Rob Gronkowski: pass-catcher, blocker … shark connoisseur?

Sharks have been a popular topic of conversation in Massachusetts this summer, as there have been a number of sightings off the beaches of Cape Cod. Given his experience with the aquatic beasts, the New England Patriots might have to address the issue head-on.

In case you’re doubting Gronkowski’s tiger shark anecdote, here’s proof from his Instagram.

The five-time Pro Bowl selection is fearless on the football field, so who’s to say exploring the deep blue sea is out of his adventure range?

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