CHRIS GRONKOWSKI NEWS

Reports: Rob Gronkowski’s Brothers Suffer Injuries At Regional Combines

Injuries have run in the Gronkowski family lately. Four months after Rob Gronkowski tore his ACL in the New England Patriots’ Week 14 win over the Cleveland Browns, two of the tight end’s brothers suffered injuries at NFL Regional Scouting Combines. Fullback Chris Gronkowski tweaked his hamstring in March at the South Florida regional combine, NFL.com’s Andy Kent reported...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Te'o out of walking boot; Chargers place 3 on IR

Manti Te'o hopes he's given the boot to a walking boot he's worn on his sprained right foot since Aug. 9, the day after the San Diego Chargers' exhibition opener. The rookie linebacker was out of the boot Tuesday, although he hasn't been cleared to practice. ''It's a big step for me to take that boot off and see where it goes from there,''...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Sign Former Denver Bronco Chris Gronkowski

Breaking news coming out of San Diego, California. The San Diego Chargers have announced that the team and former Denver Broncos fullback Chris Gronkowski have agreed to terms on a contract. The first news on the signing came form Chris Gronkowki's brother New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on his twitter account congratulating his brother on the his latest signing...
Via Football Nation
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Chris Gronkowski

The San Diego Chargers have signed former Denver Broncos fullback Chris Gronkowski. He is the younger brother of New England's Rob Gronkowski and Cleveland's Dan Gronkowski. Chris Gronkowski has played in 35 games, including 14 for Denver in 2012 when he caught one pass for 11 yards and had four tackles on special teams. He originally signed with Dallas as an undrafted...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers sign FB Chris Gronkowski

The San Diego Chargers have signed former Denver Broncos fullback Chris Gronkowski. He is the younger brother of New England's Rob Gronkowski and Cleveland's Dan Gronkowski. Chris Gronkowski has played in 35 games, including 14 for Denver in 2012 when he caught one pass for 11 yards and had four tackles on special teams. He originally signed with Dallas as an undrafted...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers Agree To Terms With FB Chris Gronkowski

NFL News: The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with fullback Chris Gronkowski. Chris played with the Denver Broncos after getting traded from the Colts in 2012. He caught just one pass for the Broncos and will likely struggle to make the final roster. He is a decent run blocker but is known to struggle in pass protection. The Chargers already have Le’Ron McClain as their...
Via FF Locker Room
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos use 1-year RFA tenders on five players

Jeff Gross/Getty Images On Friday, the Denver Broncos placed tenders on five players.  Details below via the Denver Post: “The Broncos tendered restricted free-agent punter Britton Colquitt with a “right of first refusal” distinction that would pay him a $1.323 million salary for the 2013 season. “The Broncos also offered right-of-first-refusal tenders to two other restricted...
Via BroncoTalk
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos part ways with fullback Gronkowski

Chris Gronkowski became an unrestricted free agent after the Denver Broncos declined to issue a contract tender to the third-year fullback Friday. The Broncos tendered running back Lance Ball, punter Britton Colquitt and backup offensive tackle Chris Clark. The team would have a week to match any offers the restricted free agents might receive between the March 12-19 signing period...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Fifteen Broncos in Consideration for Pro Bowl

Last week the Denver Broncos released 2013 Pro Bowl numbers for players on the team whom were placing in the top five of their individual positions. Denver currently employs an astounding fifteen players that are receiving top five votes: Numbers as of December 13th, 2012 (Courtesy DenverBroncos.com). Broncos’ quarterback (and NFL MVP candidate) Peyton Manning currently leads the...
Via BroncoTalk
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Gronkowski says he’ll try to light up brother Rob if he gets the chance

There must have been a lot of broken furniture and bruised thighs in the Gronkowski household 10-15 years ago. Rob, Dan and Chris Gronkowski all play in the NFL. Three members of the same family playing in the NFL is extremely rare, let alone three from the same generation. Since all three of the Gronkowski brothers who play in the NFL are offensive players, they rarely get a chance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Gronkowski settles into fullback role

(Updates.) By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer A tad bit taller and Chris Gronkowski might have been a tight end like his brothers. Instead, he's the rare fullback lining up in a Peyton Manning backfield. Typically, Manning doesn't operate out of a two-back system. But the Denver Broncos are adding all sorts of wrinkles to the offensive scheme this season, even pairing tailback...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos preseason quotables

The Denver Broncos beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 on Thursday night as Peyton Manning made his preseason debut in a Broncos uniform.   After the game head coach John Fox, Peyton Manning, Jacob Tamme, Eric Decker, Brock Osweiler and Derek Wolfe spoke about their performances. From the Denver Broncos team site: John Fox On injuries during the game“Injuries from the game: Danny Trevathan...
Via Sports-Glory
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Speak Up: Who should be the No. 3 RB?

This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the running backs. We want to know who you think should be the main running backs in Denver this season.  Who will surprise, who won’t make the team? Returning:  Lance Ball, Knowshon Moreno, Willis McGahee, Mario Fannin and Jeremiah Johnshon. Acquired...
Via BroncoTalk
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 6/4/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News John Elway surrounds Broncos with “winners” in front office | Denver Post Walk through the upstairs offices at Broncos headquarters and it’s usually remarkably quiet. Administrative assistants silently, but busily, attend to the details of the men they work for. The men spend hours...
Via BroncoTalk
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos have plans for fullback Gronkowski

During his first two seasons in the league, fullback Chris Gronkowski has lined up in a traditional fullback role and split out, in a Dallas Clark-like role. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images) There is a misconception among many fans and pundits that the Denver Broncos won’t run the ball in 2012 — and if they do, it will be rarely, and even more rarely will a fullback be utilized...
Via BroncoTalk
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Kuharsky hates the fullback

Paul Kuharsky doesn't hate guys who play fullback, just the message it sends when you put a fullback on the field: I am anti-fullback and pro tight end. You might be throwing when a tight end or two is on the field. You’re probably running if a fullback is out there. It’s too narrow a role. I agree. So does Nate: A few months ago, it looked like the Colts were going to...
Via The Colts Authority
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 5/27/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News Vaughn traded; Moreno and Williams to follow? | BroncoTalk On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos traded cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for fullback Chris Gronkowski. According to Mike Klis, it was the first trade executed by Matt Russell, the team’s new Director...
Via BroncoTalk
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Vaughn traded; Moreno and Williams to follow?

Running back Knowshon Moreno seen in 2011. (Image courtesy of Gary C. Caskey/UPI) On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos traded cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for fullback Chris Gronkowski. According to Mike Klis, it was the first trade executed by Matt Russell, the team’s new Director of Player Personnel. That presumably means that Russell has essentially...
Via BroncoTalk
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts trade Chris Gronkowski to Denver for cornerback

Multiple sources are reporting that the Indianapolis Colts have traded fullback Chris Gronkowski to the Denver Broncos. In return, the Broncos will send cornerback Cassius Vaughn to Indianapolis. Vaughn was an undrafted free agent out of the University of Mississippi. He's been with the Broncos two seasons, mostly as a reserve.
Via 60 Max Power O
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos acquire Chris Gronkowski from Colts

Denver acquired fullback Chris Gronkowski from the Indianapolis Colts for cornerback Cassius Vaughn, the Broncos announced. Gronkowski, 25, has played in 21 games during a three-year career. He has five career rushes for 17 yards and seven receptions for 35 yards with a touchdown. Gronkowski has two brothers on NFL rosters: Dan, a tight end with the Cleveland Browns, and Rob...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos deal CB Vaughn to Colts for FB Gronkowski

Denver acquired fullback Chris Gronkowski from the Indianapolis Colts for cornerback Cassius Vaughn. Gronkowski, 25, has played in 21 games during a three-year career. He has five career rushes for 17 yards and seven receptions for 35 yards with a touchdown. Gronkowski has two brothers on NFL rosters: Dan, a tight end with the Cleveland Browns, and Rob, a tight end for the New...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts Add Depth In Secondary and Return Game, Via Trade With Denver

The Indianapolis Colts are making an effort to improve both their secondary and return game today by making a trade with the Denver Broncos, former franchise quarterback Peyton Manning’s new team, acquiring cornerback Cassius Vaughn in exchange for fullback/tight end Chris Gronkowski according to the Denver Post. Vaughn, a third-year cornerback from Mississippi State...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts Trade for CB Cassius Vaughn

The Colts have acquired another cornerback, this time via trade with Peyton Manning's new team: the Denver Broncos. The Colts received third year veteran CB Cassius Vaughn, while giving up FB Chris Gronkowski. Gronkowski landed on injured reserve last season (pectoral), and the Colts added Ryan Mahaffey and Jerome Felton at fullback. Felton is now a Viking, and Mahaffey looks...
Via The Colts Authority
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Acquire Chris Gronkowski in Trade With Colts.

In an interesting bit of news today, Peyton Manning's new team the Denver Broncos completed a trade with his old team the Indianapolis Colts, as the Broncos sent cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Colts for fullback Chris Gronkowski according to the Denver Post. Vaughn, a third-year cornerback from Mississippi State has played in 22 games over the past two seasons for the...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos trade for Chris Gronkowski

The Denver Broncos have traded defensive back Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts for fullback Chris Gronkowski. Broncos boss John Elway announced the deal Wednesday on Twitter, saying: ''Our team has a lot of depth in the secondary and this is an opportunity for us to add a quality fullback to our roster.'' The only other fullback in Denver is Austin Sylvester...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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