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My Travels to Haiti, Germany & Italy

My Travels to Haiti, Germany & Italy

It is not unusual for guys to travel in the offseason. We have the time—so why not? I’m like most guys; I like to travel and see new places. But I didn’t want to just head to all the vacation hotspots.   I wanted my travel...

​​​​​​​Lakers Fan and Proud of it

​​​​​​​Lakers Fan and Proud of it

Like every other basketball fan, I’m enjoying the Conference Finals and look forward to seeing who is going to battle it out in the Finals. But I have to admit—I would enjoy watching so much more if my team was still playing. As many...

You’ll Never Guess What the Odds Are for the Gronkowski Racehorse in the Belmont Stakes …

You’ll Never Guess What the Odds Are for the Gronkowski Racehorse in the Belmont Stakes …

After missing the Kentucky Derby due to a fever, Gronkowski the racehorse (image above from Equuis Photography) is back on the track training for the Belmont Stakes. While the feisty young colt epitomizes Gronk in equine form, his odds to win the...

Gronk Nails a Field Hockey Shot on His Old High School Field

Gronk Nails a Field Hockey Shot on His Old High School Field

We've seen Rob Gronkowski play a multitude of sports, from football and basketball to flip cup and beer pong ... but we never thought we'd see him playing field hockey. But it was jolly hockey sticks all around last weekend when Gronk was...

Advice For The Rookies

Advice For The Rookies

To all of this year’s draftees, playing the NFL is a job, not a hobby. Just like any other job you have to show up for work every day and give 100%. It is easy to get distracted. The the money, fame, and admiration by the fans and loved ones...

My 60% Rule

My 60% Rule

When a lot of guys come into the NFL, money management, investing— it isn’t first nature to them. It wasn’t something their parents ever taught them because it wasn’t something they knew. When I was growing up, my parents...

2018 Season Outlook

2018 Season Outlook

Coming into the 2018 season I feel like I can bring a lot to this Panthers team and the biggest thing is versatility. I can play outside, slot, or whatever the team needs me to play. I feel like this is one of the most important traits to my success...

Heading Into Rookie Minicamp

Heading Into Rookie Minicamp

This season can’t come soon enough for me. I have loved the past 3 years at Maryland and I will never forget those years but I have a new number on my back and I could not be more excited to get started with Carolina. I am super lucky to have T...

Where It All Began

Where It All Began

Man I can remember playing football in the parking lot back in the summer....the projects were always full of kids playing. I swear, there was always something to do, good or bad. My cousins and I would play football and basketball for hours and my o...

Celebrity Weekend Recap

Celebrity Weekend Recap

One of the great things about the offseason, other than getting the chance to spend some quality time with my family, is having more time to dedicate to my foundation. Giving back is something that is really important to me. That’s why Ashli an...

Looking Back Before Heading Forward

Looking Back Before Heading Forward

With how we ended the season last year, it is hard not to get excited about 2018. We were on the verge of being the team to beat last season. Instead, we became that team every team barely beat. Thinking about that makes me want to train harder to ma...

On This Day in History ... Gronk Was Born

On This Day in History ... Gronk Was Born

May 14, 1989, will go down in history as the day that the best tight end in the NFL -- possibly ever -- came into the world. A very large bouncing baby boy was welcomed by Gordy and Diane Gronkowski in Amherst, New York, as Robert Gronkowski was b...

Mother's Day Is Special To Me

Mother's Day Is Special To Me

Mother’s Day has always been special to me. I try to do what I can to show my mom and my wife appreciation every day-- they deserve it. With how I grew up—life was hard. We didn’t have much, and it was rough making ends meet. But my...

Hollywood's Next Action Star? Gronk Handles Helicopters and Miniguns With Ease

Hollywood's Next Action Star? Gronk Handles Helicopters and Miniguns With Ease

It's been a thrilling week for Rob Gronkowski by anyone's standards. While most men can only dream of appearing in an action film with some of the biggest names in Hollywood for the past 30 years, it was all in a day's work for Gr...

More Than Just A Win

More Than Just A Win

There is nothing quite like the feeling that comes with a win. It’s not so much that the pressure to do well as a woman in a male-dominated sport is relieved. The pressure itself isn’t as bad as you might think anyway. The support system...

Gronk Pulls Out the Big Guns for Mel Gibson's 'Boss Level'

Gronk Pulls Out the Big Guns for Mel Gibson's 'Boss Level'

Gronk has long been the Patriots best offensive weapon on the field, but on Monday someone actually trusted him with a weapon of his own. While we're pretty damn sure it was a fake minigun brought to life by Hollywood magic, it looked dam...

So, I’m the New Guy

So, I’m the New Guy

All work and no play—well, we all know what that does. As the new guy in town, I have plenty of work to do. But I’m also trying to make the most of my downtime as well. I’ve recently taken up golf. I’m not great at it; ab...

Why the 49ers? Why Not?!

Why the 49ers? Why Not?!

I’ve been faced with one question from a lot of people; it’s one that I’ve heard guys get hit with a lot when they become a free agent and switch teams. Why? Why are you going to them? In my case—why the 49ers?   Wh...

Meet the Newest Patriots Players: What the Experts Say About the First Round Draft Picks

Meet the Newest Patriots Players: What the Experts Say About the First Round Draft Picks

Well, we now know at least two of the new players to be wearing Patriots jerseys next season! After an exhilarating Night One of the NFL Draft from Dallas, Belichick and co. came away with two first round picks. We’re sure you ALL know th...

Looking Back on Draft Day

Looking Back on Draft Day

With the draft fast approaching, it is hard not to think about my own draft journey a little. As I do that, I can’t help but think about how the whole process—from the Combine through the Draft – could be better than it is. I&rsq...