Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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