Ga-Ga For Gronk, Crazy For Crumpler

August 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots new tight end, Rob Gronkowski, is my new favorite player. Called, almost appropriately, "Gronk," he is one of three Gronkowskis in the league this season. Chris Gronkowski plays fullback for Dallas and Dan Gronkowski, is a tight end for the Lions. They are the only set of three siblings in the NFL at this time.
Gronk is an absolute beast. 6'6" and 264 pounds, and only 21, he is what I like to call a "big fella."
His play during the first half of the Rams/Patriots game tonight solidified my good opinion of him. He's a big, blocking tight end and taking over in a position that's been largely ineffective the last few years. 
But that's not all the Patriots did to improve their tight end play.
They added speedy Aaron Hernandez and bull-dozing Alge Crumpler to create an interesting mix of tight ends that can add wrinkles to the Patriots offense this season. 
And tonight, both Gronk and Crumpler have been showing off. 
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