San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates (ribs) got in a second straight day of practices, reports Michael Gehlken. Gates had only limited practice last week and was ruled inactive against the Tennessee Titans, but his status appears to be much brighter this week against the Atlanta Falcons.
Fantasy Impact: It's not a guarantee at this point that he will play - he was assumed ready to go last week, and his surprise deactivation left many fantasy owners scrambling for a last-minute replacement - but two straight days of practice is an encouraging sign. Gates is still an elite fantasy producer who should be starting in all leagues when healthy.
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