This Day in Football: November 7

San Diego Chargers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

The Chargers have had many explosive players in their history and this year appears to be no different. Vincent Jackson and Antonio Gates shined in a high-scoring affair with the Packers yesterday.

For today’s This Day in Football we take you back to the first time Gates recorded a three-touchdown game in his career, on this day in 2004. He went on to set the NFL record for touchdown receptions by a tight end in a single season with 13.

It was just Gates’ second year as a pro. Here’s the highlight as originally presented on “Inside the NFL”:

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