Stephon Gilmore Says He Wants to Cover Rob Gronkowski in Week 2

September 16, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Keeping tight end Rob Gronkowski in check may be the biggest key to victory for the New England Patriots' opponents in 2015, and Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore wants an opportunity to do precisely that in Week 2.
According to Tyler Dunne of the Buffalo News, the 24-year-old defensive back is hopeful head coach Rex Ryan will allow him to match up with one of the NFL's most freakish physical specimens Sunday.
"I hope I get Gronk to be honest with you," Gilmore said. "We'll see what the coaching staff says. ... I know the ball's going to him."
Both players are coming off dominant Week 1 performances as Gronkowski torched the Pittsburgh Steelers to the tune of 94 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-21 victory.
Gilmore was nearly as impressive in Buffalo's 27-14 home win over the Indianapolis Colts as he held T.Y. Hilton, Andre Johnson and Indy's high-octane passing game in check while registering four pass breakups.
The South Carolina product is ...

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