We were accustomed to Rob Gronkowski being consistently open when he played. We’re conflicted on his mouth doing the identical in retirement.
Last weekend the tight end who won three Super Bowls in Foxboro and is a member of the Latest England Patriots’ “All-Dynasty Team” had the audacity to change his playoff rooting allegiances to an AFC East rival.
“OK, now I’m retired again, so I wanna bring this back up,” Gronk said as he recently made an appearance on the “Latest Heights podcast with fellow NFL players Jason and Travis Kelce. “I’m form of a Buffalo Bills fan now, again.”
The revelation was made before his buddy Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – his second team following his long stint with the Pats – were being eliminated from the NFL playoffs last Monday night by getting blown out by the Dallas Cowboys.
“Now that I’m not playing no more,” Gronk said, “I’m like, ‘Dang.’ And I thought of it, how cool that may be to play for the Buffalo Bills.”
Gronk may be redeeming himself, nevertheless, as now he’s taking two-time reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers to task for what he perceives as selfish comments. The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback this week went on the Pat McAfee Show and said he still believes he can play at “an MVP level.”
“Can I play at a high level?” Rodgers said. “Yeah, the best. I believe I can win MVP again in the proper situation.”
Gronkowski questioned Rodgers’ goals: MVPs over Super Bowls?
“I’m totally nice with all the pieces he said, except one major part,” Gronk said on the Up & Adams podcast. “And that is the ‘MVP again.’ It’s just that I believe, ‘I could win one other Super Bowl,’ and that may have been totally nice. Like, bro, like why are you considering MVP? Like, don’t you would like Super Bowls? Like Super Bowls are, I believe, five times greater than an MVP award.”
Leave it to Gronk to root for the Bills, sack Rodgers … and leaves us conflicted
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