Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • NFL Rumors: Patriots Had Rob Gronkowski Trade Talks With These Four Teams

    NESN "The Rob Gronkowski trade talks were real, according to multiple reports, but cooler heads eventually prevailed. We don’t know how close the New England Patriots came to trading their all-everything tight end, but there certainly were conversations, according to reports. First,..." June 18

  • Three days before draft, Patriots were making calls about a possible Gronkowski trade

    Pro Football Talk "It’s indeed “hogwash” that the Patriots had a trade for tight end Rob Gronkowski on the table, that they were ready to proceed, that quarterback Tom Bradythreatened to retire, and that owner Robert Kraft vetoed the deal. That doesn’t mean the Patriots..." June 13

  • Johnny Manziel went drinking with Rob Gronkowski before Patriots draft visit

    Larry Brown Sports "What do you get when you combine Rob Gronkowski with a soon-to-be rookie Johnny Manziel? Exactly what you might expect, according to the former NFL quarterback. In the most recent edition of his new “Comeback SZN” podcast with Barstool Sports, Manziel shared an..." June 12

  • Pats Owner: “No Truth” To Gronk Trade Talk

    Pro Football Rumors "The internet was abuzz with unsubstantiated rumors of Rob Gronkowski potentially being traded last week. On Tuesday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft felt compelled to set the record straight and let everyone know that such talk was “hogwash.”  Kraft even went so..." June 12

  • Report: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski will not be attending final week of OTAs

    WEEI Boston "Some thought after attending the three-day mandatory minicamp last week there was a chance Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski would stick around for the final week of OTAs (which are voluntary), but that doesn't look to be the case. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, Brady..." June 11

  • New Contract For Rob Gronkowski Considered “Likely, But Not Imminent”

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that a new contract for Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is “likely,” but “nothing is imminent” at this point in time. Florio’s source mentioned that..." June 11

  • Gronk dismisses trade rumors: 'Shows how much fake news is out there'

    NESN "Friday was a strange day for the New England Patriot, especially Rob Gronkowski. Rumors of the Patriots trading the All-Pro tight end began circling early in the morning. Some truly bizarre internet mayhem ensued, headlined by the NFL world giving its undivided attention to a faceless..." June 09

  • Report: Tom Brady Threatened Pats With Retirement if They Traded Gronk

    12 Up "​It's been a day of bombshell reports and rumors coming out of New England. And this one takes the cake.  First, an unconfirmed report surfaced this morning the Patriots were ​working on a deal to trade Rob Gronkowski. Since then, it was suggested that New..." June 08

  • Report: Rumors of imminent Rob Gronkowski trade have “zero truth”

    Pro Football Talk "Social media has been lighting up today with rumors of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski getting traded, but don’t believe every rumor you see. Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports Boston reports that there is “zero truth” to any talk of an imminent Gronkowski..." June 08

  • Rumors swirling that Patriots could trade Rob Gronkowski

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski has seemingly been on rocky ground with the New England Patriots since the end of last season and possibly before that, and rumors are continuing to swirl that the team could part ways with the star tight end. The internet seems to have determined — whether on the..." June 08

  • Is Gronk tweaking Pats with constant references to Guerrero?

    NBC Sports Boston "Rob Gronkowski seems to be making the same point over and over again, at every opportunity. Whether it's on Instagram, Twitter or from a podium following the first minicamp practice for the Patriots this spring, the message is clear. He wants to train a certain way. And he wants..." June 06

  • Gronkowski on wanting a new deal: 'Who wouldn't?' "Rob Gronkowski is back at the New England Patriots' facility for mandatory minicamp after skipping voluntary workouts earlier this offseason. One reason for the All-Pro tight end staying away was reportedly a desire for a new contract. Gronk provided little detail about the..." June 05

  • Rob Gronkowski returns to Patriots practice, says it was 'good decision' to skip offseason program

    Boston Herald "There was an extra level of energy felt on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, and a lot of that was due to the return of Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots tight end returned for the team's mandatory minicamp, which began today and runs through Thursday. He..." June 05

  • Gronkowski Confirms He Will Attend Patriots Minicamp

    CBS Boston "Rob Gronkowski has been absent from voluntary workouts this offseason. But when the Patriots open their mandatory minicamp this week, the All-Pro tight end will be in attendance. Gronkowski confirmed during a charity event on Sunday that he will be on the field when the team opens its..." June 03

  • Pats, Gronkowski Nearing Reworked Deal

    Pro Football Rumors "The Patriots and tight end Rob Gronkowski‘s contract discussions have progressed to the point where it’s now “likely” Gronkowski will play the 2018 campaign with a new deal in place, according to Jeff Howe of The Athletic (subscription required). Drew..." May 25

  • Rob Gronkowski Now Eligible For New Patriots Contract After One-Year Wait

    NESN "We’ve officially reached the one-year anniversary of Rob Gronkowski’s most recent contract restructuring, meaning the New England Patriots tight end now is eligible for another. Gronkowski, who reworked his contract on May 24 of last year to add various incentives for the..." May 24

  • Patriots & TE Rob Gronkowski Closing In On Restructured Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeff Howe of The Ahtletic reports that the Patriots and TE Rob Gronkowski are closing in a restructured contract and it’s considered likely that Gronkowski will play the 2018 season under the new terms. According to Howe, it remains to be seen whether..." May 24

  • Report: Brady, Gronk at TB12 despite skipping OTAs

    NBC Sports Boston "We can rule out travel for the reason as to why Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have been missing OTAs.  According to the Boston Herald's Karen Guregian, both Brady and Gronkowski were at TB12 Monday, which is located at Patriot Place right next to Gillette Stadium.  " May 22

  • Gronkowski’s contract reportedly ‘still an issue’

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots were without their two most important offensive players when organized team activities got underway on Monday, but at least one of the two could reportedly be showing up in the near future. Both Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were absent from the voluntary..." May 21

  • Gronkowski will be at OTAs, at some point

    247 Sports "While Tom Brady may not be on the field for the Patriots for the start of OTA's it looks like New England will be getting one of their all-world players back in the fold sooner rather than later.  According to Pro Football Talk, Rob Gronkowski may not be at OTA's when..." May 21

  • Reality star ‘salty’ Rob Gronkowski is back with swimsuit model

    New York Post "Not everyone is thrilled about Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek getting back together. After years of being on-and-off, the Patriots tight end and Sports Illustrated swimsuit stunner rekindled their romance earlier this spring, recently celebrating the Pro Bowler’s 29th..." May 21

  • Report: Patriots, Rob Gronkowski continue to work on tweaking TE's current contract

    WEEI Boston "Could Rob Gronkowski be getting a new contract soon? It appears like it could happen. According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Gronkowski's camp and the Patriots continue to work on tweaking Gronkowski's deal. This comes after his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, and Bill Belichick met a few..." May 07

  • Did Gronk commit to returning to prevent a trade?

    Pro Football Talk "After nearly three months of mystery regarding his intentions, capped by recent public comments suggesting he’s not nearly as all in for football as he needs to be, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suddenly has renewed his football vows. So what prompted it? Peter King of has a very..." April 25

  • Gronkowski says he'll play for Pats in 2018 "Rob Gronkowski isn't leaving the gridiron for the big screen, the squared circle or the dirt-bike track. Gronkowski will return to the Patriots for a ninth season in 2018, the All-Pro tight end announced via Instagram on Thursday. "I met with coach today and informed him I will be back for..." April 24

  • Are Some Patriots Fans Growing Tired Of Rob Gronkowski’s ‘Act?’

    NESN "If you get all of your New England Patriots news directly from the team, you would have no idea Rob Gronkowski addressed the media for the first time since returning from Super Bowl LII this weekend. The tight end stood at the same podium in the Patriots media workroom where head coach Bill..." April 23

  • Rob Gronkowski’s Horse Might Not Race In 2018 Kentucky Derby After All

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski has battled various injuries over the course of his NFL career, and it now sounds like his horse could be suffering a similar fate ahead of the 2018 Kentucky Derby. The New England Patriots tight end last week bought a stake in a 3-year-old colt named “Gronkowski,” which was..." April 23

  • Report: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski still irritated over Malcolm Butler benching

    Larry Brown Sports "Reports of tension within the Patriots organization existed well before Malcolm Butler was shockingly benched for the entire Super Bowl, but Bill Belichick’s controversial decision may be the cause of much of the lingering drama in New England. A source told Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk..." April 23

  • Patriots expect both Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski to play this year

    Pro Football Talk "The fact that Tom Brady hasn’t specifically said that he’ll play this year (unless he has) likely isn’t a big deal. The fact that Rob Gronkowski hasn’t is more significant. In the end, however, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the Patriots expect both players to suit up and..." April 22

  • Rob Gronkowski reportedly in no rush to return to Patriots, enjoying offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Over the weekend, Rob Gronkowski seemingly gave his strongest hint of the offseason that he is planning to play football in 2018. That does not mean he is in any rush to resume working out with the New England Patriots, however. Gronkowski was at Gillette Stadium on Saturday to announce a..." April 22

  • Rob Gronkowski: Patriots Fans Will See 'Freak-A-Leak' When I 'Maybe' Return

    Bleacher Report "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski addressed the media at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday, and while he largely avoided questions regarding his playing status, he did offer some potential hints. According to NESN's Doug Kyed, Gronk said that fans will see a..." April 21

  • Gronk: I won’t be at Pats’ workouts, I’ve got dirt biking to work on

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski isn’t planning to show up for the team’s voluntary offseason workouts, and he isn’t shy about explaining why: Right now his focus is dirt bikes. Gronk was at Gillette Stadium today not for the Patriots but for a Supercross Foxboro event, and when asked what..." April 21

  • Rob Gronkowski Has Been Hanging Out With A Bikini Model Instead Of Football

    The Big Lead "Rob Gronkowski’s future is still in doubt and he elected to skip the start of OTAs, but he has been a busy man. He has been hanging out with a familiar friend SI model Camille Kostek near the water. Kostek was a former Patriots cheerleader and was rumored to be in a relationship with Gronk over..." April 18

  • Gronk the NFL player to buy a stake in Gronk the horse

    Pro Football Talk "Gronk, a racehorse bound for the Kentucky Derby, will soon be partially owned by Gronk, an NFL player who was in the Super Bowl two months ago. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will acquire a minority stake in Gronkowski, the 3-year-old colt who will run in the Derby on May 5, according to the..." April 18

  • Can more money make Rob Gronkowski happy with Patriots?

    Boston Herald "Solomon said, “Money is the answer to everything” in Ecclesiastes 10:19. The question is whether it’s the answer to Rob Gronkowski’s future with the Patriots. The team and the Gronkowski camp have chatted recently with the all-world tight end’s contract in mind, and that’s certainly a good..." April 17

  • Rob Gronkowski Angling For New Deal?

    Pro Football Rumors "Still not committed to playing in 2018, Rob Gronkowski will not be in attendance Monday when the Patriots begin their offseason program. But the All-Pro tight end’s been working out independently, and some of his reported dissatisfaction with Bill Belichick may again be..." April 16

  • Rob Gronkowski Still Considering Retirement?

    Pro Football Rumors "Tight end Rob Gronkowski will not attend the beginning of the Patriots’ offseason workout program on Monday and is still contemplating whether to play in 2018, according to Adam Schefter of (Twitter link). Gronkowski has reportedly been considering retirement this offseason, and has..." April 15

  • Patriots owner: Rob Gronkowski's status not 'an issue' "When it comes to the future of star tight end Rob Gronkowski in New England, Robert Kraft is at peace. The Patriots owner is aware that Gronkowski openly contemplated retirement after New England's Super Bowl loss to the Eagles, but everything Kraft's seen and heard from the playmaker suggests..." April 11

  • Robert Kraft Doesn’t Seem At All Concerned By Rob Gronkowski Retirement Chatter

    NESN "If Robert Kraft had a 2018 offseason campaign slogan, it might read like this: “It’s Not An Issue.” The New England Patriots owner has taken the high road amid reports of turmoil in his organization. That trend continued this week in his interview with The Athletic’s Jeff Howe, who asked Kraft..." April 11

  • Bill Belichick 'chastised' Gronk for using TB12 method

    Boston Herald "Recent sightings of Rob Gronkowski, which have included pictures at Brigham & Women’s Hospital on Monday visiting heart patient Lauren Meizo, appear to show an even leaner version of the tight end than we witnessed last season. Of late, Gronkowski has been working out at TB12, continuing his..." April 09

  • Tension between Rob Gronkowski and Patriots is nothing new

    WEEI Boston "It may seem unusual to read about all of the apparent dissension with the Patriots. There have never been questions before about Tom Brady’s professional relationship with Bill Belichick or the quarterback’s desire to play for as long as physically possible. But with Rob Gronkowski, the drama..." April 04

  • Ex-Patriots TE Jermaine Wiggins Says Rob Gronkowski Is 'Frustrated' with His Contract

    TMZ "Rob Gronkowski is one of the best damn players in the NFL, and he's sick of not getting paid like it -- so says ex-Patriots tight end Jermaine Wiggins. You've probably heard ... rumors have been swirling about Gronk splitting with New England all offseason long -- for reasons ranging from his..." April 04

  • NFL Rumors: How Brandin Cooks Trade Affects Rob Gronkowski’s Patriots Future

    NESN "Brandin Cooks reportedly no longer is a member of the New England Patriots, but we should we expect Rob Gronkowski to follow suit? The Patriots reportedly traded Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams along with a fourth-round draft pick Tuesday, getting LA’s first-round draft pick in 2018 (No. 23..." April 04

  • Report: Pats planning to trade Rob Gronkowski before draft

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski has yet to say if he will continue his playing career in 2018, and perhaps he simply wants to play football somewhere other than New England. Ken Laird, a producer for the “Kirk & Callahan” Show on WEEI in Boston, reported on Tuesday morning that the Patriots are planning to..." April 03

  • Gronk-Brady chatter won't die until someone kills it

    NBC Sports Boston "The Gronk/Brady retirement conversation this offseason is like a beach ball in the bleachers. First launched skyward by Gronk in the minutes after the Super Bowl, the flight pattern is fast and wild in the first few feet, then it hits its apex, descends softly and slowly . . . nearly stops . ...." April 03

  • Trading Gronk wouldn’t be out of character for Belichick

    Pro Football Talk "Most teams wouldn’t be eager to trade a 28-year-old future Hall of Famer with two more years on his contract at affordable salaries. But the Patriots aren’t like most teams. So the talk that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could be traded has to be taken seriously, given the history of..." April 03

  • Teams Planning To Call Patriots About Potential Rob Gronkowski Trade

    NFL Trade Rumors "Albert Breer expects the Patriots to receive some trade calls from teams regarding TE Rob Gronkowski. Interestingly enough, Breer adds that he spoke to a few teams last week who told him that they were already planning to make calls about Gronkowski’s availability. Of course, it remains to be..." April 02

  • NFL Rumors: Details On Gronkowski-Belichick Friction Emerge

    NESN "New England Patriots fans appeared to get some good news Saturday night when ESPN’s Jeff Darlington reported that Rob Gronkowski is “pretty certain” to return for the 2018 season. Darlington also noted that the relationship between Gronkowski and head coach Bill Belichick is strained and while..." April 02

  • Rob Gronkowski 'pretty certain' he'll return to Patriots despite friction with Bill Belichick

    ESPN "As New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski weighs his future, sources close to him say he has recently expressed that he is more likely to continue his football career than retire at 28 years old. Gronkowski still hasn't made a decision, but despite serious considerations since the end of..." April 01

  • NFL Rumors: Are Patriots Getting Closer To Rob Gronkowski Trade?

    NESN "We still don’t know whether Rob Gronkowski will play football in 2018. But what if he does suit up — for a team other than the New England Patriots? As retirement rumors swirl around the All-Pro tight end, the Boston Sports Journal’s Greg Bedard reported another scenario Thursday: the Patriots..." March 31

  • 'Gronkowski' the horse qualifies for Kentucky Derby

    The Score "A horse named after New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be racing in the Kentucky Derby after winning the Burradon Stakes in England on Friday. Horse owner Kerri Radcliffe of Phoenix Thoroughbreds says the horse was named after the tight end because of her love for the team, as..." March 31