FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2010, file photo, Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates makes a fingertip catch during an NFL football playoff game against the New York Jets in San Diego. Gates agreed Wednesday, July 28, 2010, to a $36.175 million, five-year contract extension, with $20.4 million guaranteed, according to a person familiar with the deal, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the figures weren't released. The deal averages $7.235 million per season from 2011-15. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2010, file photo, Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates makes a fingertip catch during an NFL football playoff game against the New York Jets in San Diego. Gates agreed Wednesday, July 28, 2010, to a $36.175 million, five-year contract extension, with $20.4 million guaranteed, according to a person familiar with the deal, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the figures weren't released. The deal averages $7.235 million per season from 2011-15. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)