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Falcons Vs. Steelers: Tony Gonzalez Catches 1,000th Career Reception, Twice

After what appeared to be Tony Gonzalez' 1,000th catch was called back by a holding penalty -- on Gonzalez -- the tight end finally added a digit to his career totals on a 20-yard grab over the middle.

Matt Ryan had been forcing passes over Gonzalez all day, which isn't out of the ordinary at all, but it was clear the Falcons wanted to get this milestone out of the way.

The future Hall of Famer is now the seventh player to ever hit 1,000 catches, and the first tight end.

Arrowhead Pride offers their congratulations for the former Chief, and SB Nation Atlanta pays its respects.