Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 11/22/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 02: Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots carries a reception into the endzone past Antrel Rolle of the New York Giants for a first quarter touchdown on September 2, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, stopping to chat with media in between handing out food baskets at the Patriots-Goodwill Thanksgiving-in-a-basket event at Goodwill Headquarters earlier tonight, said he finally watched a replay of his 19-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter of the 34-3 blowout win over the Chiefs. It hit him, like it hit most people: with a major cringe. Gronkowski was ambling down the sideline headed for the endzone when Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson took out his legs, and sent Gronk airborn. ”Watching the replay in slow motion, it definitely looked scary,” Gronkowski said of his flip in the air, and crash landing on the side of his head. ”I’m glad I came out healthy. That’s all that matters if you come out healthy and 100 percent good. I’m grateful for that.” (more…)
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