Tony Gonzalez 'integral' to Falcons

Updated: October 10, 2013, 2:30 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Even if Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey is willing to trade draft picks in order to bring back cult figure Tony Gonzalez, don't expect the Atlanta Falcons to be willing to deal the veteran tight end.

Falcons coach Mike Smith addressed the sudden media-and-fan-driven Gonzalez trade speculation following Wednesday's practice.

"That's preposterous that Tony would be traded,'' Smith told ESPN.com. "He's an integral part of our offense and ...

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