Antonio Gates injured - May miss Patriots game Antonio Gates injured | National Football Post San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates injured his left ankle and was wearing a protective boot following the team's game against the St. Louis Rams. ... It's believed he could miss at least one game. Plus, wide receiver Malcon Floyd injured his hamstring and didn't return. Never want to wish ill will upon any player (except Brett Favre), but I wouldn't be too sad to miss watching Antonio Gates play against us.