Found October 02, 2012 on
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At 6-foot, 6-inches tall and nearly 270 pounds, New Englands Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski can put away his fair share of groceries. ESPN's Jeremy Schaap and the rest of the E:60 crew recently got the opportunity to experience this first-hand as they accompanied Gronk on a recent trip to the grocery store.
Despite raking in a little over a half million dollars in salary this year, the big guy still likes to keep his eye out for a good bargain.
"We need bacon! Jumbo wieners? Yo, bowls for 88 cents?"
Even with his knack for finding a deal though, his bill still comes out to a whopping $498.44. Hey, the big fella's got to eat right? How else is the 23-year old going to fuel the single season record for tight ends in touchdowns (17) and receiving yards (1,327), both with which were set in 2011?
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New England tight end Rob Gronkowski is active and will be in the starting lineup Sunday when the Patriots take on the Bills. Gronkowski was listed as questionable earlier in the week because of an injured hip.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski went into hibernation a week ago against Baltimore (just two catches for 21 yards) but we're guessing a shoddy Buffalo secondary won't be able...
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wasn't at his best Sunday against Buffalo, but he still managed to haul in five catches for 104 receiving yards including a 28-yard strike from Tom Brady in the fourth quarter.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski made a terrific 41-yard grab in the opening quarter but followed it up with several drops and a costly fumble. His rare blend of size, speed and...
As CultofBelichick observed earlier this week, Rob Gronkowski has not been his usual self. In last week's game against the Baltimore Ravens, Brady only passed to Gronk 3 times, and only 2 of those passes were caught for a total of 21 yards. Those are not the type of numbers we are used to seeing from Gronk, and are in fact his lowest since week 4 in the 2011 season.Recently...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be without two of his top options against the Buffalo Bills, as wide receiver Julian
Edelman (hand) and tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle) are listed as out. The line in front of Brady is also banged up,
as left guard Logan Mankins wasn’t able to make the trip to Buffalo.
Still, Brady will have one of his favorite targets...
Even though they one big today, one of the things to work on this week for the New England Patriots will be holding on to the ball. Two of Tom Brady's main targets, Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker both turned the ball over to the Bills early on in the game. They both talked about the fumbles post game, as did Bill Belichick.Gronk's fumble came at 10:00 in the second quarter...
According to Shalise Manza young of the Boston Globe, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski weren’t spotted at practice today.
We know that Gronk is dealing with a hip injury. Hernanddez is still nursing an ankle injury and Edelman has a hand injury.
Tom Brady, Stevan Ridley and Rob Gronkowski all received their fair share of time celebrating in the end zone in Buffalo on Sunday, but it was the guys up front who really deserve the credit for the Patriots success. New England's offense erupted for 45 second half points against the Bills, the single most productive half of football in the NFL in more than 40 years. Yet, none...