It appears as if the New England Patriots may have to deal with another offseason full of Rob Gronkowski retirement rumors, as the Patriots tight end will reportedly consider his options once again after the playoffs.
Ian Rapoport, of the NFL Network, reported that Gronkowski will "strongly consider retirement after this year," according to people close to the Patriots tight end.
Rapoport said those close to Gronkowski are wondering "if he'll go the other way this time," after returning to the Patriots following last year's Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Patriots are in the midst of a playoff run, as they advanced to the AFC title game to play the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Thank you for reading the Journal-News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Journal-News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.