Obviously the Bolts want to be careful with Gates. Lynn said he doesn't want to set the team back 4-5 weeks if Gates would go out and get hurt. Gates doesn't seem like a safe Week 1 play at this point.
LAC TE Virgil Green - Week 11 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 11 vs. Denver Broncos
Virgil Green has taken over top tight end duties for the Chargers, playing more than 80 percent of snaps last week compared to less than 20 percent for Antonio Gates. However, neither of these players are starting considerations in fantasy lineups with Keenan Allen getting more than 35 percent of targets since the Chargers bye week.