Rob Gronkowski RUMORS & NEWS

  • Youngest Gronkowski brother signs with the Bills

    Washington Post "Glenn Gronkowski, also known as “Baby Gronk” or “Goose,” is quite different than his tight end and party boy older brother Rob, just ask their father “Goose is sort of quiet, not like Rob, who is out there in front of everybody,” Gordy Gronkowski told Bleacher report earlier in April. “He’s..." May 01

  • Rob Gronkowski Has Some Tinder Advice, And It’s Brilliantly Simple

    NESN "Gather round, boys and girls. It’s time for dating advice from Rob Gronkowski. decided the world needed an inside look as to how sports stars use the Internet for dating purposes these days, and to no one’s surprise, the New England Patriots tight end found his way into the lengthy..." April 26

  • Rob Gronkowski says contract is not on his mind "Rob Gronkowski generated a mini-stir last month when he tweeted about his contract. The New England Patriots picked up the option on the tight end's deal, which means he's under contract through 2019. At his current rate over the next four year, however, he'll be vastly underpaid compared to..." April 22

  • Rob Gronkowski Back with Ex Girlfriend Camille Kostek

    Terez Owens "New England Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski appears to be back off the market? The Patriots tight end, who had been dating ex-cheerleader Camille Kostek for the better part of year, but broke things off earlier this year" April 20

  • Kraft makes it clear Gronk will have to wait

    Boston Herald "If Rob Gronkowski wants to make more noise about being underpaid and cause an even bigger stink down the road, the man who signs his checks has a message for him. Take a number. Kraft said Monday he has little sympathy for players who believe they’re underpaid. “I’m waiting for one of..." March 22

  • Rob Gronkowski's agent sidesteps contract issue

    CSN New England "Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, refused comment Sunday morning when I asked him whether the tight end was dissatisfied with his contract. “Not talking about that, I appreciate you asking but not getting into that,” said Rosenhaus while working the lobby at the..." March 21

  • Rob Gronkowski tweets vague message about 'paycut,' seems unhappy with contract

    Fox Sports "Rob Gronkowski is, unquestionably, the best tight end in the National Football League. And having reached that lofty height, he'd be well within his right to expect a matching level of pay—€”a thought which could go far in explaining a tweet he rifled out on Monday evening. The New England..." March 09

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Patriots will pick up the rest of Rob Gronkowski's $10M option bonus before Mar 9, so he won't be a FA, sources say. Expected & important

  • Patriots lock up Rob Gronkowski through 2019

    Providence Journal "It was the surest bet of the offseason, but on Monday the Patriots exercised Rob Gronkowski’s $6 million team option, tying him up through the 2019 season. The Providence Journal confirmed the news, which was first reported by the NFL Network. It was a foregone conclusion that this would..." March 07

  • NFL not investigating Gronkowski over possible gambling on party cruise

    The Score "Contrary to earlier reports, the NFL isn't investigating Rob Gronkowski's party cruise for possibly violating the league's gambling policy, an NFL spokesman told Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. CBS 11's Brian New and ESPN's Todd Archer both reported that the New England Patriots tight end was..." March 01

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    Brian New @BrianNewCBS

    NFL attorney says the league IS investigating Rob Gronkowski's party gambling cruise event to see if it violates the NFL gambling policy.

  • Victor Cruz says no one judges Gronk for partying because 'he's open about it'

    USA Today "According to Victor Cruz, there’s definitely a little bit of a double standard when it comes to Rob Gronkowski’s partying without harsh judgment. After all, he said, it’s a standard he set for himself. “I mean Gronk is kind of labeled as that guy that likes to have fun and party and things..." February 24

  • Gronk’s “booze-cruise” becomes issue in Romo lawsuit

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s recent cruise has drawn plenty of attention. It’s also caught the eye of Tony Romo’s National Fantasy Football Convention. PFT has obtained a copy of the second amended petition filed Monday in a Texas court, and it specifically mentions Gronkowski’s floating..." February 24

  • Rob Gronkowski: Pro Bowl 'might need to be changed' "Add Rob Gronkowski to the list of players (and fans) who'd like to see changes made to the Pro Bowl. Speaking on NFL Total Access in San Francisco on Wednesday, Gronk said it was impossible for him to make the trip to Hawaii last week to play in the Pro Bowl -- his body wouldn't allow..." February 04

  • Rob Gronkowski Tweets About the Broncos: "Heard Their Whole Team Is Good at Giving Low Blows"

    Complex "The rivalry between the Patriots and Broncos continues to fester. You can point to the longtime rivalry between both team's quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, and the Broncos were the first team to beat the Patriots this season, who were then undefeated going into their Week 12 matchup...." January 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (knee, back) will play today vs. #KCChiefs, per @KimJonesSports & me. He'll be in pain, but he'll play.

  • Rob Gronkowski ties postseason record for tight end touchdowns

    The Score "Rob Gronkowski is continuing his march toward making the NFL record book his exclusive property. Gronkowski caught an eight-yard touchdown pass on the opening drive of Saturday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, tying Dave Casper and Vernon Davis for the most career postseason touchdowns by..." January 16

  • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski expected to play vs. Chiefs "Despite spending time in a Boston hospital this week, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski expects to suit up for Saturday's Divisional Round tilt with the Kansas City Chiefs. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, Gronkowski has not fully recovered from his knee and back issues..." January 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    What I'm told on #Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski: He did not receive any knee injections. He's been getting treatment & getting ready to play.

  • Rob Gronkowski gets treatment at hospital on right knee

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spent part of Thursday in a Boston hospital getting treatment on his injured right knee which included an injection, according to a source familiar with the procedure. The Patriots believe Gronkowski will play in Saturday's divisional-round playoff..." January 14

  • Report: Rob Gronkowski still bothered by injured knee

    Boston Herald "A knee injury still bothers Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots tight end was listed as a limited participant during yesterday’s practice, and the ailment was also tabbed as the reason for his surprising absence from Tuesday’s fully padded workout ahead of Saturday’s AFC divisional round playoff game..." January 14

  • Rob Gronkowski expected to make return

    SB Nation "The New England Patriots finally received some good news on the injury front with Rob Gronkowski expected to suit up for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. Gronkowski returned to practice on Thursday wearing a knee brace, and showed enough to the..." December 13

  • Rob Gronkowski remains questionable after traveling to Houston with Pats

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is questionable with a bone bruise and sprain of his right knee, traveled with the team for Sunday night's road game against the Texans. That means Gronkowski has yet to be ruled out, as the Patriots, per NFL guidelines, are required to..." December 13

  • Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Chose Arizona For College Because Of Pool Parties

    NESN "Everyone chooses colleges for different reasons, but Rob Gronkowski’s reasoning for going to the University of Arizona easily was the most Gronk thing ever. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the New England Patriots tight end’s father, Gordie, talked about raising five boys who all received..." December 11

  • Patriots' Gronkowski returns to practice

    The Score "Rob Gronkowski appears to have taken a significant step forward in his recovery from a knee injury suffered in Week 12. The New England Patriots' star tight end was back on the practice field Thursday after being forced to the sidelines for last week's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. It's..." December 10

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    Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

    TE Rob Gronkowski is not present at Patriots practice today, the first indication that his status for Sunday's game remains in question.

  • Rob Gronkowski ruled out for Sunday

    Boston Herald "Rob Gronkowski (knee sprain) and Julian Edelman (broken foot) were predictably ruled out today for Sunday's game against the Eagles. Dominique Easley (ankle) and Justin Coleman (broken bone in hand) returned to practice today on a limited basis." December 06

  • Gronkowski: 'When I'm 100 percent ... that's when I'll be back'

    The Score "Hours after releasing a joint statement with the New England Patriots describing himself as being "week to week" with a knee bone bruise/sprain, Rob Gronkowski appeared on Bleacher Report's "Uninterrupted" series to talk about the injury. The tight end didn't provide any further clarity on his..." December 02

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    Dianna Marie Russini @diannaESPN

    Rob Gronkowski is week to week and the injury is being described as more of a bruise of the knee than a tear per sources #Patriots

  • Patriots' Rob Gronkowski: Extended absence not expected

    CBS Sports "NFL Network's Ian Rapoport relays that it "sounds like" Gronkowski (knee) is "unlikely to miss more than one game." At first glance, it looked like Gronkowski may have suffered a serious injury, based on his reaction to the hit that led to him being carted off the field late in the fourth..." November 30

  • Rob Gronkowski suffered knee bruise, no ligament tear; week to week

    Yahoo! Sports "Let's cut to the chase here — New England Patriots fans weren't the only ones throwing their remote controls when Rob Gronkowski was being carted off the field Sunday night. If you drafted Gronk for your fantasy football team, A) Smart move, and B) Your fantasy playoffs likely start in two..." November 30

  • Tom Brady on hit on Rob Gronkowski: Not dirty "Already down a few playmakers, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saw his star tight end go down with an ugly knee injury in the fourth quarter. Without Rob Gronkowski, the steadfast quarterback still led his team on a thrilling one-minute game-tying drive. So it was no surprise that, following the..." November 30

  • Rob Gronkowski's knee injury does not appear to be serious, according to reports

    SB Nation "Rob Gronkowski left Sunday's against the Denver Broncos late in the fourth quarter after suffering a knee injury. Trainers looked at him for several minutes on the field after he took a hit to his right knee from Darian Stewart while attempting to catch a pass. Gronkowski appeared to be in..." November 30

  • How do you stop Rob Gronkowski? Aqib Talib says 'triple-team' him

    Denver Post "It was 390 days ago when Rob Gronkowski sealed what many believe was the beginning of the Broncos' end to their 2014 season. On a first-and-10 off a slant route in the fourth quarter, in the Patriots' final stages of their 43-21 blowout of the Broncos — in Foxborough, of course — Gronkowski..." November 28

  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski signs multiyear deal with Monster drink

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski continued cashing in on his marketable name. Gronkowski, the eccentric star known for his play on the field and his playboy lifestyle off it, signed a multiyear endorsement deal with Monster energy drink. Financial terms were not disclosed. "I..." November 22

  • Rob Gronkowski unbending despite rash of pass-interference flags

    ESPN "New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been penalized four times for offensive pass interference this season, which leads the NFL. That's four more than he thinks he deserved. "I'm not doing anything wrong," Gronkowski said Thursday, when asked what he can do differently to prevent..." November 20

  • Rob Gronkowski believes he could 'do some damage' as a punt returner

    Providence Journal "Rob Gronkowski scares defenders when he’s rumbling down the field after a catch, but could you imagine the big tight end doing the same during a punt return? He certainly can. “I always wanted one,” Gronkowski said. “I think if I got some room and caught it on the move I think I could do..." November 13

  • LaFell on Gronk: People don't want to tackle him "The Patriots caravan cruised for another easy win in Thursday night's 36-7 romp over the Dolphins. New England quarterback Tom Brady did what he's done so many times before, ripping through Miami's defense for 356 yards and four scores, with much of that real estate going to unstoppable tight..." October 30

  • Dolphins plan to stop Gronk: 'Put the whole secondary on him'

    Fox Sports "For the second consecutive week, the Miami Dolphins will be tasked with stopping one of the most dominant players in the league. Last week, the Dolphins were posed with slowing down J.J. Watt. This week, their challenge comes on the other side of the ball in Rob Gronkowski. Prior to the..." October 27

  • Rob Gronkowski flattered to join elite fraternity of NFL tight ends

    ESPN "Rob Gronkowski became just the fifth tight end in NFL history to reach the 60-touchdown mark with his 25-yard catch-and-run score Sunday night against the Indianapolis Colts. In a reflection of his dominance, Gronkowski accomplished the 60-touchdown feat faster than any tight end in NFL..." October 22

  • 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