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Tony Gonzalez: Son pushed for return

Updated: June 19, 2013, 1:04 PM ET
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Tony Gonzalez said Tuesday that the biggest factor in his decision to return to the Atlanta Falcons for the 2013 season was his 12-year-old son, Nikko, who persuaded him to continue playing rather than retire from the NFL.

In an interview with ESPN's "SportsCenter," the Pro Bowl tight end said the reason he had been leaning toward retiring after last season was the chance to spend more time with his family, but Nikko told him he owed it to himself to take another shot ...

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