Rob Gronkowski might be one-and-done in Tampa Bay.
The Buccaneers’ tight end told reporters Wednesday that he’ll think about his football future when Tampa’s season is over.
“It’s just the start of playoffs right now, Gronkowski said. “There’s always a time for that. The time to think about that is after the season ends.”
Gronkowski, 31, came out of his year-long retirement in April to join Tom Brady in Tampa Bay. After struggling in his first few games as a Buccaneer, Gronkowski has started to look like the player he was in his Patriots days. He has 45 catches for 623 yards and seven touchdowns this season.
In addition to sharing his thoughts (or lack thereof) on his football future, Gronkowski also shared his favorite memory he has with Brady off the field. Gronkowski said it came during one of their trips to the Kentucky Derby.
“My favorite memory? I would say just going to the Kentucky Derby and seeing him take a shot and seeing his face afterward in disgust,” Gronkowski said, mimicking Brady’s face. “It was like ‘I’m putting this alcohol in my body.’ and “Ughh, how am I going to throw next week?'”
Gronkowski added that he believed it was a shot of fireball. Gronkowski’s story of Brady comes after Brady did an impression of Gronkowski last week.
Brady and Gronkowski start their playoff quest to win their fourth ring together on Saturday when the Buccaneers take on the Washington Football Team.
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