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How Rob Gronkowski blew up a Patriots-Lions trade

25 days ago   |   By New York Post

Rob Gronkowski would have rather hung up his cleats for good than play for another team, even if coached by a former Patriots coach. The Patriots tight end reportedly threatened retirement upon the Lions and Patriots nearly completing a blockbuster trade for him last spring, sources told ESPN. The five-time Pro Bowler is said to...
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Report: Patriots and Lions Were 'Deep Into Trade Discussions' for Rob Gronkowski During Offseason

Report: Patriots and Lions Were 'Deep Into Trade Discussions' for Rob Gronkowski During Offseason

25 days ago   |   By SI

Gronkowski reportedly threatened to retire upon hearing the trade talks.
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Report: Lions tried to trade for Rob Gronkowski, who threatened to retire

25 days ago   |   By NBC Sports

The Patriots and Lions nearly pulled off a trade that would have sent Rob Gronkowski to Detroit - until Gronk put the kibosh on it. That's the word from Adam Schefter of ESPN, who reports that the teams nearly completed the trade during draft week. The problem was, Gronkowski refused to take calls from the
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Rob Gronkowski threatened to retire if Patriots traded him to Lions, report says

Rob Gronkowski threatened to retire if Patriots traded him to Lions, report says

25 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Once Gronkowski heard the Patriots were in talks with the Lions to trade him, he put his foot down.
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Report: Rob Gronkowski nearly traded to Lions during draft, Gronk threatened to retire when he heard

25 days ago   |   By CBS Sports

The tight end wanted more money, the Patriots thought about trading him
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