Modified 22 Apr 2020, 04:34 IST
Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski are set to be reunited on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with the previous excited to “run it again” along with his former New England Patriots team-mate.
Simply hours after Gronkowski hinted he could come out of NFL retirement, it emerged the 30-year-old was certainly planning to return and was the topic of a commerce between the Patriots and the Bucs.
In keeping with stories, that deal was swiftly finalised on Tuesday and Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed his consumer was heading to the Bucs “pending a bodily”.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter then mentioned Gronkowski had handed his bodily, paving the best way for him to be reunited with Patriots nice Brady in Tampa Bay.
The Patriots are reportedly sending Gronkowski and a seventh-round draft decide to Tampa Bay in trade for a fourth-round choice.
The NFL’s official Instagram uploaded a video of Brady and Gronkowski smiling in 2019 after the Patriots beat the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs within the AFC Championship Sport to succeed in Tremendous Bowl LIII.
The clip, which was accompanied by P. Diddy’s ‘Unhealthy Boy for Life’ included the caption “these two”, with Brady writing within the feedback: “Run it again”.
Gronkowski had initially retired in March 2019, shortly after Tremendous Bowl LIII, when he gained his third ring, and Brady his sixth.
Final 12 months the tight finish was named to the NFL’s 100th Anniversary All-Time Staff, together with Brady, and is broadly considered the most effective to ever play the place.
Nonetheless, a collection of accidents meant he missed 29 common season video games out of a potential 144 throughout his first 9 years within the NFL, all of which he spent in New England with Brady.
Gronkowski later mentioned it was the psychological toll, quite than the bodily struggles, which had led him to name it a day.
Now, having not too long ago gained the WWE 24/7 Championship belt at WrestleMania 36 – which aired earlier this month – Gronkowski is returning to the NFL to play alongside Brady as soon as extra.