Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • All Rob Gronkowski wants from referees is consistency

    Fanrag Sports "Rob Gronkowski isn’t even asking officials to be more or less lenient with regard to contact between receivers and defensive backs. After being called for pass interference in his team’s 33-30 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, the New England Patriots superstar is simply pleading for..." October 04

  • Rob Gronkowski misses playing defense: 'Maybe one day I'll switch to it'

    WEEI Boston "Growing up Rob Gronkowski was more than just a tight end, he also was a stud defensive end. After playing defense on the Hail Mary to close the game last Sunday against the Texans, Gronkowski recalled his days as a defensive end. "If they put me at D-end ever, you'd see I'm a hybrid D-end,"..." September 29

  • Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has plenty incentive to play Sunday

    Boston Herald "For the first time in Rob Gronkowski’s career, he has some financial incentive to play Sunday against the Texans. Gronk has been hobbled by a groin injury this week, and the Patriots added to the uncertainty over his playing status by creating confusion with his involvement in practice. But..." September 22

  • Rob Gronkowski ‘good to go’ in Week 3: ‘I’m ready’

    Sportsnaut "Rob Gronkowski missed a portion of last weekend’s big win in New Orleans after suffering a groin injury, but he’s “good to go” for Week 3. Speaking to reporters Friday, Gronkowski made it clear he’s playing. The New England Patriots will need a healthy Gronk to have the best chance of making..." September 22

  • Tom Brady explains why he's especially 'proud' of Rob Gronkowski this year

    CBS Sports "In Tom Brady's new book "The TB12 Method," Brady details how athletes can stay healthy throughout their careers. His teammate, Rob Gronkowski, is more well-known for his party habits, but he's putting his money where his mouth is these days. Gronk has undertaken the Brady diet, which is..." September 18

  • Rob Gronkowski's groin injury reportedly not believed to be serious

    WEEI Boston "Rob Gronkowski left Sunday's game against the Saints with a groin injury suffered in the second half and didn't return. He didn't formally speak after the game, but indicated to reporters he was "fine." The morning after, there appears to be good news, as according to NFL Media's Ian..." September 18

  • Rob Gronkowski suffers groin injury in Week 2

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots watched tight end Rob Gronkowski exit Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints and head into the medical tent. After much speculation about what the potential injury might be, the Patriots reported Gronkowski was questionable to return with a groin injury." September 17

  • Rob Gronkowski acknowledges opposing DBs are extra physical with him, but needs to overcome it

    WEEI Boston "Last Thursday against the Chiefs wasn't Rob Gronkowski's best game. The tight end finished with just two catches for 33 yards in the 42-27 loss. A big reason for this was how physical the Chiefs defensive backs were with him, arguably toeing the line of defensive holding/pass interference on..." September 15

  • Gronk likes new celebration rule

    Pro Football Talk "Rob Gronkowski has scored 69 touchdowns in his NFL career, but the next time he gets to the end zone will be different. That’s because the NFL has now relaxed its celebration rules, opening up some more possibilities for players in the end zone, although Gronkowski said he hasn’t choreographed..." September 05

  • Rob Gronkowski weighs in on racial issues, tensions in U.S.

    Sportress of Blogitude "Rob Gronkowski obviously has cultivated a party-hearty reputation and wears it as a quasi-badge of honor. But that doesn’t mean that the New England Patriots tight end can’t weigh in on serious issues and provide thoughtful and insightful thoughts on such matters. Gronkowski recently took part..." August 25

  • Rob Gronkowski Has Pretty Thoughtful Take On Racial Tensions In U.S.

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski isn’t the first athlete you’d go to for nuanced opinions on politics, but it turns out he has some not-so-bad ideas. The New England Patriots tight end recently did an interview with the MooseTV channel on Class Act Sports and was asked for his take on the ongoing racial..." August 24

  • Rob Gronkowski makes cameo appearance in new Katy Perry music video

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been a bit of a trend lately with professional athletes making appearances in music videos, so of course it was only a matter of time before Rob Gronkowski got in on that action. The official music video for Katy Perry’s new single “Swish Swish” was released this week. In addition to..." August 24

  • Rob Gronkowski has given up alcohol with new diet

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski is trying a new approach in an attempt to remain healthy, and that has involved changing his diet rather dramatically. How big of an adjustment has Gronk made? He has sworn off … wait for it … alcohol. That’s right, Gronkowski has not tossed back any cold ones in a while as he..." August 23

  • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski says he'll pay $69,000 to wear the No. 69 jersey in a game

    CBS Sports "It's been a relatively quiet summer for Rob Gronkowski -- by his standards. But with summer dwindling, the 2017 Summer of Gronk is making one final push. On Tuesday, Bleacher Report published an interview with the Patriots tight end, who appeared on "The Simms and Lefkoe Podcast." During that..." August 16

  • Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski among Pats expected not to play in preseason opener

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots will not be risking the health of many of their top players during their first preseason game. According to The Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe, Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman and Brandin Cooks are among the stars who are not expected to play during Thursday’s..." August 10

  • Rob Gronkowski is working with Tom Brady’s nutritional “guru”

    Boston Herald "Rob Gronkowski was at a crossroads. He was worried about his football future. At 28, given his extensive list of injuries and surgeries, the latest forcing him to miss Super Bowl LI, Gronk seemed closer to retirement than the quarterback whose locker is a few seats away. Gronkowski always has..." July 31

  • Rob Gronkowski gets clean bill of health, no limits on playing time

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, whose 2016 season was cut short due to a back injury that required surgery, has a clean bill of health for the start of training camp. "He doesn't have limits that I know of," coach Bill Belichick said Thursday when asked if the next challenge for..." July 27

  • Nike files opposition to Rob Gronkowski logo; too similar to Jumpman

    Sportress of Blogitude "Nike has filed a formal opposition over Rob Gronkowski’s official logo, claiming it too closely resembles their iconic Jumpman logo for Jordan Brand. Gronk Nation L.L.C. originally filed a trademark application for the logo, which depicts a silhouette of the New England Patriots tight end in..." June 30

  • Rob Gronkowski denies spending $100K on casino bar tab

    Larry Brown Sports "There is plenty of photo evidence of Rob Gronkowski having himself a heck of a time at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut over the weekend, but the All-Pro tight end says the reports about him spending six figures at the bar are false. A photo that was posted by a photographer on social..." June 20

  • Rob Gronkowski and crew reportedly tally $100k bar tab at casino

    Sportsnaut "Never let it be said Rob Gronkowski doesn’t know how to party. The Summer of Gronk is an annual event, and this year it reportedly involved racking up a $100,000 bar tab at a casino in Connecticut over the weekend. According to TMZ Sports, Gronkowski and his 20-man entourage went through an..." June 19

  • Rob Gronkowski Back To ‘100 Percent’ For Patriots Six Months After Surgery

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski is back to full strength, the New England Patriots tight end declared Tuesday. Speaking after the Patriots’ first mandatory minicamp practice, Gronkowski said he is “100 percent” and “good to go” six months after undergoing back surgery. Gronkowski, who played in just eight..." June 06

  • Rob Gronkowski: Happy to be out on the field playing football

    ESPN "Of the top storylines through five New England Patriots organized team activities, there arguably isn’t one greater than tight end Rob Gronkowski’s presence on the field for each workout. Coming off back surgery that cut short his 2016 season, he has practiced without restrictions. On..." June 05

  • NFLPA’s advice at the Rookie Premiere? Be like Gronk

    Boston Globe "The NFL Players Association convened 40 of the league’s most recognizable rookies to deliver an important message before sending them out into the world as professional athletes: Be like Gronk. No, they don’t have to be beer-swilling, hip-shaking frat boys like Rob Gronkowski in order to..." May 29

  • Gronk is “full-go” at OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "With so much time spent this week focusing on players not participating in OTAs, one of the best players in the NFL quietly made a major impact in his return to offseason workouts. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, fresh from signing a new deal that gives him the chance to make up to $5.5..." May 27

  • Rob Gronkowski is back on the field doing Gronk-like things

    ESPN "In previewing the opening week of New England Patriots voluntary organized team activities, one of the items to watch on the personal checklist was if tight end Rob Gronkowski's progress from back surgery had reached a point that he is doing drills on the field with teammates. Media members..." May 24

  • Restructured Gronkowski deal could make TE highest paid in NFL

    ESPN "The New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski have restructured his deal for the 2017 season, giving him a chance to become the highest-paid tight end in the NFL. The new deal will give Gronkowski a chance to boost his salary this year from $5.25 million to $10.75 million, according to agent Drew..." May 23