Stock Watch: Gates up, Romo down
Antonio Gates: Not that there were concerns about whether he's a productive player, but I didn't see many folks projecting Gates to return to top form before the season. Over the hill and brittle at 29 seemed more like it. Tony Gonzalez and Jason Witten were selected before him on average in ESPN.com live drafts, and Dallas Clark, the top-scoring tight end so far in ESPN.com standard leagues, wasn't far behind. The Gates I saw Sunday night looked better than he had in years. No tight end has been targeted more than Gates, and I'm expecting a season like 2007, at the very least.
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