Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Gronk dilemma is a sticky one for Patriots

    NBC Sports Boston "The quote’s been credited to a whole lot of coaches. It doesn’t matter who actually said it. What matters is how much truth there is in the saying, “Once an NFL player starts considering retirement, he’s already gone.” There are myriad variations but they all arrive at the same spot. Once a..." February 20

  • Patriots must not wait to find successor to Rob Gronkowski

    Fanrag Sports "If one word will sum up the offseason for the New England Patriots, it will be succession. By retaining Josh McDaniels at the final hour, Robert Kraft ensured that there’s a succession plan in place whenever Bill Belichick decides to leave Foxborough. With three of the top 63 picks in the..." February 20

  • Does Rob Gronkowski deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?

    Mass Live "After the New England Patriots lost in Super Bowl LII, tight end Rob Gronkowski gave Patriots fans even more reason to sulk. A reporter asked Gronkowski if there were any truth to the report that he would consider retirement after this season. His response was non-committal. "I'm definitely..." February 19

  • Two weeks later, no indication on what Gronkowski will do

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski gave everyone a surprise after the Super Bowl by responding to a question about a rumor of retirement by saying, “I don’t know how you heard about that.” The fact that there’s a “that” means that there’s something to the it that became a that. Two weeks later,..." February 18

  • 4 questions about Rob Gronkowski’s future in the NFL, answered

    Boston "Could Rob Gronkowski’s most recent season with the Patriots really be his last? Following New England’s disappointing Super Bowl LII loss, Gronkowski refused to say whether he plans to return to the field in 2018. The tight end repeatedly gave noncommittal responses when pressed about his..." February 17

  • Those Rumors About Rob Gronkowski Signing With WWE Are Growing Louder

    Complex "Is Rob Gronkowski’s NFL career on the brink of being over? Gronk himself is still keeping quiet with regards to what his future holds. But after the Patriots lost to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, the New England tight end seemed to admit he had a lot to think about this offseason. "I’m..." February 16

  • Rob Gronkowski’s best friend hints at possible WWE future for the tight end

    Snip Daily "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is considering stepping away from the gridiron at the young age of 28. Previous reports had noted that Gronkowski sees a future in Hollywood as an actor — a belief that’s backed up by this b-list celebrity. But what if Gronkowski turned in his..." February 11

  • NFL Rumors: Rob Gronkowski Retirement Talk Not Just Emotional Response

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski explained in the immediate aftermath of Super Bowl LII that he needed some time to contemplate his future before deciding whether he’d return for the 2018 NFL season. Some suggested Gronkowski’s comments were a knee-jerk response to the Patriots’ loss or the concussion he..." February 09

  • Report: Gronk considering retirement to pursue acting

    Yardbarker "Rob Gronkowski was surprisingly noncommittal when he was asked after the Super Bowl if he will return to the New England Patriots in 2018, but could that actually mean the star tight end is considering a career change? According to a report from Bill Burt of local Massachusetts newspaper The..." February 07

  • Rob Gronkowski makes completely calm 911 call to report his house robbery

    CBS Sports "As if losing the Super Bowl wasn't bad enough, Rob Gronkowski had to deal with another setback this week, and this one came less than 24 hours after the Patriots' 41-33 loss to the Eagles. After Gronk arrived home from Minnesota, one of the first things he noticed was that he had been robbed..." February 07

  • Report: Guns and Safes Stolen From Rob Gronkowski's Home

    12 Up "​The past two days have not been the best for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots ​lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Gronkowski is ​non-committal on next season, and his house was burglarized.. However, new details have emerged from the robbery. The..." February 06

  • Rob Gronkowski's home draws police due to reports of burglary

    USA Today "Police responded to the Massachusetts residence of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski over reports of a burglary Monday night, according to a published report. Boston’s FOX25 reported that Gronkowski was seen at the Foxborough residence and police were at the residence for more than..." February 06

  • Could Gronk be posturing for a new contract?

    Pro Football Talk "When throwing a dart during Super Bowl LII regarding the possibility of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski retiring after the game, it was couched as a 99-percent wild guess. The one-percent came from three different things that has been heard on the Minnesota grapevine in the days preceding the..." February 05

  • Rob Gronkowski noncommittal about returning to Patriots in 2018

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski dropped a bit of a bombshell in the aftermath of Sunday’s 41-33 loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII. During his postgame meeting with reporters, Gronkowski was asked about chatter around Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday that it might be his last game as an NFL..." February 05

  • Rob Gronkowski flying 69 family members, friends to Super Bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski may have outdone himself once again. A post to his official website Thursday revealed that the New England Patriots tight end will be flying exactly 69 family members and friends to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII on Sunday." February 02

  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Clears Concussion Protocol

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will be at the team’s media availability on Thursday, which means he’s cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol and will be available for Super Bowl LII. This has been the expectation all week, so the news doesn’t come as a big..." February 01

  • Rob Gronkowski limited at Patriots practice

    Pro Football Talk "Tight end Rob Gronkowski said Tuesday that he thinks he is close to clearing the concussion protocol, but it didn’t happen on Wednesday. Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, who is serving as the pool reporter for New England’s practices, reports that Gronkowski was limited in the team’s first..." January 31

  • Gronk not yet cleared for the Super Bowl, but playing in Xbox Live Sessions event

    CBS Sports "Everyone is expecting Rob Gronkowski to play in Super Bowl LII, but the Patriots tight end still had not cleared concussion protocol as of Tuesday morning, with Gronk skipping Super Bowl Opening Night because of rules related to concussed players and media duties. By all accounts, Gronk is on..." January 30

  • Rob Gronkowski still in concussion protocol, not expected at Super Bowl Opening Night

    CBS Sports "Don't expect to see Rob Gronkowski at the Super Bowl's opening festivities on Monday night. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Gronkowski is still working his way through the concussion protocol and is not expected to participate in the Opening Night (aka media day) festivities on Monday..." January 29

  • Rob Gronkowski ‘feeling well’ and in good spirits

    Sportsnaut "As it relates to the health of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, there’s some good news and some bad news. The good news is that he practiced on Saturday and is reportedly feeling well. The bad news is that despite that, he remains in the concussion protocol. Gronk has been in the..." January 28

  • Rob Gronkowski’s return to practice met with plenty of smiles

    Boston Herald "The Patriots received a big boost to their spirits — and Super Bowl game-planning process — in the form of an energetic, 6-foot-6, 265-pound All-Pro tight end yesterday morning. Rob Gronkowski was back on the field after missing all three practice sessions this week as he recovers from the..." January 28

  • Rob Gronkowski Returns To Patriots Practice

    CBS Boston "The Patriots received some good news on Saturday with the Super Bowl just over a week away. Tight end Rob Gronkowski was back on the practice field next to Gillette Stadium, the first time he has suited up since suffering a concussion in the AFC Championship Game. Defensive end Deatrich Wise..." January 27

  • Patriots Say Rob Gronkowski Wouldn’t Play If Super Bowl Was This Sunday

    NESN "The New England Patriots were forced to release a hypothetical injury report with game statuses Friday, and it’s sure to confuse some folks. The injury report is “based on if (Super Bowl LI) was played this Sunday,” and it lists tight end Rob Gronkowski as out with a concussion. That does not..." January 26

  • Report: Gronk 'will absolutely be good to go' for Super Bowl LII

    247 Sports "Positive vibes continue to swirl around Rob Gronkowski, despite missing Thursday's practice with a concussion. According to Kirk Minihane of WEEI, the Patriots tight end "will absolutely be good to go" for Super Bowl LII. Minihane also notes that Gronk is already working out at the facility,..." January 26

  • Patriots list Gronkowski with concussion on injury report

    Bleacher Report "With 11 days to go before Super Bowl LII, the New England Patriots have confirmed tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered a concussion against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Gronkowski was officially listed with a concussion on the Patriots' injury report and did not..." January 24

  • Barry Church on Gronk hit: I was just trying to play football

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots lost tight end Rob Gronkowski to a head injury in the second quarter when Gronkowski took a shot to the head from Jaguars safety Barry Church while he was trying to reel in a Tom Brady pass. Church was penalized for the hit and said after the game that he tried to hit Gronkowski in..." January 22

  • ‘Optimism’ Rob Gronkowski Will Be Cleared For Super Bowl LII

    NESN "The New England Patriots and their fans are busy celebrating a third Super Bowl appearance in four seasons after they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC Championship Game. And now the worrying begins. During Sunday’s win, Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski was knocked..." January 22

  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (head) ruled out vs. Jaguars "The Patriots lost one of their brightest stars at the worst possible time. All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski will not return to Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Jaguars after suffering a head injury, the team announced. Gronkowski departed for the locker room after suffering a..." January 21

  • Rob Gronkowski reveals how Patriots deal with controversy

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots know controversy. First it was Spygate and then Deflategate. Now the reported feud between Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, and Tom Brady is front and center. Similar (or even lesser) controversies have destroyed other teams. So, how do the Pats overcome it? Rob Gronkowski..." January 16

  • Rob Gronkowski partners with Tide to help put an end to kids eating detergent pods

    Sportsnaut "One of the latest, and we might add, craziest, things going on out there with young people is the unbelievably scary “challenge” where kids are putting Tide laundry detergent pods into their mouths and chewing on them. It’s something the company has been scrambling to condemn. Now it has New..." January 13

  • Gronk makes $2.5 million with All-Pro honor

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski earned first-team All-Pro honors, which earns him $2.5 million and achieves the highest level of incentives possible as part of the revamped contract he signed last offseason. When the season began, Gronkowski had a chance to earn an additional..." January 05

  • The Patriots didn't target Gronk once in Week 17 and it cost him a $2M bonus

    CBS Sports "There is plenty of team-related drama that goes down in the NFL during Week 17, as witnessed by the wild finish to the Bengals-Ravens game that cost Baltimore a playoff spot. But there is also individual drama as well, with players battling to achieve season-long contract incentives. One such..." January 02

  • Gronk has $2.5 million riding on AP All-Pro voting

    Pro Football Talk "If recent form holds, the Associated Press will unveil its 2017 All-Pro team later this week. And when the sheet is yanked from the compilation of the best players in the league by position, Patriots right end Rob Gronkowski will find out whether he’s on it for the fourth time. If he is, he’ll..." January 01

  • Tre’Davious White says he has no plans to retaliate against Rob Gronkowski

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been some concern that Buffalo Bills players could look to retaliate against New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski when the two teams meet again this week, but the man who was on the receiving end of Gronk’s dirty play says he has no intention of doing that. Bills cornerback..." December 20

  • Bills coach Sean McDermott doesn't want his team thinking about revenge on Rob Gronkowski

    WEEI Boston "One of the bigger storylines heading into Sunday's game against the Bills, is Rob Gronkowski going up against Tre'Davious White just a few weeks after Gronkowski jumped on his back/neck after an interception three weeks ago. White was in the concussion protocol after the game. Gronkowski was..." December 19

  • Rob Gronkowski-Less Patriots Were Historically Bad On Third Down Vs. Dolphins

    NESN "It’s hard to win football games when you don’t convert on third down. It’s almost impossible to do so when you don’t convert any of your third downs. The New England Patriots did just that Monday night, going a putrid 0-for-11 in third-down situations in a 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins at..." December 12

  • Tre’Davious White Wanted Harsher Suspension For ‘Dirty Player’ Rob Gronkowski

    NESN "Tre’Davious White thankfully did not suffer any serious injuries from the hit that earned Rob Gronkowski a one-game suspension. But that didn’t make him feel any better it. Speaking with reporters Thursday after clearing concussion protocol, the Buffalo Bills cornerback called Gronkowski’s hit..." December 07

  • NFL denies Rob Gronkowski's appeal of 1-game suspension

    Boston Herald "Rob Gronkowski will indeed sit out Monday's game in Miami. The NFL announced that appeals officer Derrick Brooks denied Gronkowski's appeal of the one-game suspension he was issued for throwing a forearm to the back of Tre’Davious White’s head during Sunday’s victory over the Buffalo Bills...." December 05

  • Rob Gronkowski’s one-game suspension could be extremely costly

    Larry Brown Sports "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is going to have to forfeit one game check if he loses his appeal and is suspended for Week 14, but the weekly paycheck he is giving up represents only a fraction of how costly the punishment could be. A one-game suspension will cost Gronkowski his..." December 04

  • Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Will Appeal One-Game Suspension

    NESN "The NFL announced Monday that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is suspended one game for violating the league’s unnecessary roughness rules. Gronkowski will appeal the suspension, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. If Gronkowski doesn’t win his appeal, he’ll be suspended for Week..." December 04

  • Suspension could be coming for Rob Gronkowski

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a reputation for being a fun-loving guy who works hard and plays considerably harder. The challenge for the league office will be to forget about who he is and what he’s done in the past, and to focus solely on the behavior that resulted in a grossly unsafe..." December 03

  • Rob Gronkowski: I can't talk about touchdown celebration with Brandin Cooks because I'll get in trouble

    WEEI Boston "With 6:35 remaining, the Patriots put the exclamation point on the 35-17 win over the Dolphins with a 5-yard touchdown from Tom Brady to Brandin Cooks on essentially a jet sweep play. After the touchdown, Cooks jumped on Gronkowski's back and he gave him a "ride" back to the..." November 27

  • Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski not spotted at open portion of practice

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots were without a couple of their biggest stars during the portion of Wednesday’s practice open to the media. Neither quarterback Tom Brady nor tight end Rob Gronkowski was spotted on the field while reporters were allowed to take in practice on a rainy day in New England. There’s no..." November 22

  • Rob Gronkowski cleared for takeoff with Martellus Bennett as his co-pilot

    Boston Herald "Make way for the best of Gronk. Now that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has reinforcements, it should ease the heavy burden he has carried on a weekly basis this season. Perhaps more than ever, opponents have devoted more assets in his direction, been more physical and essentially just..." November 16

  • Rob Gronkowski Would Be The Perfect Porn Star ... Says Actual Porn Star

    TMZ "Good news Gronk, the star of such classics as "Dynamic Booty 5" and "Bubble Butt Bonanza" says you have a future in the skin biz ... and she's being totally serious. TMZ Sports talked to Richelle Ryan -- star on over 200 adult movies -- who happens to be a hardcore football fan ... in addition..." November 13

  • Rob Gronkowski praises Gillette Stadium crowd for 'going ham up in the stands'

    WEEI Boston "Even before kickoff Sunday night, it was clear Patriots fans were going to be into the game from the start. Night games typically bring better atmospheres and it was no different against the Falcons when Gillette Stadium was as loud as it has been in years following big plays in the Patriots'..." October 23

  • Rob Gronkowski declares himself 'good to go' vs. Jets on Sunday

    Boston Herald "As expected, Rob Gronkowski will be back on the field this week. After missing last Thursday's win against the Buccaneers with a thigh contusion, the Patriots tight end said Friday that he's "good to go" for this Sunday's matchup at the Jets, confirming a Herald report from earlier this..." October 13

  • Patriots expecting to have Gronkowski, Burkhead back for Week 6

    Larry Brown Sports "The absences of Rob Gronkowski and Rex Burkhead are not expected to last beyond Week 5. ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the New England Patriots expect to have both players back for their Week 6 game against the New York Jets. Gronk was a late addition to the injury report on Wednesday and was..." October 06

  • Rob Gronkowski injury could cost him $2 million

    Sportsnaut "Rob Gronkowski will miss Thursday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As was noted by Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, it could cost the New England Patriots tight end $2 million, as well. As talented as Gronkowski is, injuries have been a big part of his career. He hasn’t played a full..." October 06

  • Rob Gronkowski not expected to play for Patriots against Buccaneers

    ALL 22 "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be a game-time decision on Thursday Night Football against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to a report from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Gronkowski is no guarantee to be active tonight and even if he does play it’s likely that he’ll be..." October 05