Rob Gronkowski is known as one of the best tight ends of all time, however, he is even more famous for being the main offensive weapon in the career of the legendary Tom Brady, therefore, after announcing his retirement this Tuesday, not many hours have passed since the announcement and there is already speculation of his second return, obviously in connection the quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Will Rob Gronkowski return from retirement?
According to information from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, in reference to the retirement of the famous “Gronk”, the agent of the four-time Super Bowl champion, Drew Rosenhaus, sent him the following text:
“It would not surprise me if Tom Brady calls him during the season to come back and Rob answers the call. This is just my opinion but I wouldn’t be surprised if Rob comes back during the season or next season,” Rosenhaus told Schefter.
Brady’s influence on Gronkowski
That same information was picked up by TB12, who retweeted it validating, albeit implicitly, that there is a chance he could convince his friend to return for a second time to the NFL.
It should be recalled that Gronkowski announced his first NFL retirement on March 24, 2019, after nine seasons as a member of the New England Patriots and after beating the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII to win his third Vince Lombardi Trophy.
“I was not in a good place. Football was bringing me down, and I didn’t like it. I was losing that joy in life….. I could play right now if I wanted to play. I’m feeling good. Physically, I could do it. Mentally-wise, desire-wise, it’s not there… I am very satisfied with where I am in life right now. I truly believe going through those tough times, nine years, off the field, on the field, has brought me to this point. I believe I’m on the right path in my life,” Gronkowski said at the time.
Gronk’s first comeback
However, on April 21, 2020, the stellar tight end was convinced to return and was traded to the Buccaneers to join Brady, who had just signed with this franchise and together they took the Super Bowl LV victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.