As Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez prepares for the final game of his Hall of Fame career, he attributes some of his success to something that drives opposing players nuts: Pushing off. Defensive players routinely complain that big, physical receivers like Gonzalez get away with offensive pass interference. Gonzalez admitted to ESPN.com that pushing off is a part of his game. “I think I’ve always done that, and I still do it,” he said. “If you ask any defender in the league, they say I’m the ‘Push-off King,’ but it’s just creating leverage.
Tony Gonzalez admits pushing off is a big part of his success
Pro Football Talk | Dec 29