Rob Gronkowski made what gave the impression to be a startling revelation on Peyton and Eli Manning’s “Monday Night time Soccer” megacast.
“I do not watch movie,” the Buccaneers tight finish instructed the Manning brothers, per Folks.com. “I do go as much as Tom [Brady], as a result of I do know Tom watches like, I do not know, 40 hours of movie per week. [I’ll ask], ‘Tom, who’s overlaying me, and what sort of coverages are they doing?’ I am going, ‘That is why I really like taking part in with you, Tom, you recognize every part.'”
Nevertheless, it seems that Gronkowski was simply joking. Gronk cleared the air at Bucs apply on Wednesday and defined that he’s devoted to movie examine like his teammates.
“I really watch tons of movie. An overload of movie,” Gronkowski mentioned, per ESPN.
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So, why did Gronkowski say that he did not? He was simply having enjoyable whereas collaborating within the lighthearted present.
“I’ll in all probability blame [Bucs vice president of communications] Nelson [Luis] over there,” Gronkowski mentioned. “He requested me eight instances to go on the present. I instructed him, ‘It is not a good suggestion.’ They all the time get me in that sort of foolish environment, and that is what occurred.”
Apparently, getting Gronkowski in a foolish headspace is straightforward to do. Gronkowski joked that Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians instructed him there can be penalties for his feedback.
“Now coach [Arians] threatened me,” Gronkowski mentioned, in jest. “I do not get my vet day anymore.”
Arians had really joked to reporters earlier that day that he can be taking away Gronkowski’s veteran relaxation day, so that will have been a pointy callback from the tight finish.
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Gronk additionally defined that his movie examine habits are so robust that they hassle his girlfriend, mannequin Camille Kostek.
“Belief me, I watch a lot movie that my girlfriend will get mad at me. She friggin’ throws s— at me typically, I am watching a lot movie,” Gronkowski joked. “Typically I am going house and she or he’s like, ‘You’ve got been gone all day and now you are finding out, you have bought your iPad out,’ and I am like, ‘Yeah, I’ve gotta get into it. I gotta be taught.'”
Kostek denied that story was true and claimed that Gronkowski was in a “foolish temper” at apply.
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It looks like Gronk simply continues to have enjoyable off the sphere. He appears to be having enjoyable on it too, as he has racked up 12 catches for 129 yards and a whopping 4 touchdowns in two video games to this point this season. However he additionally acknowledged that he is placing in laborious work to carry out this properly in his eleventh NFL season.
“It by no means feels, like, completely straightforward,” Gronkowski mentioned. “It actually by no means does. Even when it seems straightforward, it simply would not actually like, ‘Oh, man, that was straightforward.’ It is simply actually not as a result of there’s simply a lot work that goes into it. However I might say that simply the best way we have been training and simply being on the identical web page, we have simply gotta [continue] to construct that or else groups are gonna cease you.”