Rob Gronkowski Contract: Latest News, Rumors on TE’s Negotiations with Patriots

July 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite having an agreement in place through the 2019 season, the New England Patriots and All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski are reportedly discussing a new contract. 
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Pats, Gronk in Early Stages of Contract Talks Sunday, July 31 Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported a deal is "not imminent," though discussions are taking place. 
Gronkowski, 27, signed a six-year, $54 million extension with the Patriots in 2012. At the time, the deal was the largest in history given to a tight end and remains the biggest in terms of total value. Jimmy Graham, Travis Kelce, Jordan Reed and Julius Thomas currently eclipse Gronk in terms of average annual value.
The Patriots are under no real obligation to get a deal done. Gronkowski is under contract for the next four seasons, and his cap number doesn't even hit eight figures until 2018. Given his propensity for injuries and all-out style of play—he...

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