"You can't give judgment on those things until you hear it from both sides," Tony told TMZ Sports in L.A.
BUT -- "If you're abusing using your power to manipulate or control ... heads gotta roll."
Tony says the accusations levied by wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor against Sapp, McNabb, Marshall Faulk and other NFL Network colleagues are "tragic" ... adding that serious damage will be done to their legacies if Jami's complaints hold water.
That said, Gonzalez made it clear that his NFL bros should not have their names dragged through the mud. Yet.