Found June 09, 2012 on
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Word broke today that the New England Patriots signed Rob Gronkowski to a 6-year contract extension which will make him the highest paid tight end in NFL history. I don't know about you, but I was completely blown away by the news. The Patriots are notorious for dragging out contract negotiations until the 11th hour, so the fact that they were so proactive to get Gronk inked 700+ days before his current deal expired came as a big surprise. Over the past few years we've seen players like Richard Seymour, Asante Samuel, Vince Wilfork, Logan Mankins, and even Tom Brady go deep into negotiations before a final outcome was reached. We believe that Bill Belichick is a genius and Tom Brady is his prophet. We believe in team over self and results over stats. We believe you can blame your lack of execution on a video camera if it helps you sleep better at night. We believe there is no shame in 18-1, only pride. We are Patriots fans. We are Foxboro Blog.
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Seriously, since about ten minutes after the Super Bowl ended, has any NFL player had a more eventful offseason than Rob Gronkowski? The Party Pat reportedly poured drinks on some women at a karaoke bar.
It sounds like the Patriots and Rob Gronkowski have done some reworking of the tight end's contract, but it's still unknown what that means exactly. There are various reports that have surfaced, but ProFootballTalk.com reports that the Patriots and Gronkowski have reworked the third-year tight end's contract. According to that report, the two sides have come to an agreement...
The Patriots made the smart move and locked up Gronk for the long-term.
The New England Patriots have once again showed why they are ahead of the curve in the National Football League, as according to a report by ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter, the team has agreed to a six-year extension with Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Gronkowski, who was selected by the Pats in the second round...
The New England Patriots watched tight end Rob Gronkowski set yet another record yesterday, although they helped him accomplish his latest feat. The Pats signed Gronkowski to a six year contract worth $54 million, making him the highest paid tight end in NFL history.
But with that deal getting done, does that signal the end of the line for their top wide receiver, Wes Welker?
You have to imagine this is what Rob Gronkowski is doing right now after the New England Patriots rewarded him with 6-year $54 million extension, the largest contract ever given to a tight end.
I wonder how Wes Welker is feeling right about now. Probably something like this:
Jermaine Gresham is seeing dollar signs after the contract signed by Rob Gronkowski.
On Friday, the NFL world learned that New England Patriots tight end, Rob Gronkowski, signed a mega-extension with the club. The Patriots were extremely generous with Gronkowski, as they inked him to a six-year $54 million extension, making him the highest-paid tight end in NFL history. Though he’s...
All-Pro Rob Gronkowski has agreed to a $54 million deal with the
New England Patriots, the richest contract for a tight end in NFL
Last week, record setting New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski received a very generous contract extension from the franchise. Should teammate Aaron Hernandez now expect a similar contract extension from the Patriots? The tight end tandem entered the league in 2010, each signing four-year rookie deals, Hernandez will become a free agent after the 2013 season. The duo make...
Zoltan Mesko is an incredible punter, but did you know he can also carry a tune? The Patriots punter hosted his annual ZoliOke event over the weekend at Royale Boston to benefit the Children's Hospital. Fellow Patriots Rob Gronkowski, Stephen Gostkowski and Nate Solder were among those on stage, belting out karaoke tunes for a great cause. NESN.com's Kristen Lebish was there...
After the much reported release of a few players on Thursday, most notably Mr. Ocho, the New England Patriots are restructuring star tight end Rob Gronkowski's original 2010 rookie contract, according to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com.
The 2010 42nd overall pick signed a four-year contract that had a total value of $4.62 million. He had two years and $1.23 million...