10/07/2013 09:43 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez catches pass in 200th straight game, 2nd only to Jerry Rice's 274

ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez has become only the second player in NFL history to catch a pass in 200 consecutive games.

Gonzalez reached the milestone with a 6-yard reception on the fourth play of the Falcons' game against the New York Jets on Monday night.

The 37-year-old Gonzalez joins Jerry Rice as the only players to reach the 200-game milestone. The San Francisco 49ers great holds the record with a catch in 274 consecutive games.