Glenn Gronkowski gets practice squad gig with Patriots

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Baby Gronk is officially a Patriot. Sort of.

Glenn Gronkowski, the youngest brother of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, joined the team’s practice squad on Saturday, per a source with knowledge of the situation.

Undrafted in April after playing college football at Kansas State, Glenn Gronkowski signed with the Bills. He made it to the 53-man roster at the outset of the season, but he later was waived. The Patriots gave him a workout last month.

His first game as an extended member of the team comes Sunday, when the Bills visit the Patriots.

Rob and Glenn are two of the Brothers Gronk, a free-spirited and fun-loving foursome that seems destined to someday star in a reality show. For now, half of them are part of the same team in America’s ultimate reality show.

55 responses to “Glenn Gronkowski gets practice squad gig with Patriots

  1. Just in time to give inside info on the Bills!

    Wish we would have kept him, at least on our PS.

  2. Chip shot–What a coincidence….other teams don’t like losing perennially to the Patriots, and it’s in vogue to accuse them of something as a sore-loser only-option type of thing (see: Colts) so they do.

    We’re used to it now, and if you haven’t noticed, it doesn’t work.

  3. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 4:53 PM
    How many times have the patriots been caught by other teams? Not the NFL, but other teams. Nice schedule too.
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    Look everybody! A chippy sighting! After this gem from before miami’s last game we were worried about you:

    jchipwood says:
    Sep 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    I doubt the Dolphins will lose a game the rest of the season.

  4. Judge Smails says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:17 PM
    Same old playbook espionage……
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    Playbook espionage? Of a guy that was the Bills? For what, the laughs? Rexy’s playbook is probably scribbled in crayon on the back of a kiddie menu.

  5. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 4:53 PM

    How many times have the patriots been caught by other teams? Not the NFL, but other teams. Nice schedule too.
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    Miami, a Browns missed field goal from being 0-4. Going on 17 years without a playoff win. Who has Patriot envy? You do. And I looooooove it.

  6. Judge Smails says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:17 PM
    Same old playbook espionage……
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    All teams do this, pay attention, or is it only cheating if the Patriots do it? Besides, Glenn didn’t play for the Bills long enough to learn anything BB doesn’t already know after facing either/both of the Ryan brothers for years.

  7. arcross12042004scorp15 says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:29 PM
    Gronkowski has no chance of making the Patriots. He was brought in for debriefing only…
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    So, let me see if I’ve got this right. The Pats signed a guy today that was released by the Bills 3 weeks ago that NE worked out 2 weeks ago to debrief him about a game plan that was installed 2 weeks after he left Buffalo for a game tomorrow that it’s too late for the Pats to adjust their own game plan for even though he could have been signed at any time in the past 20 days? And somehow that makes sense to the trolls and tin foil hat folks…

    Reason 3,768 why it’s good to be a Giants fan, the Pats take up no room in our heads.

  8. I love the clowns who are screaming that New England signed Gronk-lite to get the Bills playbook.

    Every team in the NFL has done this FOR YEARS, it’s perfectly LEGAL.

    But if the Patriots do it, it’s cheating, lol

  9. chippys lost binky says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:30 PM
    jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 4:53 PM
    How many times have the patriots been caught by other teams? Not the NFL, but other teams. Nice schedule too.
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    Look everybody! A chippy sighting! After this gem from before miami’s last game we were worried about you:

    jchipwood says:
    Sep 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    I doubt the Dolphins will lose a game the rest of the season.
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    How much do I owe you for living in your head constantly?

  10. Judge Smails says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:41 PM
    Say what you want but this is BB101 textbook stuff
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    Wouldn’t Chris Hogan know more than GG?

    Also if you don’t think every team does this you are delusional.

    And its completely and totally not against the rules.

  11. Judge Smails says:

    Oct 1, 2016 5:17 PM
    Same old playbook espionage……a Belicheat has done this no less than 100 times
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    In the NFL players and even coaches move from team to team. There is a new concept called “free agency”.

    The playbooks are not secret thanks to another new concept called “television”. The plays of every team are captured on film and broadcast.

    So even if players didn’t give a new team the plays of a prior team the experts on a teams could write their own playbook for every other team by diagraming the plays while watching film.

    Television shows made for children sometimes had a plot of a stolen playbook of rival high school teams so it seems that some must believe that is a reality.

    Patriots win by being good and hard work not by reading your teams secret book.

  12. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 4:53 PM
    Nice schedule too.
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    Oh chippy you kidder you. You know that other than the Pats playing the SB champion Broncos and the division winning Texans while the fish got the 4th place Chargers & Titans that NE and miami are playing the same schedule. Your hero Roger and his boys even tried to give the fish, Houston and Bills their best chance to beat NE in Gillette while making Brady play 7 away from home where he is close to invincible. But then you knew that you mischievous fellow.

  13. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:56 PM
    How much do I owe you for living in your head constantly?
    ++++++++++++++

    Oh, it’s gratis. I don’t sweat the small stuff.

    Besides you share the space formerly reserved strictly for slapstick comedy and bathroom humor, it hasn’t been used in quite some time. Pull up a chair and watch an Adam Sandler movie, they’re stored somewhere in there too.

  14. I see zero impact coming tomorrow from that player being put on the practice squad. Except maybe it will make the Bills paranoid and they will change things today and may cause them a false start or 2 on offense tomorrow.

  15. LOL! Pats wont pay Rob what he is worth so they sign his brother to make up for it?? Hilarious. The Gronk Party Bus must be really rocking these days.

  16. chippys lost binky says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:21 PM

    jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:56 PM

    How much do I owe you for living in your head constantly?
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    Oh, it’s gratis. I don’t sweat the small stuff.
    Besides you share the space formerly reserved strictly for slapstick comedy and bathroom humor, it hasn’t been used in quite some time. Pull up a chair and watch an Adam Sandler movie, they’re stored somewhere in there too.

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    If this was a fight it would have just been called on a TKO. That comeback was exceptional. Appears that someone is out of their league and its NOT the person with “binky” in the username.

  17. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:52 PM

    I doubt the patriots will win another game all season.

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    I believe that’s the only thing that you have ever typed under one of these Patriot related articles that hasn’t already been proven to be wrong.

  18. idiedpretty says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:29 PM

    LOL! Pats wont pay Rob what he is worth so they sign his brother to make up for it?? Hilarious. The Gronk Party Bus must be really rocking these days.

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    Practice squad players don’t make Gronk money.
    And Gronk was drafed in 2010 and hasn’t spent a penny from his football paychecks yet.

  19. abninf says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:41 PM

    Relegated to the practice squad. He must feel like a failure.

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    The Patriots practice squad could beat your teams starters.

  20. It’s amazing according to all these dopeazzes how many teams (management I guess?) don’t put their team in the position to succeed. Are they all 8th graders or do they just simply not understand the game. Thank-you Bill!!

  21. abninf says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:41 PM
    Relegated to the practice squad. He must feel like a failure.
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    I’d have expected that Dallas fans had become experts on failure in the last 20 years but clearly you missed the boat on this one. Some paycheck is always better than none paycheck

  22. factpurveyor says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:38 PM
    jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:52 PM
    I doubt the patriots will win another game all season.
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    I believe that’s the only thing that you have ever typed under one of these Patriot related articles that hasn’t already been proven to be wrong.
    ++++++++++++

    Give it a day

  23. abninf says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:41 PM

    Relegated to the practice squad. He must feel like a failure.

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    You and your Cowboys are the experts on failure. With BB coaching, I would bet money that the Partiots practice squad could beat your Cowboys starters.

  24. afourthlombardiforthehaters says:
    Oct 1, 2016 6:56 PM
    jesus Christ do any of you BILLS MAFIA NIT WITS realize that you are grown men ??
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    Grown men? The Bills mafia consists of a few acne suffering teenagers cruising in one of their Mom’s minivans

  25. Just watched Tennessee QB throw a hail mary pass to beat Georgia. I couldn’t help but wonder if a Patriots game comes down to a hail mary pass and Brady is the QB, they will lose.

  26. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 5:52 PM

    I doubt the patriots will win another game all season.

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    There must be plenty of bookies that would let you make that bet. You can put your money where your drivel is.

  27. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Oct 1, 2016 7:44 PM

    Just watched Tennessee QB throw a hail mary pass to beat Georgia. I couldn’t help but wonder if a Patriots game comes down to a hail mary pass and Brady is the QB, they will lose.

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    I cant stop wondering which fingers Tom Brady wears his 4 superbowl rings on. Does he wear the 1st one on his pinky….. go in order on the next fingers……hmm…..

  28. @nhpats buys 4 different team shirts every year and simply wears the winners jersy right on through the super bowl. As do 95% of patsies**** fans

  29. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Oct 1, 2016 7:44 PM
    Just watched Tennessee QB throw a hail mary pass to beat Georgia. I couldn’t help but wonder if a Patriots game comes down to a hail mary pass and Brady is the QB, they will lose.
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    Pats fans are pretty comfortable with Brady at the helm when the game is on the line. Even a Jests fan should know that.

  30. Gronkowski was cut by the Bills 3 weeks ago. Since then Rexy has canned the offensive coordinator. Maybe the new coordinator is using different schemes. Just sayin

  31. I’m not one to look up statistics on the fly, so I may stand corrected. But I just don’t remember a Hail Mary being a part of Brady’s repertoire. A Hail Mary always depends on either luck or an over zealous official. And that is just not how Belichick or Brady work. They will win or go down trying to out think you before they will depend on luck. Just another reason to appreciate being a Patriots fan.

  32. chesswhileyouplaycheckers says:
    Oct 1, 2016 8:05 PM
    patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Oct 1, 2016 7:44 PM
    Just watched Tennessee QB throw a hail mary pass to beat Georgia. I couldn’t help but wonder if a Patriots game comes down to a hail mary pass and Brady is the QB, they will lose.
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    Pats fans are pretty comfortable with Brady at the helm when the game is on the line. Even a Jests fan should know that.

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    Yes but what if he needs to throw a 70 yard pass to have a chance to win the game? All the Brazilian HGH in the world won’t help his 40 year old arm gain enough strength to push the football that far. Father time is undefeated.

  33. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Oct 1, 2016 9:25 PM

    Yes but what if he needs to throw a 70 yard pass to have a chance to win the game? All the Brazilian HGH in the world won’t help his 40 year old arm gain enough strength to push the football that far. Father time is undefeated.
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    If you actually followed the Pats under Belichick you’d know they didn’t rely on hail marys and luck when Brady was a kid and they had artillery arm Bledsoe under center.
    The HGH comment is low rent even for you. Father time is in fact undefeated but I will wait until he gets in the ring before I worry about that fight. You however can continue to fantasize about it to your hearts content.
    Speaking of fantasies no matter what you might think, Giselle would not be with you if it weren’t for mean old Tom. Maybe you should let go of the insecure hate and just enjoy watching one of the greats perform while you still can. I managed to enjoy watching Manning, Favre, Montana, Marino and many others work even when they were eviscerating my team. Greatness is where you find it, it has a beauty all it’s own and once it is gone it’s too late.

  34. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    Oct 1, 2016 9:25 PM

    Yes but what if he needs to throw a 70 yard pass to have a chance to win the game?
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    I suppose if they were in a last play Hail Mary scenario and the only play anyone on the coaching staff could think of was to throw a 70 yard pass they could have Brissett do it, since my understanding is that he has the strongest arm of the QB group.

  35. jchipwood says:
    Oct 1, 2016 4:53 PM

    How many times have the patriots been caught by other teams? Not the NFL, but other teams. Nice schedule too.
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    I guess the schedule would have looked better if that for-crap Miami team would finally get rid of Joe Philbin and bring in a real coach. You know, someone young, a QB-whisperer type who can get the most out of Tannehill’s considerable talent.

  36. This is TOTALLY what Bill needed to get the jump on that mastermind Rex. I mean otherwise the Pats just didn’t have a chance.

  37. This guy is a great player. Should really help the Pats.

    This game will be a blowout today and Rexy won’t make it through the bye week.

  38. ohand16 says:
    Oct 2, 2016 8:18 AM

    This guy is a great player. Should really help the Pats.

    This game will be a blowout today and Rexy won’t make it through the bye week.
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    This statement is why you are about as bright as a box of hammers.

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