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Congratulations On 1,000 Catches, Tony Gonzalez

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ATLANTA - AUGUST 13:  Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons pulls in a reception against Corey Mays #51 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Georgia Dome on August 13 2010 in Atlanta Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
ATLANTA - AUGUST 13: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons pulls in a reception against Corey Mays #51 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Georgia Dome on August 13 2010 in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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I'm sure Kansas City takes some pride in this one: Tony Gonzalez has caught the 1,000th pass of his career.

He ended the 2009 season with 999 catches and had been waiting for this moment.

916 of those 1,000 catches came in Kansas City while a member of the Chiefs.

Gonzalez currently sits in seventh place on the all-time catch list. Keep in mind this is for all players -- not just tight ends. No other tight end is in the same hemisphere as Gonzalez.

Ahead of him is Terrell Owens, Isaac Bruce, Tim Brown, Cris Carter, Marvin Harrison and Jerry Rice. He's now 102 receptions away from Harrison for second place.

A couple years down the road, it's very possible we can say Kansas City hosted the second best pass catcher in NFL history.