Patriots Officially Announce Trade of Rob Gronkowski To Tampa Bay
New England Patriots Press Release
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have traded TE Rob Gronkowski to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Terms of the trade were not disclosed.
Gronkowski, 30, is a veteran of nine seasons (2010-18) with the Patriots after originally entering the NFL as a second-round draft pick (42nd overall) out of Arizona in the 2010 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-6, 265-pounder was a part of nine AFC East Division Championship teams, eight conference final teams, five AFC Championship teams and three Super Bowl Championships He totaled 521 receptions for 7,861 yards and 79 touchdown receptions in the regular season and posted 81 receptions for 1,163 yards and 12 touchdowns in the postseason, the most by a tight end in NFL history. He earned five Pro Bowl selections (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017) and four Associated Press first-team All-Pro honors (2011, 2014, 2015 and 2017).