Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rex Ryan: Only King Kong-lookalike could cover Gronk 1-on-1

    ESPN Boston "Rex Ryan won't reveal which member -- or members -- of the Buffalo Bills will be assigned to cover New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, but Ryan said Wednesday that it'd be a superhuman task for just one player to do it. "We're not going to ask one guy to cover him," Ryan said. "Yeah,..." September 16

  • Bills Stephon Gilmore wants to cover Rob Gronkowski

    Buffalo News "The game plan hadn’t been installed yet. But as players trickled in and out of the locker room Tuesday, Stephon Gilmore's mind was already on the X's and O's, on who he hopes to cover Sunday against New England. Julian Edelman? Another wide receiver outside? “I hope I get ‘Gronk,’ to be..." September 16

  • Patriots move up part of Rob Gronkowski's bonus

    ESPN Boston "The New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski agreed to alter the contract of their star tight end that provides him with a bit of immediate security and also likely indicates what has long been presumed: He isn't going anywhere for a long time. Gronkowski's contract called for a $10 million..." August 04

  • Rob Gronkowski says he's only read 80 percent of his autobiography

    The Score "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is now a published author thanks to the release of his autobiography, "It's Good To Be Gronk." But that doesn't mean he's actually read it. During an interview with Maria Menounos of SiriusXM on Monday, Gronkowski admitted that he's only read 80..." July 21

  • Gronk says Goodell should 'wipe out' Brady's suspension

    Sporting News "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has yet to announce a decision on Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate, and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is over it. Gronk was on "CBS This Morning" Friday to promote his new book, "It's Good to be Gronk," when..." July 19

  • Gronk on Brady suspension: 'Just gotta worry about myself'

    CSN New England "Rob Gronkowski knows that if Tom Brady is suspended to start the season, other Patriots are going to have to step up to help the team compensate. In that scenario, the All-Pro tight end will be especially important in helping Brady's replacement -- whoever it is -- get comfortable by serving as..." July 15

  • Rob Gronkowski Defends Partying, Says ‘I’m No Boy Scout; I’m A Gronk’

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski likes to party, and as long as he keeps himself out of trouble, he doesn’t really see that as a big issue. The New England Patriots tight end has made plenty of news for his partying exploits this offseason, but as has been the case his whole career, none of that news has been..." July 10

  • Gronkonomics: TE living off endorsement money

    ESPN Boston "Rob Gronkowski certainly is one to enjoy himself, but the New England Patriots tight end refuses to break the bank to do so. In fact, he says in his new book "It's Good to be Gronk" that he's yet to spend any of the money that he's made from the Patriots over his five NFL seasons -- which..." June 24

  • Rob Gronkowski recalls bachelorette party, frat-house fight in new book

    CBS Sports "Can you imagine what life with Rob Gronkowski was like in college? You probably cannot. But now you can! Thanks to Gronk's upcoming book "It's Good to Be Gronk," a pseudo-memoir written with agent Jason Rosenhaus and published by Simon & Schuster. Robert Klemko of got an advance..." June 23

  • Will Bill Belichick check out Brady and Gronk in 'Entourage'?

    Fox Sports "Bill Belichick ALWAYS means, business, even during OTAs. Sure, the NFL season is three months away and camps won't officially open until later this summer, but Belichick will not slack on watching film of practice. The Patriots coach was asked Thursday if he would see go the movies to see..." June 04

  • Rob Gronkowski's family to appear on game show 'Family Feud'

    CBS Sports "Can't get enough of Rob Gronkowski? Well, more Gronk is coming your way soon. During a radio interview on Tuesday, Chris Gronkowski -- the younger brother of Rob and a fullback in the NFL -- revealed that the Gronk family will be taking part in an episode of the game show, Family Feud. The..." June 02

  • Gronk stands up for Tom Brady in aftermath of Deflategate

    CBS Sports "The entire landscape of NFL players and coaches could hate Tom Brady for his role in Deflategate, but Brady's reputation across the league probably isn't going to make much of a difference to the players and coaches currently stationed in Foxborough. We know where Robert Kraft stands concerning..." May 13

  • The ‘Madden’ Cover Vote Is Down To Two Players: Odell Beckham Vs. Gronk

    Uproxx "The Madden Cover Vote will be finishing up on Wednesday, and it will be between Odell Beckham Jr. and Rob Gronkowski. They’re two of the biggest stars (non-QB division) in the NFL right now, and definitely two of the biggest social media stars — Gronk for his party-boy antics and lovable..." May 12

  • WATCH: Gronk flexes in TV reporter's face after Deflategate question

    CBS Sports "If we've learned one thing this offseason, it's that Rob Gronkowski loves to use the old "Gronk-charm" on female TV reporters. Back in February, he hit on a reporter during a live segment in Florida. Gronk then followed that up a few days later by giving a reporter a lap dance. " May 06

  • Madden cover finalists are out: Who made the cut? "Just when you thought you could take some fan time off, it's now the season when you'll need to feverishly worry about the Madden NFL 2016 cover jinx. As of Monday, the four finalists are out. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, Giants receiver Odell..." May 04

  • Erotic book 'A Gronking to Remember' facing lawsuit

    Sporting News "A couple in Ohio was surprised to see their faces on a book titled, "A Gronking to Remember," and they're suing as a result. Sports fans know the book well, as the the erotic novel featuring Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made its way across the internet. Gronkowski read a quote from the..." April 28

  • Gronk: Maybe Obama was 'wasted' when making Deflategate joke

    CBS Sports "During the Patriots visit to the White House on Thursday, there was only one really awkward moment and that moment came when President Obama decided to make a Deflategate joke. The joke was actually kind of funny, but as you can imagine, the Patriots didn't find it too amusing. After the joke..." April 24

  • Rob Gronkowski I Wanna Bang that Chick From 'Wolf of Wall St.'

    TMZ "It's nice to set goals ... and for Rob Gronkowski, his newest target is to nail the hot chick from "Wolf of Wall Street." Gronk's appearing on Wednesday's season premiere of "The Jim Rome Show" ... and explained that he's wanted to bone Margot Robbie ever since he first saw her in the Leonardo..." March 31

  • Jeremy Lane: Must be physical with Gronk

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks starting nickel cornerback Jeremy Lane paused for a moment Thursday when asked what makes New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski so good, because Lane disagrees. "I actually don't think he's that good," Lane said. "He's OK. He does have a big body. But from what I've..." January 23

  • Gronkowski named Comeback Player of Year by PFWA "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who rebounded from an injury-plagued 2013 season, was named NFL Comeback Player of the Year by the Professional Football Writers of America. The PFWA also named Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who was second in the NFL in rushing..." January 17

  • Bill Belichick shows Rob Gronkowski cat photos to entire team

    CBS Sports "Rob Gronkowski and a kitten took part in a recent ESPN the Magazine photo shoot. In a shocking development, Gronk's teammates found this, well, weird and funny. "Coach (Bill Belichick) was talking about how to approach the media and things to say, and things not to say, and he held up the..." December 12

  • Rob Gronkowski Fined for Sergio Brown Block

    Pats Pulpit "Usually when I say to myself, "it was worth every penny" after I blow a wad of money on something stupid, it's only a few hundred dollars and all I have to show for it is a funny hat or a cell phone video of one of my friends cleaning up a pretty horrible mess. But when you're Rob Gronkowski, you..." November 22

  • How would Revis try to cover Gronkowski?

    CSN New England "For a period of a few weeks during Patriots training camp, corner Darrelle Revis had a special assignment: cover Rob Gronkowski. This was well before Gronkowski -- who at the time was rehabbing the knee injury that ended his 2013 season prematurely -- was cleared for contact. But as he got..." November 06

  • Rob Gronkowski at full strength is a legit MVP candidate

    New York Post "The notion of Rob Gronkowski being in play for the NFL’s Most Valuable Player aware has to be taken seriously now. The big tight end is on a big roll with nine catches in each of the Patriots’ past two games, including a nine-reception, 105-yard performance Sunday night in the 43-21 destruction..." November 05

  • Gronkowski ready for more snaps if asked

    CSN New England "If Rob Gronkowski's given a larger workload this weekend in Minnesota, he says he's ready for it. "Yes, definitely," he said. "Whatever the coaches have for me out there, whatever the game plan is, when I get my number called, I gotta go out there and do my job and perform to my best of my..." September 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Word is Rob Gronkowski (ACL) was right earlier in the week. The #Patriots TE is expected to play vs. #Dolphins. Snaps may be limited tho

  • Belichick pumps brakes on Gronk playing in Week 1

    SI "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said on Monday he will play in New England's Week 1 game in Miami, but head coach Bill Belichick said on Tuesday the final decision will be the team's. "I'm glad that Rob's optimistic about his situation," Belichick told reporters, according to Josh Katzowitz..." September 03

  • Belichick: No decision yet on Gronk's Week 1 status

    CSN New England "Rob Gronkowski says he's ready to go, but do the Patriots feel the same way? Asked about Gronkowski's status in a conference call on Tuesday, coach Bill Belichick explained that there has not been a final decision made as to whether or not the 6-foot-6 tight end will take the field in Miami on..." September 02

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Oft-asked question: NE-TB trade has to mean Pats are worried about Gronk, no? Answer: No. Gronk in good spot. This provides depth, options.

  • Gronk partakes in full-team drills for 1st time

    ESPN Boston "It was a familiar sight on the New England Patriots practice field on Monday afternoon -- quarterback Tom Brady once again connecting with tight end Rob Gronkowski in full-team drills. In fact, with Gronkowski graduating to full-team drills for the first time since undergoing surgery on his torn..." August 18

  • Gronk far from a sure thing to play Week One

    Pro Football Talk "From time to time throughout the offseason, reports have emerged that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be ready to go (or words to that effect) on Week One after suffering a torn ACL late in the 2013 regular season. Given his slow return from a broken arm last season, that seemed overly..." August 13

  • Belichick says Rob Gronkowski has 'been cleared to play'

    Boston Herald "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play, according to coach Bill Belichick. Gronkowski underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his knee six and a half months ago, and the Patriots began reporting for training camp this week. Gronkowski was among the group of injured players..." July 23

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Rob Gronkowski said he doesn't know at this point if he will open training camp on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list.

  • All signs point' to Rob Gronkowski back Week 1

    CBS Sports "Much of the Patriots success in 2014 could hinge on Rob Gronkowski. When the all-world tight end plays, the offense is dynamic. When he doesn't, Tom Brady and Co. often look rather average. The Patriots averaged 32 points per game when Gronkowski played last year from Week 7 through Week 13. In..." July 08

  • Gronk aiming for Week 1 "Rob Gronkowski recently assured reporters that he has encountered no setbacks in his surgically repaired knee, but the New England Patriots tight end has been unwilling to put a timetable on his return to game action. According to NFL Media's Albert Breer, the goal is for Gronkowski to be on..." June 21

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    Photo: Rob Gronkowski answers questions from reporters, says no setbacks in his recovery from torn ACL.

  • Gronk: Too soon to tell if I’ll be ready for opener

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spent last offseason answering questions about whether he’d be ready to go for the season opener, so he’s familiar with the line of questioning he’ll be facing for the rest of this offseason. Gronkowski tore his ACL on December 8, ending a season that started..." April 29

  • Report: Rob Gronkowski to 'take his time' coming back "Famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews says Rob Gronkowski is "right where he should be" in his recovery from reconstructive knee surgery. Still, the New England Patriots tight end isn't about to rush his return from the torn ACL and MCL he suffered in a Week 14 win over the Cleveland Browns...." April 16

  • Gronk to have surgery Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "On December 8, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL on a low hit against the Browns. One month and one day later, he’ll undergo surgery to repair it. Per multiple reports, Gronkowski will undergo surgery on Thursday in Florida, with Dr. James Andrews (who else?)..." January 07

  • Why Rob Gronkowski, Patriots may end up parting ways in 2015

    CBS Sports "Oft-injured New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, who most recently had his season ended last month due to torn knee ligaments, could end up being one of the NFL's top bargains, even considering all of the time he has missed due to health problems. Gronkowski, who signed a new deal prior to..." December 22

  • Gronkowski is not scheduled to be in 'Entourage' movie

    Fox Sports "Despite reports to the contrary, as of now, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not expected to appear in the upcoming 'Entourage' movie. Last Friday, The Buzzer picked up a TMZ report that said Gronkowski would still film his cameo in February despite recently suffering a torn ACL and MCL on..." December 17

  • Rob Gronkowski's Surgery Timeline is Set

    Pats Pulpit "Some positive news on the injury front. NFL Network's, and former Boston Globe leading man, Albert Breer is reporting that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a torn ACL/MCL but not a dislocated knee. The expected time frame for Gronk is to have surgery in two weeks once the swelling has gone..." December 16

  • Busted knee wont keep Gronkowski from 'Entourage' role

    TMZ "He can barely walk, but Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says his obliterated knee won't keep him from appearing in the upcoming "Entourage" movie. TMZ Sports spoke with Gronk's entertainment manager Henry Penzi who tells us ... despite the fact he tore the MCL and ACL in his right knee last..." December 14

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    MRI confirms torn ACL for Rob Gronkowski, per league source.

  • Pats Believe Gronkowski Has Torn ACL

    ESPN Boston "The New England Patriots fear that star tight end Rob Gronkowski has a torn ACL in his right knee, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Gronkowski, who suffered the injury in Sunday's wild 27-26 win over the Cleveland Browns, will undergo an MRI on Monday, according to the..." December 09

  • Patriots re-sign TE D.J. Williams; TE Rob Gronkowski placed on injured reserve "The New England Patriots announced that they have re-signed TE D.J. Williams. Williams was signed by the Patriots on Nov. 27 and saw limited action in the win last Sunday at Houston. He was released by the Patriots on Dec. 4. In addition, the Patriots placed TE Rob Gronkowski on injured..." December 09

  • Browns' T.J. Ward says NFL rules led to low hit on Gronkowski

    Akron Beacon Journal "Strong safety T.J. Ward took shots at NFL rules Sunday because he believes they forced him to take a shot at the legs of New England Patriots two-time Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski during the third quarter of the Browns’ 27-26 loss at Gillette Stadium. Gronkowski caught a pass from..." December 09

  • Gronkowski has torn ACL, MCL in knee

    Boston Globe "The Patriots aren’t waiting around to replace injured star tight end Rob Gronkowski, whose injury appears to be season-ending. A league source confirmed that Gronkowski tore his ACL and also suffered damage to his MCL, which Pro Football Talk and ESPN earlier reported, and will have a..." December 09

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Source says Rob Gronkowski suffered what's believed to be a torn ACL. MRI tomorrow to confirm. Not surprising but another bad break for him.

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    John Clayton @ClaytonESPN

    Rob Gronkowski being taken off the field on a cart because of lower leg injury