Retired Rob Gronkowski reiterated Tuesday that he designs to stay retired.
Even if the “greatest quarterback of all time” Tom Brady calls the 4-time All-Professional tight finish to inquire for one more season in Tampa Bay.
“I’m completed with soccer,” Gronkowski mentioned throughout a spouse and children company junket with his brother Chris in Boston.
“Love the match. Surely blessed with all the options the game of soccer has given me, and interactions — clearly listed here in New England Patriots for 9 seasons and down in Tampa for two. But carried out with soccer and stepping my feet into the business enterprise world, small business ventures, and just viewing what is out there and in which I can discover my place.”
Gronkowski, 33, announced previous month on social media that he was “going again to my retirement home” with his “head held substantial.”
Having said that, his agent Drew Rosenhaus threw h2o on it, stating he would not be shocked if Gronkowski arrived back again a 3rd time if Brady named.
Gronkowski claimed he would get Brady’s simply call, but that his reply would be the exact same.
“I would respond to, certainly, the biggest quarterback of all time. Check with him how he’s accomplishing. Notify him I’m undertaking good,” Gronkowski reported. “But I would not go back again to soccer — no.”
At age 29, Gronkowski retired after 9 seasons and a few Tremendous Bowl championships with the New England Patriots. He was lured again into the activity by the attractiveness of participating in once more with Brady when the famous Patriots quarterback joined the Buccaneers prior to the 2020 year.
The two received a fourth Tremendous Bowl together after the 2020 season but fell shorter of the purpose in 2021, dropping to the eventual winner Los Angeles Rams in the NFC divisional playoffs.
Gronkowski caught 55 passes for 802 yards and 6 touchdowns in 2021 despite missing 5 video games to damage. In two seasons at Tampa, he caught 100 passes for 1,425 yards and 13 touchdowns in 28 video games.
In 143 career games, Gronkowski has 621 receptions for 9,286 yards with 92 touchdowns. He has been picked as a very first-workforce All-Pro 4 times and ranks third all-time in TDs among the limited finishes.
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