Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rob Gronkowski is really excited that his next touchdown is No. 69

    CBS Sports "If you had to guess what Rob Gronkowski's favorite number was, your first choice would be 69. That's because Gronk is the bro-iest bro that ever bro'd, and it's a nice number. The Patriots tight end essentially confirmed it's his favorite number on Sunday night after the Pats' victory over the..." October 24

  • Gronk: 'I'm Getting Yelled at by my Fantasy Owners'

    CSN New England "Rob Gronkowski pinch-hit for Tom Brady at the podium on Wednesday and -- while he did a decent job of keeping the quarterback’s business veiled -- he was fairly revealing on his ailing hammy and slow start. Asked directly if his hamstring is holding him back, Gronk replied, “Uhh, I mean,..." October 06

  • Reporter believes there is ‘real reason for concern’ with Rob Gronkowski’s injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski increased his workload in Sunday’s loss to the Buffalo Bills, but he was primarily used as a blocker. On a day where he was once again a non-factor in the passing game, it’s fair to wonder how much Gronk’s nagging hamstring injury is bothering him. Appearing on the Patriots..." October 04

  • Report: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski “is not right” after hamstring injury

    Today's Pigskin "With quarterback Tom Brady finally back after his four-game suspension this year, the New England Patriots can finally get the combination of tight end Rob Gronkowski and Brady to be their main offense once again like it has been in the past. Well, if Gronkowski can completely healthy that..." October 04

  • Rob Gronkowski Feeling ‘No Setbacks’ Following Patriots Season Debut

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski continues to make progress in his recovery from a nagging hamstring injury suffered during training camp. The New England Patriots tight end made his season debut last Thursday, suiting up against the Houston Texans after missing the Patriots’ first two regular-season games...." September 28

  • Patriots To Activate Rob Gronkowski

    Pro Football Rumors "The Patriots are set to activate tight end Rob Gronkowski for tonight’s game against the Texans, Adam Schefter of tweets. Gronk has yet to take the field this season. Gronkowski has been dealing with a hamstring injury for much of the offseason but he’s coming back just in the nick of..." September 22

  • Gronk telling teammates he plans to play Thursday night

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski hasn’t played in the first two weeks of the season because of a hamstring injury and said earlier this week that he is feeling better. Gronkowski also said that it is a “coach’s decision” whether he makes his 2016 debut, but it appears he knows what the choice..." September 22

  • Rob Gronkowski “feeling better” but a coach’s decision this week

    Pro Football Talk "Heading into Week One, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski described himself as “week-to-week” with a hamstring injury that he suffered during training camp. The last two weeks have seen Gronkowski on the inactive list, but he’s been a limited participant at practice each day of the season. That..." September 20

  • Rob Gronkowski won't play vs. Dolphins, per source

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will not play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins due to a hamstring injury, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. This is the second straight week that Gronkowski has missed after injuring the hamstring Aug. 15 in a joint practice with the Chicago..." September 18

  • Don't be surprised to see Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski sit again

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is officially questionable for Sunday's home opener against the Miami Dolphins, and several followers on Twitter have asked my thoughts on if he'll play. Based on what I saw in a limited peek at practice this week, my feeling is that it wouldn't be..." September 17

  • Gronkowski questionable, Hightower doubtful vs. Dolphins

    NESN "It appears the New England Patriots will be without one of their captains and best defenders Sunday in their Week 2 matchup with the Miami Dolphins. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower is listed as doubtful to play Sunday after missing a week of practice. He injured his knee early in the Patriots’..." September 16

  • Report: Gronk still less than 100 percent, could miss Week 2

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski returned to practice on a limited basis this week, but the New England Patriots tight end still appears to be in danger of missing another game. As Mark Daniels of The Providence Journal notes, Gronkowski did not run routes with the wide receivers and other tight ends at practice..." September 15

  • Rob Gronkowski Appears Restricted In Practice

    NESN "One of the New England Patriots’ best defenders remained out of practice Thursday. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower missed his second consecutive practice after injuring his knee during the Patriots’ Week 1 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Hightower was the lone absence in the padded practice. " September 15

  • Rob Gronkowski, Football Mastermind

    SI "Let’s start with a disclaimer. This is a story about Rob Gronkowski: Tight End, not to be confused with the celebrity known as Gronk. Over the following pages you will find no partying. No shirt removals. No dancing, twerking or flexing. There will not be a single scene set inside a club, at a..." September 15

  • Rob Gronkowski helped former Pats teammate after fire burned down his home

    Sportsnaut "Rob Gronkowski is nothing if not a charitable human being. He recently won the New England Patriots’ 2016 Ron Burton Community Service Award for his work in the community. Just last week, he extended a helping hand to a former teammate, Joe Vellano, who is now a member of the Atlanta Falcons’..." September 10

  • Gronkowski didn't travel with team

    NESN "Tight end Rob Gronkowski and offensive linemen Nate Solder and Jonathan Cooper didn’t travel to Arizona with the rest of their Patriots teammates for New England’s season opener against the Cardinals, the Providence Journal’s Mark Daniels reported Friday. That doesn’t necessarily rule them out..." September 09

  • Rob Gronkowski not expected to play vs. Cardinals "The Patriots will already be without Tom Brady to kick off their season. Now the team will be without Rob Gronkowski as well. NFL Network's Courtney Fallon reported that the star tight end is not expected to play Sunday night against the Cardinals, per a source informed." September 09

  • Gronkowski admits he's not fully healthy, no lock to play

    Larry Brown Sports "Rob Gronkowski was surprisingly honest when asked about the condition of his hamstring on Thursday, and the response he gave might worry New England Patriots fans. Confirming a report from earlier in the week, Gronk said he is not 100 percent healthy and considers himself..." September 08

  • Gronkowski Limited With Hamstring Injury

    CBS Boston "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was limited in Wednesday’s practice with a hamstring injury and is still not 100 percent healthy. Gronkowski is “still feeling the effects of when he pulled up and took himself out of practice on Aug. 15,” according to a report by ESPN’s Mike Reiss. Gronk..." September 08

  • Robert Kraft wants to be Rob Gronkowski in next life

    Sportsnaut "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is living a life many could only dream about, but even billionaires have idols. For Kraft, Rob Gronkowski is living the dream. The All-Pro tight end was awarded with the 2016 Ron Burton Community Service Award, which goes to the Patriots player that..." August 31

  • Rob Gronkowski calls out Cowboys for stealing ‘Do Your Job’ slogan

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have a new mantra plastered on their locker room wall this year, and Rob Gronkowski is not the first person to notice that it looks awfully familiar. During the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl run two years ago, the phrase “Do Your Job” became the official rallying cry of..." August 24

  • Could Martellus Bennett eat into Rob Gronkowski’s production?

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots did not sign tight end Martellus Bennett to take a backseat to Rob Gronkowski. ESPN’s Mike Reiss says the Patriots could feature two-tight end sets in up to 80 percent of their plays this fall. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick explained the team’s approach, per the..." August 18

  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is dealing with a bruise

    Pats Pulpit "Tight end Rob Gronkowski is the most important player on the New England Patriots’ offense not named Tom Brady. He is one of the best and most effective weapons in football and creates mismatches not only for himself but the rest of the Patriots’ arsenal as well. Naturally, seeing a player of..." August 17

  • Gronkowski's practice injury believed to be 'minor'

    The Score "New England Patriots fans can exhale. Star tight end Rob Gronkowski pulled up while running a route during practice Monday, and was forced to sit out the rest of the session. But Gronkowski isn't believed to have suffered a significant injury, with NFL Network's Ian Rapoport describing it as..." August 16

  • Rob Gronkowski leaves practice field with apparent injury

    Sportsnaut "The New England Patriots need Rob Gronkowski to stay healthy. Any time his health is threatened, it’s a huge deal, which is why it was alarming when the tight end headed to the locker room with a trainer after getting banged up on 7-on-7 drills Monday. Here is an account of what happened before..." August 15

  • Good Luck Stopping New England’s Offense, Everyone

    The Ringer "When Bill Belichick took Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in the second and fourth rounds, respectively, of the 2010 NFL draft, he changed the NFL. Over the next three seasons, the duo paired up to catch 362 passes and score 56 touchdowns. But after Hernandez was released following his arrest in..." August 08

  • Rob Gronkowski reportedly had pectoral injury during offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was held out of organized team activities last month, and we may have our answer as to why. ESPN’s Dianna Marie Russini reported on Tuesday that Gronkowski is “finally feeling great” after suffering a pectoral injury earlier this offseason. The..." August 02

  • Patriots, Gronkowski working on new deal

    The Score "One of the NFL's most dominant playmakers could soon be the recipient of a monster contract. Just a few days into training camp, tight end Rob Gronkowski's agents are on hand to discuss a new deal with the New England Patriots, a source told Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Gronkowski is just..." July 31

  • Rob Gronkowski: 'We got a lot of confidence' in Jimmy Garoppolo

    247 Sports "The last time Rob Gronkowski caught a touchdown pass from Jimmy Garoppolo, the New England Patriots were trailing the Kansas City Chiefs by 34 points in September of 2014. Garoppolo, then a rookie second-round pick, has yet to throw another in regular-season play. But that’ll soon change when..." July 23

  • Gronk Plays Air Guitar for McCartney at Fenway

    CSN New England "Boston sports and rock and roll collided at Fenway Park on Sunday night when Paul McCartney played a sold out concert at the legendary ballpark. Before performing the song “Helter Skelter,” McCartney had a surprise for the crowd in the form of New England Patriots tight end Rob..." July 18

  • Rob Gronkowski Stands Behind Ben Affleck’s Profanity-Laden Deflategate Rant

    NESN "Ben Affleck said exactly what Rob Gronkowski couldn’t. The actor and director appeared on Bill Simmons’ HBO show “Any Given Wednesday” recently and spoke about the NFL’s handling of Deflategate and Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for it in a tirade that included 18 F-bombs. And Gronkowski thinks..." July 07

  • Martellus Bennett is prepared to play Robin to Rob Gronkowski's Batman

    CSN New England "Martellus Bennett has been one of the most productive tight ends in football over the course of the last four seasons -- three with the Bears and one as a member of the Giants -- but he knows that in New England he'll be running routes alongside a unanimous All-Pro at the same position. Being..." June 16

  • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski works to perfect 'tricks' to get open at practice

    ESPN "The essence of a spring practice for most players is to build a foundation for training camp while fine-tuning fundamentals. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski provided one example of that on Monday. It was the head-and-shoulders route. On the play, Gronkowski aligned at the..." June 15

  • Bill Belichick has taken the Gronk out of Rob Gronkowski

    New York Post "It only took six years of programming, but the Patriots finally have eliminated all the communication bugs from the irrepressible Rob Gronkowski and have him off the assembly line as a fully functioning Belichick-bot. After an atypically demure Summer of Gronk, it was onto minicamp, where coach..." June 14

  • Gronkowski still vague about his absence from minicamp practice

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski practiced at Monday’s OTA session. No, he still had nothing to say about why he didn’t practice during last week’s mandatory minicamp. “I was just doing other things, as Coach said last week, so everything’s good,” Gronkowski told reporters on Monday,..." June 14

  • Rob Gronkowski says he's on 'same page' with Patriots coaches

    Boston Herald "Rob Gronkowski was at a camp playing football tody. It was just not with other Patriots, but about 700 kids at Woburn High School for his annual football clinic. During his appearance, Gronkowski confirmed reports that while he did not participate in on-field minicamp workouts, he was with the..." June 11

  • Reports: Patriots’ Cautiousness Holding Rob Gronkowski Out Of Practice

    NESN "The New England Patriots have practiced twice in front of the media this spring, and Rob Gronkowski hasn’t been on the field for either session. Gronkowski’s absence has certainly raised some eyebrows around New England, but it’s reportedly nothing to be overly concerned with. The Patriots are..." June 08

  • Rob Gronkowski talks haircuts, not contracts

    Boston Herald "With contracts a major issue ahead of Patriots training camp this summer, Rob Gronkowski wanted nothing to do with that conversation yesterday. Gronkowski raised some eyebrows after taking to Twitter in March to respond to the team picking up the remaining $6 million of his $10 million option..." June 06

  • Rob Gronkowski Praises Tom Brady’s Sexiness In QB’s Deflategate Fight

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski was more concerned about Tom Brady’s appearance than the New England Patriots quarterback’s Deflategate fight Monday night. The big tight end was asked about Brady’s latest Deflategate appeal by NECN as he entered teammate Rob Ninkovich’s ping pong charity event at Game On at Fenway..." May 24

  • Gronk Says That He ‘Definitely Gets Bored’ Having All That Sex With Beautiful Women

    BroBible "Do you know how you know when scoring with chicks comes way too easy for you? When you say that having sex with beautiful women can definitely get boring. However, this is something that only men like Rob Gronkowski would know about, because that’s what he said and I can’t begin to fathom what..." May 18

  • Everyone’s Tugging At Rob Gronkowski, And He Might Be Growing Sick Of It

    NESN "Sure, it’s good to be Rob Gronkowski. But even Gronk can get tired of the way people perceive him. Take for example a night out at Prime One Twelve Steakhouse in Miami, where a woman from Boston interrupted his private dinner with friends and family. The exchange, which Devin Friedman detailed in..." May 17

  • Rob Gronkowski -- I Wasn't Naked During Shoot, But GQ Says ...

    TMZ "Rob Gronkowski went on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday night and said he was NOT fully naked during the GQ photo shoot ... despite what TMZ Sports reported -- but it's a curious situation. We reported earlier in the day that RG was in his birthday suit during the racy boat photo with supermodel..." May 13

  • Rob Gronkowski thinks Tom Brady will play 16 games "Patriots tight Rob Gronkowski is convinced that Tom Brady's four-game suspension will be scattered to the wind by September. Gronk told ESPN on Thursday that he was with Brady at the team facility in April when the U.S. Second Court of Appeals reinstated the quarterback's ban for his connection..." May 13

  • Rob Gronkowski announced as ‘Madden NFL 17’ cover athlete

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski will be the cover athlete for this season’s version of EA Sports’ “Madden” video game franchise, the company announced Thursday on ESPN. The New England Patriots tight end was the runner-up in last year’s cover vote, losing to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in..." May 12

  • Rob Gronkowski lands on cover of GQ Magazine

    Larry Brown Sports "Want more proof that it is Rob Gronkowski’s world and we’re all just living in it? Pick up a copy of the June issue of GQ Magazine when it hits the shelves. Gronkowski revealed to his Twitter followers Thursday morning that he has made his GQ debut. Naturally, he’s hoisting a gorgeous model on..." May 12

  • Rob Gronkowski: I didn’t blow off ‘Captain America’ premiere invite

    Sportress of Blogitude "Rob Gronkowski tried to set the record straight concerning allegations made by actor Chris Evans that he blew off an invitation to attend the premiere of “Captain America: Civil War.” In fact, the New England Patriots tight end, a free-spirited soul who has never averse to attending an event or..." May 10

  • Raiders Scouts Called Rob Gronkowski ‘Best All-Around Athlete’ In 2010 Draft

    NESN "Breaking news: Rob Gronkowski is really good at football, and people were well aware of that before he was drafted in 2010. The New England Patriots drafted the star tight end in the second round with the 42nd overall pick after Gronkowski fell due to some major injury concerns. And even though a..." May 09

  • Glenn Gronkowski: I'm 'a little more tame' than older brother

    Buffalo News "The name itself --- "Gronkowski" --- brings plenty of imagery. Glenn Gronkowski understands this. He knows millions have followed his big brother's partying lifestyle and poked fun at his interviews. So in case folks didn't know, he made a distinction at Friday's rookie minicamp. "I think a..." May 07

  • Rob Gronkowski's party cruise 'might have been too crazy' to do again

    Fox Sports "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski caught some flack in February for hosting a party cruise appropriately dubbed "Gronk's Party Ship." It was supposedly a great time for all and featured the likes of Wacka Flocka Flame and Flo Rida as musical entertainment. Some viewed it as..." May 06

  • Gronk: I don't like beer, it tastes weird

    The Score "In what might be the most shocking story in an NFL offseason filled with twists and turns, Rob Gronkowski says he doesn't really drink. The New England Patriots tight end said he only consumes alcohol "maybe once or twice a week" in an interview with Katie Nolan for DraftKings. Gronkowski..." May 05