At least one team wants to stop Rob Gronkowski from following Tom Brady into retirement.
The Buffalo Bills are interested in signing the tight end of the former Patriots and Buccaneers. according to The Athletic.
According to the report, the Bills spoke to the tight end last offseason before he resigned to the Bucs on a one-year deal. The article states, “There is hope at One Bills Drive that Gronkowski would be willing to complete his career in western New York.”
Gronkowski, 32, is among the big list of Bucs free agents the team will have to make a decision on following Tom Brady’s retirement. The future Hall of Famers may be less inclined to stay in Tampa without Brady’s presence — especially if they turn to an unproven option at quarterback.
The Bills, meanwhile, are a real Super Bowl contender with a star quarterback in Josh Allen under center. Despite Dawson Knox pulling out a good game in 2021, the team’s roster is still thin at the end.
Born in western New York, Gronkowski grew up a Bills fan. In February he has mentioned Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow He’d love to play as a quarterback – but you’d imagine Allen would be a decent consolation prize.
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