- Height / Weight
- 6'6" / 265 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- May 14, 1989 (29)
- 9th Season
- 2010 / Rd. 2 / Pk. 42 (NE)
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will not hold out in training camp as he seeks resolution to his contract. He's expected to report to training camp on July 25, according to a source. Gronk contemplated retirement after losing the Super Bowl, but he'll be back for at least one more season. Injuries make him a risk, but with Tom Brady still at quarterback, Gronkowski is an elite fantasy tight end, albeit with considerable risk, too.
The New England Patriots explored a trade of tight end Rob Gronkowski three days before the draft, according to a league source. However, that was before the Patriots were certain that Gronk intended to come back for another season. It's interesting to ponder where Gronkowski might've landed, but it's a non-story now. The elite tight end is taking part in minicamp and will be a high-end fantasy tight end once again in 2018.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is "likely" to receive a new contract, but "nothing is imminent," according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The biggest challenge is for the team to determine if he'll receive another incentive-laden raise or if he'll have a guaranteed increase in his base salary. A trade of Gronkowski is not out of the question, either, but it seems unlikely. Gronk is a high-risk, high-reward TE1 for fantasy owners.