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Tony Gonzalez salary: Tony may return to Falcons

At the time Atlanta Falcons fell about 10 yards short of a Super Bowl berth recent January, it was appearing as though future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez had played the final game of his 16-year career. Now, the Falcons are becoming increasingly hopeful that Gonzo might not be gone after all. Tony Gonzalez helped the Falcons go 13-3 and make the NFC title game last season. According to multiple team sources, the Falcons are cautiously optimistic that Gonzalez, the second-leading receiver in NFL history, will return for another potential title run in 2013. Sources close to Gonzalez, an unrestricted free agent, said he is contemplating a return at the right price, provided he can miss some or all of training camp this summer. "He will come back if they pay him $7 million and he doesn't have to do training camp," said one Falcons player familiar with Gonzalez's thinking. Another team source added, "If we offer him the money, he'll most likely

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