Gronk on Return to Buccaneers: “I’m Not Ready to Commit”


The news of quarterback Tom Brady returning to the Buccaneers has led to numerous reports and speculation. Will he sign an extension? Which free agents will come back because of Brady’s presence? So many rumors, so many reports. The Bucs have definitely utilized Brady’s return signing or re-signing several free agents. But one free agent, a particular tight end has yet to make a decision.

The Gronk

Earlier last month a video surfaced of Rob Gronkowski leaving a barber shop where he was asked if he was returning, “I’ll let him have a little scare, a couple months without me,. He just did it to me for a couple months.”

Then last week JC Cornell of The Draft Network ran into Gronkowski and asked him about his decision to play again, Gronkowski’s answer, he is 50/50 about coming back but it would definitely be with the Buccaneers.

Now this week, Gronkowski spoke with TMZ and stated, “I knew if I started catching some passes that my head would have started turning, like, ‘Oh, crap, I got to get back out on the field,'” Gronkowskion avoidingcatching passes at a charity event. “And, right now, I’m not ready to get back out on that field. I’m not ready to commit to the game of football right now.”

Gronkowski may be just trying to avoid OTA’s and training camp. Then again he may be reevaluating continuing to play after the serious injury he sustained last season.

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