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Rob Gronkowski is a crowd pleaser. If that means adapting his touchdown celebration in a way that he believes will allow the fans in London to relate to it, so be it. After scoring his first touchdown against the Rams on Sunday, Gronk attempted to pay tribute to the Welsh Guards who watch over Buckingham Palace. The thought was there. The execution and ensuing explanation? Not so much.
“That little nutcracker dude that’s guarding the house,” Gronkowski said when asked about the celebration according to the Boston Herald. “I like how he just sits there and stays still. It’s pretty cool.”
At least it made sense in Gronk’s head, because Tom Brady had a different take.
“I don’t know what the hell he was doing,” Brady said.
What’s not to get? He was imitating that little nutcracker dude. It was the perfect way to cap off a week in which he also ignited a London audience with this epic microphone spike. It’s comments like these that help us understand why the Patriots have Gronk under a gag
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Tweet The New England Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams 45-7 in London Sunday, with All-Pro Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski having one hell of a game with 8 catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns. After one of his TDs, Gronk had an entertaining celebration for the fans in London: I’m sure no player in [...]
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a total beauty. Gronkowski’s first touchdown celebration is obviously the best one, and by far the most creative. His imitation of the Queen’s guard is hilarious and you have to love the enthusiasm that he plays with.GIFs via: Deadspin
With two touchdowns against the St. Louis Rams in London on Sunday, Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots was given two chances to drive the football as hard as he could into the ground as he has become accustomed to doing. But these two spikes were a little different. Maybe it was being in a different country, maybe it was quarterback Tom Brady and some of Gronk's other...
Rob Gronkowski is a crowd-pleaser, no matter where those crowds may be.
The Patriots were part of a special NFL event in the famous Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday as the team prepared to play the St. Louis Rams in this weekend's across-the-pond matchup.
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Rob Gronkowski caught his sixth touchdown pass of the season as the the Patriots took on the Rams Sunday in London. To celebrate, Gronk busted out this Tin Tin soldier (or Frankenspike?) version of his infamous boom spike celly. The result? Pure Gronk Awesomeness.
In the midst of having a little fun with a pair of touchdown
catches during the Patriots' win in London on Sunday, Rob Gronkowski made sure
to take care of business.
While Gronkowski's Buckingham Palace-guard touchdown march --
followed of course by a powerful spike to the grass at Wembley Stadium -- might
be the most memorable moment of New England's 45-7 rout of...
A look back at the weekends games, what stood out - either as great, gruesome, or somewhere in between - and what we've learned.
Specifically, we've come away impressed with the effort from Denver, Detroit, Pittsburgh and most importantly of all - Rob Gronkowski's TD dance.
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Four possessions, four touchdowns for the Patriots in the first half. New England leads St. Louis 28-7 at the break in London. Shane Vereen scored on fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to give the Pats a 14-7 lead. With 6:51 left in the second quarter, Tom Brady found Rob Gronkowski for a 7-yard touchdown. Gronk celebrated London style, by imitating a British Royal Guard march...