PHOENIX — Rob Gronkowski introduced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday, however his agent advised ESPN on Monday that he would not be stunned if Gronkowski reconsidered sooner or later.
“Rob is 29 years outdated. He is nonetheless a really younger man. It would not shock me if he has a change of coronary heart, if he feels nice and he decides that he needs to play soccer,” Drew Rosenhaus mentioned on Get Up!
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“However that is simply me speaking. This is not Rob. And I do not need to create any pointless expectations. Rob is a really distinctive character. If the staff was struggling or they wanted him in some unspecified time in the future subsequent yr, and let’s simply say hypothetically Tom Brady gave him a name and mentioned ‘Rob, I would like you,’ I would not be shocked if he got here again to play a couple of video games.”
Rosenhaus mentioned that he introduced up the chance when the 2 talked on Sunday.
“Rob Gronkowski is retired and it is unlikely that he’ll ever play soccer once more,” Rosenhaus mentioned. “Nonetheless, I did shut my dialog with Rob yesterday when he referred to as to inform me he was going to retire, and I mentioned, ‘Rob, simply understand that in case you ever have a change of coronary heart, you may come again and play. I am certain the Patriots would welcome you with open arms. If it is someday through the season. If it is late within the yr. Should you really feel good and need to come again and play, we’ll make it occur.’
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“That is all. It was only a suggestion. I could not let go with out leaving that in Rob’s ear. Hey hear, Jason Witten did it. Witten [is] one other Corridor of Fame tight finish; he took the yr off and determined to return again.”
Requested what Gronkowski’s response was to the chance, Rosenhaus mentioned: “He actually was simply laughing about it. He just about advised me he is completed with soccer at this level and he is prepared to maneuver on along with his life, and soccer is mostly a factor up to now. However younger guys, they’ll change their thoughts. You by no means know.”
As for what Gronkowski plans to do now, Rosenhaus mentioned, “Nothing. Numerous enjoyable. Numerous relaxation. Good instances. Leisure. Partying. Being himself. Being Gronk. Ultimately we may see him doing TV, performing, a complete variety of issues. Appearances. Endorsements. He is one of many greatest personalities. He will not disappear. He’ll have enjoyable for some time, however he’ll be again within the limelight within the close to future, I consider.”