chiefs, on the other hand, are a true Super Bowl contender at 5-0, but clearly need help at the TE position. And the Falcons can use the draft pick they acquire to begin the rebuilding process. It’s an ideal situation for everyone.”

 

Added Gonzalez: “Besides, I think I’d look really good in a Kansas City uniform.”

 

In related news, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in hopes of jump starting their offense to shake off their 0-4 start, are reportedly in trade talks with the Minnesota Vikings to acquire 5th year QB Josh Freeman.

61 Comments

  1. Sam

    October 8, 2013 at 2:16 am

    Okay, I definitely lol’ed at this one. I was wondering when it would come up.

  2. blakemp

    October 8, 2013 at 3:58 am

    Are we sure this one is fake?

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  4. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 6:04 am

    I know this is a joke, but a trade like this would really make sense for both sides… especially if Atlanta doesn’t turn things around soon. Chiefs need a TE they can count on… even it would be for just this year.

  5. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 6:33 am

    Hilarious!

  6. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 6:58 am

    Tony is an awesome TE, Hell I have his jersey from when he was with the chiefs before. But he left, to try an jump on now just don’t seem right.

  7. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 7:06 am

    Lol!! It would be awesome to see tony back in KC but this is definitely fake. The last comment made is what proves it is fake. he spent most of his career in KC so of course he’d look good in a chiefs uniform! And I doubt he think of Atlanta as his home when he’ll be entering the hall of fame as a chief!

  8. charliedose

    October 8, 2013 at 7:30 am

    Come on home baby, Come one home…

  9. bhud06

    October 8, 2013 at 7:44 am

    Could have made it a little more interesting if it didn’t say he will always consider Atlanta his home. Sorry to tell you Falcons Fans but he will retire a Chief and go into the Hall as a Chief. Just saying.

  10. Igorash

    October 8, 2013 at 7:52 am

    Hell yeah! Come on home TG.

  11. chiefnhawk

    October 8, 2013 at 8:29 am

    FYI guys, players do NOT go into the HOF associated with a particular team. Their busts list the teams they played for in the order in which they played for them but there is NO team affiliation at induction. However, they can and do retire as a particular team player. Just wanted to clarify. Also, TG will not come back to play for the Chiefs….

  12. Sharon Gorrell

    October 8, 2013 at 8:29 am

    CHIEFS RED IS YOUR COLOR ““5-0 retire back were you started, your heart is in Kansas City , #88 Pray RED““““{ Kc > what a dream come true .

  13. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 8:29 am

    Got to be fake

  14. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 8:32 am

    Looks like the same statement made when he left the chiefs? Except falcons put in its place. We need a WR also so bring jones and white for Bowe and Avery.lol

  15. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Why do 75% of the commenters that come to this site not get that EVERY opinion piece here is fake?

  16. Richard Watkins

    October 8, 2013 at 8:50 am

    And Lin Elliott is in talks to be the Falcons Kicker.

  17. Phil Will

    October 8, 2013 at 8:53 am

    Dear Anonymous…Perhaps they don’t know the meaning of the word “mock”..Just a thought

  18. Jeremy Smith

    October 8, 2013 at 8:55 am

    You never go full retard. Some just didn’t get memo.

  19. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 9:04 am

    The funniest sentence is the last one about Josh Freeman when the bucs just cut him!

  20. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 9:06 am

    I’m pretty sure this isn’t a joke. Also the Vikings did sign Freeman. So.

  21. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 9:14 am

    I hope you all know…he’s dead. Committed suicide a couple of years ago.

  22. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 9:15 am

    It would be nice if it were true, don’t believe it is .

  23. Jim Dolan

    October 8, 2013 at 9:19 am

    LITERALLY EVERY IPINION PIECE ON THIS WEBSITE IS FAKE and meant to be funny. ProfootballMOCK.com like Jesus people.

  24. IFHSS

    October 8, 2013 at 9:30 am

    MOCK PEOPLE MOCK MMMOOOCCCKKKK! I realize this one does not seem fake but come on! MOOOOCCCKKKK!!!! Can’t you see the pink Luck on the right!!!! The Bucs part was dumb though…. too soon maybe.

  25. Mike Nelson

    October 8, 2013 at 10:13 am

    No way will they trade a draft pick for someone retiring at the end of the season.

  26. Mike Nelson

    October 8, 2013 at 10:14 am

    i also don’t think he ask to be traded

  27. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 10:44 am

    Is anyone forgetting that KC actually has a decent TE. Sean McGrath rookie this year. 180yards in three games and 1 TD. Pretty good since we dont get that many yards. I love Tony I remember him comming to my elementary school when I was a kid.

  28. Shawn Barber

    October 8, 2013 at 10:44 am

    KC is where he should go into Hall of Fame anyway. Might as well bring him in now… LOL! He would make an immediate impact!

  29. John Sahrom

    October 8, 2013 at 10:52 am

    Those people who comment here and don’t realize that it IS A JOKE, probably wish you had your Obama vote back too

  30. bobman2

    October 8, 2013 at 11:35 am

    I’m pretty sure this is real…. I mean is makes so much sense. And he’d sure look better in Chiefs red than Andrew Luck looks in Pepto Bismol pink.

    Okay, JK because there are so many folks who seem to be challenged by the concept of sarcasm, satire, mockery, what have you. And so many others who are getting wound up by what might be willful idiocy… or just plain idiocy. Of course bringing politics into it is just as stupid.

  31. AnonS

    October 8, 2013 at 11:48 am

    He will probably sign a one day contract to retire with the Chiefs, but maybe it would be better to get traded back to them. Thing is the Chiefs won’t give up a draft pick for him, it would have to be some useless player, and probably right at the trade deadline if the Falcons are eliminated by then or it’s clear they can’t get into the playoffs.

  32. Jason Michalek

    October 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    Fake…

    In related news, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in hopes of jump starting their offense to shake off their 0-4 start, are reportedly in trade talks with the Minnesota Vikings to acquire 5th year QB Josh Freeman.

    Tb doesn’t want freeman back.

    This should give a clue its fake

  33. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    Lmao, this is fake as can be. He wore the chiefs uniform for 13 years. And Atlanta has been winners. Just a bad year. I’d love to have him back, but it will never happen

  34. Eldon II

    October 8, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    Mock in the link I would think gives it away lol but aside from that Tony G. will always live in the hearts and minds of fellow KC fans like myself! As much as it hurt my football loving soul to see him go I wished him well online as well as to family and friends! Was hoping even (especially given KC’s record last year haha) that he’d get his ring last year but alas it wasn’t in the stars. I vow now I will watch his induction and honestly I’m fan enough even as a self titled “man” might shed a tear lol. I’m sure there’ll be some kind words about his time in KC!!! Hell maybe he’s bored today and will see this! Much love #88

  35. Anthony Johnson

    October 8, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    I don’t care if this story is fake, let’s get it done and bring Tony G back to KC!

  36. nfl_chic

    October 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    I’m not sure I believe Tony G. would say things like that. Especially Quote” I think it would be cool seeing me in a Chiefs uniform” wtf .. he had been wearing a Chiefs uniform a lot longer than he ever worn a Falcon uniform.. so this crap his buil.. and Atlanta isn’t his home. California is.. sounds like the guy that wrote this was making some crap up. IMO.

  37. brian8556 (@brian8556utube)

    October 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    As a Chiefs fan, I must say I will adore Tony Gonzalez forever. I know it’s a joke, but PLEASE TONY PLEASE!

  38. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 3:09 pm

    this is trash. whoever wrote it should feel bad about themselves. tony gonzalez is nothing but classy

  39. Debbie Souza Chaffee

    October 8, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    This whole thing is such a fake hype. Plus we have someone stating Tony committed suicide. Really? Never saw a dead person playing pro ball.Debbie Souza Chaffee

  40. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    He left Kansas City because we were not doing to good and now because the Falcons are doing bad he wants to come back to KANSAS CITY…. What is to say we for some reason we start bad he wont want to leave us again.
    just saying

  41. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Thats what TG said when he was a Chief and wanted to be traded. ” I want to know what it’s like to be on a winning team.” Sorry TG as much as I liked you as a Chief you got what you what you asked for.

  42. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    fake as hell. Tampa released freeman. they can’t trade him…

  43. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    Come on people. We all know this is fake. TG doesn’t even talk like that. He is a respectful man. Wishful thinking however. Even though McGrath is doing a superb job his rookie year, bringing our beloved Tony G back to KC would be like the icing on the cake.

  44. Steve Hansen

    October 8, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    He is retiring at end of season so why would you need him. Your team is young and a new coach in play and doing great DON’T FIX WHAT ISN’T BROKEN LEAVE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS THE WAY THEY ARE

  45. jeff

    October 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    I like Tony but when he played for us and then left he left for the same reason.He wanted to be on a winning team

  46. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    Tony wouldn’t say he would look good in a chiefs uniform because he’s already worn it once before. This is fake but as a chiefs fan I would love to see him back as a chief!

  47. Frank

    October 8, 2013 at 10:10 pm

    He just got traded like 2 minutes ago. Guess he really did request a trade. Unfortunately, we had to give up Bowe to get him.

  48. Anonymous

    October 8, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    THIS IS OBVIOUSLY WHAT HE SAID WHEN LEAVING THE CHIEFS FOR THE FALCONS YEARS AGO

  49. Anonymous

    October 9, 2013 at 2:53 am

    Comon back home to KC “Gonzo”!!!! Is the “Ocho Cinqo” number free for grabs in KC? We’ve got a place for him too!

  50. Anonymous

    October 9, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    We love Tony here in KC, but, don’t need him back……..we have the bearded wonder! You have to laugh at this story, it so not the truth:)

  51. Danny

    October 9, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    HE IS GOOD HE LEFT HE THOUGHT HE COULD DO BETTER LET HIM RETIRE WITH NO RING

  52. Sue Lambert

    October 9, 2013 at 9:09 pm

    We still love Tony. It.s not his fault that Carl Peterson let him go because he was stupid and would make a delal to keep him. I say bring him back. he belongs here just like Jared Allen. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad Peterson is GONE !!!!!!!!!!!!

  53. Anonymous

    October 10, 2013 at 6:28 am

    When the going gets tough so does Tony gets going!

  54. Not Sam Bradford

    October 10, 2013 at 6:31 am

    FFS people, how fucking stupid do you have to be not to realize that EVERYTHING on profootballMOCK is fake?

  55. Linda Meyer

    October 10, 2013 at 9:11 am

    Tony I have your jersey & I would welcome you back in a instant! We need the BEST TE that ever played the Game & I do remember you not wanting to leave KC wanting to retire here! Love YOU weather it is fake or not come on back!

  56. Anonymous

    October 10, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    So when Denver kicks the chefs ass will he try and become Bronco?
    Don’t need or want him!

  57. Anonymous

    October 11, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    I think we found the dumbest fans in the league. Way to go Chiefs fans you morons lol

  58. Anonymous

    October 14, 2013 at 5:32 am

    Sigh… some people….

  59. Anonymous

    October 18, 2013 at 7:36 am

    This just in. Chiefs trade Charles for Tony G. Chiefs fans ecstatic!

  60. Big Ben Rapistberger

    January 1, 2014 at 8:50 am

    This just in: Tony Gonzalez has announced his intentions to play another season.

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