Sport Patriots called teams about Rob Gronkowski trade ahead of draft, report says

18:50  13 june  2018
18:50  13 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Rob Gronkowski reacts to wild day of trade rumors. ByTyler Sullivan 18 hours ago. 0 Comments. "I do know that during this offseason the Patriots have talked to teams about dealing Rob Gronkowski ," Curran said , via NBC Sports Boston.

Albert Breer expects the Patriots to receive some trade calls from teams regarding TE Rob Gronkowski . Interestingly enough, Breer adds that he spoke to a few teams last week who told him that they were already planning to make calls about Gronkowski ’s availability.

a man in a blue shirt: Rob Gronkowski © (Vinnie Iyer/Sporting News) Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski may not have been available for a trade, but that didn't stop the Patriots from exploring their options.

According to NBC Sports, which cited league sources, the Patriots were calling teams about a potential exchange involving the tight end as recently as three days before last month's draft.

Gronkowski's name has come up in trade talks during the offseason amid reports of a disgruntled relationship with coach Bill Belichick and being tired of the "Patriot Way" lifestyle. There was also speculation that he was contemplating retirement and pursuing an entertainment career.

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“My expectation is the Patriots will be getting trade calls about Rob Gronkowski ,” Breer wrote. Boston Sports Journal‘s Greg Bedard corroborated Breer’s report , adding that the more time Gronkowski takes to make a final decision about his plans for next season

Rob Gronkowski calls "fake news" on recent trade rumors. "I do know that during this offseason the Patriots have talked to teams about dealing Rob Gronkowski ," Curran said , via NBC Sports Boston.

However, Gronkowski put those rumors to rest when he announced he would play in 2018 two days ahead of the draft and showed up for mandatory minicamp last week.

Gronkowski, 29, logged1,084 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in 14 games for New England last season.

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