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News: ESPND: Tight ends Witten and Gates share mutual admiration

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    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    Jason Witten and Antonio Gates have set the standard at position with different styles
    [IMG] By Todd Archer
    ESPNDallas.com
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    IRVING, Texas -- So much about Jason Witten and Antonio Gates screams different.

    Witten grew up in Elizabethton, Tenn., groomed to play football by his grandfather. Gates grew up in Detroit as heralded in basketball as he was in football, first choosing Michigan State to play both sports before transferring to Kent State where he starred in basketball.

    Witten's success is often tied to a work ethic that undermines his athleticism. Gates' success is often tied to an athleticism that undermines just how hard he works.

    Read the rest: http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story...es-taken-different-approaches-similar-results

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