May 19, 2022

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Rob Gronkowski: I’m not ready to commit to a game of football right now

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Last year, tight end Rob Gronkowski He was elected to re-sign with the Buccaneers on March 22, delaying his second retirement for at least another season.

It’s a little different in 2022.

With Tampa Bay’s offseason program starting next week with a new coach, Gronkowski is not yet back with the club. General Manager Jason Licht has made it clear that Gronkowski is welcome back – and no wonder that Tom Brady QB1 remains for the team. But Gronkowski did not put pen to paper.

In a recent interview with TMZ, Gronkowski said he avoided even getting passes at a charity event over the weekend.

“I knew if I started taking some passes, my head would start to spin, like, ‘Oh, crap, I gotta get back on the field,’” Gronkowski said. “And now, I’m not ready to get it.” Backtrack in this area. I’m not ready to commit to the game of football at the moment.”

While it was also reported that bills He wished Gronkowski, the narrow end is unlikely to return to East Asia. JC Cornell told The Draft Network he’d be 50/50 in play in 2022, but if he did, it would be be only for pirates.

Gronkowski retired after winning a Super Bowl LIII with the Patriots to crown the 2018 season but exited once Brady signed with the Buccaneers in 2020. Gronkowski missed five games with a rib injury in 2021 but still earned 55 passes for 802 yards with six touchdowns. . He had 45 receptions for 623 yards with seven TDs in 2020.

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