Tony Gonzalez wins PFWA Good Guy Award - New York News

Tony Gonzalez wins PFWA Good Guy Award

Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (photo: Emily Stone/FOX 5 Atlanta) Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (photo: Emily Stone/FOX 5 Atlanta)

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has won the 2013 Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.

Gonzalez, who recently announced he will play one more season after originally planning to retire, has been honored for his professionalism in helping pro football writers do their jobs.

Gonzalez had 1 of his best seasons at age 36 as the Falcons went 13-3 and won the NFC South. 1 of the NFL's most popular players, Gonzalez caught a team-high 93 passes for 930 yards and eight touchdowns, earning his 13th Pro Bowl appearance.

He is the first tight end in NFL history with 100 TD catches and also owns career records for the position in receptions (1,242), yards receiving (14,268), TD catches (103), 100-yard games (30) and 1,000-yard seasons (four).

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices