Lofton says he never wants to lose to Falcons

Advocate file photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton clash when the Saints beat the Dolphins on Show caption
Advocate file photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton clash when the Saints beat the Dolphins on "Monday Night Football" in September.

In the course of spending his first four years in the NFL with the Atlanta Falcons, Curtis Lofton got to work alongside future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez for three of them. Lofton said he began eating, exercising and resting adequately while playing with Gonzalez from 2009 to 2011, and he considered the 14-time Pro Bowler who retired from the Falcons following last season a mentor.