After grinding through a ninth NFL season and coming out on top, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski leaves the game as an undisputed all-timer. He’s famed for his outsized persona, but those who worked closest with him praise his toughness, his commitment and, most of all, his football acumen.
Rob Gronkowski wasn’t just a five-tool tight end, but one who played at a high level in every aspect of the game. Take a closer look at what Bill Belichick and the New England offense will need in its next tight end.
One of the NFL’s most versatile and productive offensive weapons is now a Jet, and in an exclusive interview with SI, he’s ready to explain what went wrong in Pittsburgh, why he sat out all of 2018—and why it was all worth it. Hey, life’s a gamble.