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Sport Robert Kraft reportedly told Rob Gronkowski he wants him to come back before season’s end

18:25  10 november  2019
18:25  10 november  2019 Source:   bostonglobe.com

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Per NFL Network' s Ian Rapoport, Kraft told Gronkowski in March that he wanted him to return for This message was sent to Gronkowski back when he officially announced his retirement. The Patriots certainly need help at tight end to give quarterback Tom Brady a pass-catching target in the

Former Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski remains retired. He was a huge part of the Patriots’ success in recent seasons , so it makes sense that Kraft would want him back . While winning three Super Bowl rings with the Patriots, Gronkowski made five Pro Bowls and was a four-time first-team

Patriots owner Robert Kraft reportedly wants Rob Gronkowski to come back before the end of the season.

a baseball player wearing a helmet: Rob Gronkowski in action in Super Bowl LIII.© Jim Davis/Globe Staff Rob Gronkowski in action in Super Bowl LIII.

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Kraft talked to Gronkowski in the Patriots’ locker room after Gronkowski announced his retirement in March. Kraft told Gronkowski he wants the tight end back for November, December, and a playoff run. NFL rules say Gronkowski and the Patriots agree must agree to a return by Nov. 30, a day before the team’s Week 13 game against the Texans in Houston.

Gronkowski has been asked several times about a possible comeback since retiring. In October, during an interview with WEEI’s “The Greg Hill Show,” he said “I’ll give an answer. Obviously when I retired, I retired for a reason, because I needed to step away. So it would be a no. It would be a no. There it is. But I never say no because I said no and everyone was like ‘Yeah, he’s kidding.’ It’s a no. In my mind, that’s how it is.”

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He and Robert Kraft had a closed-door meeting to discuss. Tom Brady threatened to retire if the deal went through. Kraft nixed it. Meanwhile, Breer indicates Gronkowski ' s desire for a new contract this offseason was the driving force behind the trade talks. "This kind of came to a point where he sort of

Rob Gronkowski was back at practice as the New England Patriots. Kraft also told Howe he recently saw Gronkowski at Gillette Stadium. Not only do the Patriots have quarterback Tom Brady returning for his 19th NFL season , they also will welcome back offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels

Gronkowski has since spent retirement as a Fox Sports analyst and CBD advocate. In his interview with Hill, he said he would have to “get the itch” to return, and it would have to be sustained over a period of time.

“It would need to be 10 days or a couple weeks of me just feeling it, like I need to go play football again,” Gronkowski told WEEI. “I don’t know how I would describe it. That’s what I’m trying to say. I’m enjoying myself right now. I don’t have that itch. If I had that itch I would go back.”

Brandon Chase can be reached at brandon.chase@globe.com.

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