Gronk is done with wrestling, for now

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It’s not quite the same thing as King Edward VIII abdicating the throne to marry Wallace Simpson, but it’s the same idea. By choosing to play football again, new Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski necessarily will be giving up his WWE 24/7 championship. While he’s under contract with the Buccaneers, Gronk will not be wrestling.

Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Gronkowski is done with wrestling for now.

Gronk, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus, will honor his contract. Technically, honoring the contract means complying with paragraph 3 of the Standard Player Contract, which says that “[p]layer will not play football or engage in activities related to football otherwise than for Club or engage in any activity other than football which may involve a significant risk of personal injury.”

As former NFL cornerback Pacman Jones learned the hard way during his 2007 suspension, this provision means no pro wrestling. At the time, the Titans obtained an injunction preventing Jones from entering the ring during his limited run with TNA Wrestling.

So Gronk won’t be wrestling. Which means that, if you happen to see him in the presence of a WWE referee, knock him down and pin him. He won’t fight back, and you’ll win the 24/7 belt.

12 responses to “Gronk is done with wrestling, for now

  1. “If you happen to see him in the presence of a WWE referee, knock him down and pin him. He won’t fight back, and you’ll win the 24/7 belt.”

    In unrelated news, Ric Flair has been spotted boarding a plane to Tampa…

  2. So Gronk won’t be wrestling. Which means that, if you happen to see him in the presence of a WWE referee, knock him down and pin him. He won’t fight back, and you’ll win the 24/7 belt.
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    I know you are kidding but based on some comments I have read around here thinking there might be some who take you seriously lol .

  3. It’s all about the attention for Brady and Gronk. They’ll continue these drama queen charades all through the year . They’re using TB for their egos and it will be a circus down there with no SB at all.

    Not happening.

  4. So Gronk won’t be wrestling. Which means that, if you happen to see him in the presence of a WWE referee, knock him down and pin him. He won’t fight back, and you’ll win the 24/7 belt.
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    I know you are kidding but based on some comments I have read around here thinking there might be some who take you seriously lol .

    Gronk is still a big dude. I’ll probably need a foreign object or a folding chair to bring him down.

  5. No need for Gronk to wrestle, the NFL has become the WWE. Brady and Gronk to the Bucs is just another side drama to keep fans following.

  6. Love watching Pats Nation come unglued and turn on Brady & Gronk after all the years of gloating.
    Fair weather fans, your team is headed back to obscurity, and it’s delightful.

  7. Love watching Pats Nation come unglued and turn on Brady & Gronk after all the years of gloating.
    Fair weather fans, your team is headed back to obscurity, and it’s delightful.

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    Did Tampa also sign BB? We will always love Brady and Gronk. When they finish making TB overpay them, they will return to the mothership and retire properly, then they will go into the HOF as Patriots. We wish them the best, but the one and only team that TB will never beat is the Patriots.

  8. Tampa now has the offense to give the Saints a run for their money.

    Tampa has 2 of the top ten (top 5?) wide receivers in the league. They have a great QB, who is getting long in the tooth but likely has a year or two left in his arm. He will still make good decisions, so they won’t have as many interceptions as Winston made.

    If Tampa can beef up their defense and protect Brady, they have a chance at the playoffs…..assuming there is a playoffs.

  9. Dburr is right. Tampa Bay won’t beat Patriots. First reason; they aren’t scheduled to play each other. Secondly, they only could meet in the SB & There is little chance the Patriots can get back there.

  10. tylawspick6 says:
    April 22, 2020 at 10:44 am
    It’s all about the attention for Brady and Gronk.

    Wow. Before Brady and Gronk left the Patriots, you were singing their praises. Now that they are on another team, you bash them.

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