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Did Rob Gronkowski Go Too Far With Joke About Patriots' Tight End Needs?

Posted On: Nov 19, 2019   |   Posted By: NESN

OK, now Rob Gronkowski is just twisting the knife.
Gronkowski, who has until Nov. 30 to inform the New England Patriots whether he plans to end his retirement, effectively ended all speculation Tuesday morning when he announced his Super Bowl LIV party. He also reaffirmed his intentions to stay retired this season in a conversation with ESPN's Mike Reiss, while also leaving the door open for a potential return down the road.
The news was a bitter pill to swallow for Patriots fans, many of whom have been led on by Gronkowski's ceaseless teasing since announcing his retirement. And sure, there's something to be said for being too gullible, but Gronkowski probably deserves criticism for dangling the carrot for so long, especially after he nearly broke down when talking about why he left football.
However, Gronkowski might have gone a bit too far during his conversation with Reiss.
Check out his assessment of the Patriots:
“The defense is just tremendous, the way they're coming together with the veteran...

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