Sport Gronkowski reportedly seeking more money from Patriots

17:15  16 april  2018
17:15  16 april  2018 Source:   The Sports Post

Uncertainty surrounding Rob Gronkowski ‘isn’t even an issue’ for Robert Kraft

  Uncertainty surrounding Rob Gronkowski ‘isn’t even an issue’ for Robert Kraft The official start to offseason workouts is right around the corner for the Patriots, but tight end Rob Gronkowski still has yet to provide a firm indication about his plans for the upcoming season. Owner Robert Kraft, however, is not concerned. How To 10x Your Savings with These 2 New Accounts Learn More Sponsored by MyFinance “It’s not even an issue for me,” Kraft told The Athletic. “I didn’t know about it until I read about it in the paper.”Kraft also said he recently saw Gronkowski at Gillette Stadium.

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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has created the impression this offseason that he is strongly considering retirement, but it is starting to look more and more like his indecisiveness has everything to do with his contract situation.

Gronkowski is not expected to show up when the Patriots officially begin their offseason program on Monday. While it’s possible he is still deciding if he wants to play in 2018, Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports that Gronkowski’s refusal to commit is “about the money.” As Howe notes, Gronk already wanted a new contract before he revealed that he was contemplating retirement at the conclusion of Super Bowl LII. If he no longer wanted to play football, he probably would have decided that by now.

Report: Pats' Rob Gronkowski will join Tom Brady on sideline when offseason program starts

  Report: Pats' Rob Gronkowski will join Tom Brady on sideline when offseason program starts New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will join quarterback Tom Brady on the sideline when voluntary offseason workouts begin Monday.Rumors and speculation have swirled around the two-time Super Bowl champion since New England lost to Philadelphia in Super Bowl LII in February.

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For what it’s worth, ESPN’s Mike Reiss wrote on Monday that he believes Gronk’s absence from Day 1 of the offseason program is a “peaceful statement” that he wants more money, as the All-Pro tight end would be forfeiting a $250,000 bonus if he doesn’t attend 90 percent of the sessions.

Gronkowski’s base salary for 2018 is $8 million. That places him among the top-paid tight ends in the NFL, but it is $2 million less than the average Jimmy Graham is getting with the three-year, $30 million deal he signed with the Green Bay Packers. Plus, Gronk makes a bigger impact in the passing game than most of the league’s top receivers, and you have guys like TY Hilton and Doug Baldwin making $13 million and $11.5 million per year, respectively.

Last year, Gronk restructured his contract so that he had more than $5 million in incentives built in for 2017. He ended up earning all of them and making nearly $11 million, but he probably feels he should not have to deal with escalators in his contract going forward.

Gronk the NFL player to buy a stake in Gronk the horse

  Gronk the NFL player to buy a stake in Gronk the horse Gronk, a racehorse bound for the Kentucky Derby, will soon be partially owned by Gronk, an NFL player who was in the Super Bowl two months ago. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will acquire a minority stake in Gronkowski, the 3-year-old colt who will run in the Derby on May 5, according to the Wall Street Journal.“I’ve never dealt with horses,” Gronkowski the human said. “Hopefully I can get a ride on the horse.”Told that he weighs 150 pounds more than the jockey who will ride Gronkowski the horse in the Kentucky Derby, Gronkowski the human said that’s OK.“That’s what I want to know,” he said.

More on Patriots . But on Sunday, Gronkowski was in Orlando, Fla., enjoyIng WrestleMania 33 with thousands of other fans. Unlike those fans, however, the Patriots tight end ended up in the ring doing Offseason Gronk Things.

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Gronkowski missed just one game due to injury last season, and he is said to be having some issues with Bill Belichick over training. All of that might factor into why he has not committed to playing in 2018, but a fatter contract could change his mindset in a hurry.

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No Kentucky Derby for Gronkowski the horse .
Anyone hoping to see Rob Gronkowski celebrating his namesake horse’s win at this year’s Kentucky Derby will have to find something else to root for at the track. Gronkowski the horse will not be running at Churchill Downs on May 5. After a report on Monday of a “setback” that could dash plans for a [ more ]Gronkowski the horse will not be running at Churchill Downs on May 5. After a report on Monday of a “setback” that could dash plans for a Derby run, the horse’s owners announced that the horse has indeed been scratched. The horse ran a fever over the weekend that required antibiotics and won’t be making the trip to Louisville as a result.

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