Originally written on This Given Sunday  |  Last updated 10/25/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 02: Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots celebrate after teaming up for a first quarter touchdown against the New York Giants on September 2, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Single dudes in their twenties, especially those with seven-figure salaries, usually like to party. I don't blame them. As a fan, I accept that. This silly notion that those who play for our favorite teams can't have social lives infuriates me. So long as he isn't breaking laws or risking his life or career, what a player does in the offseason or even on Friday nights during the regular season should not concern his coaches, teammates or fans.  I've defended Rob Gronkowski on a few occasions. I don't care that he decided to blow off some steam by partying after losing to the Giants in last year's Super Bowl, and I actually find it hilarious that he's now tied to the world of adult entertainment. But I don't like this (via TMZ): Rob Gronkowski scared the hell out of New England Patriots fans last night ... when the superstar tight end BODY SLAMMED his friend on stage at a Las Vegas nightclub ... landing hard on his broken forearm ... and TMZ has...
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