It has been assumed for more than a week that tight end...

The San Diego Union-Tribune - [Full Article]

It has been assumed for more than a week that tight end Antonio Gates would rest his aching foot at least through the bye, and it is becoming increasingly apparent that is just what will happen.

Gates ran on a treadmill Tuesday and felt no worse for the wear, but his overriding desire is to play the season out uninterrupted once he does return.

Fantasy Impact: 

We're not expecting Gates to return in Week 5. The Chargers have a bye in Week 6, so Gates could return against the Jets in Week 7, and his hope is to play out the season from there.

Filed Under: 2011, W5

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