NFL Rumors: Rob Gronkowski Felt ‘Persecuted, Singled Out’ Last Season

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As the NFL offseason marches on, and the proverbial faucet at Gillette Stadium continues to leak, one thing has become clear: Rob Gronkowski wasn’t a happy camper last season.

The New England Patriots tight end, whose potential retirement continues to dominate headlines, “didn’t enjoy himself” in 2017, NBC Sports Boston’s Tom E. Curran reported Tuesday. And during Thursday’s episode of “Arbella Early Edition,” Curran elaborated on Gronkowski’s angst-ridden campaign.

“He felt persecuted to a degree, he felt singled out in some ways,” Curran said. “And as a result, that’s why we are where we are.”

By “where we are,” Curran, of course, is referring to the uncertainty surrounding Gronkowski’s status for the 2018 season. And if the 28-year-old’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is to be believed, we might not get clarity anytime soon.

Still, we can’t help but wonder if the superstar tight end has been trolling us all along.

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