Two-for Wednesday with Frenz, and another great read on the Gronk from him. Easy to say it now, forget Brady, Gronk is that Pats’ offensive MVP.
With news breaking that Gronk’s gonna be in the Entourage movie, here’s Brady’s appearance on the show a few years ago.
Rob Gronkowski - GameTime By UNO (by Team Uno)
A Gronk rap for Wednesday. Gronk has taken his off the field game to a new level since returning from injury. It’s like he has a full-time team working around the clock putting together events and videos. Kinda prefer he’d save this stuff for the offseason. Oh well, never a dull moment…
Stock Up: Rob Gronkowski ( 5.7, Q2 2013; DNP, Q1 2013) The NFL is a better place when the league’s best players are on the field rather than the treatment table and it’s a pleasant surprise this season to be able to comment on a player heading away from the treatment table rather than towards it. In only three games this month Gronkowski was targeted 32 times with only one drop offering his typical impact on intermediate targets. His run blocking was poor this week so he’s still got some work to do to return to his absolute best but time is on his side to play his way into his best form over the remainder of the season.
Stock Down: Julian Edelman (-5.8, Q2 2013; 4.8, Q1 2013) In spite of being targeted 12 less times this month Edelman managed to drop three more pass (five) than he did in the first month of the season and was marginalized after being one of the league’s most targeted receivers in a tough first month for the Patriots’ passing game. The return of Gronkowski and Danny Amendola along with Tom Brady’s growing trust in the younger receivers may see Edelman’s role marginalized further next month unless injuries rear their ugly head again in the New England passing game.