Whereas the will to play with Tom Brady as soon as once more has all the time been there, Rob Gronkowski determined to come back out of retirement and play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a distinct cause. 

The three-time Tremendous Bowl champion admitted that though Brady did have some affect in getting him to swimsuit up once more, it was somebody close to and expensive to his coronary heart that was his actual cause for requesting a commerce to Tampa. 

Gronkowski stated throughout an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, in response to Sports activities Illustrated’s Devon Clements:

“You recognize, everybody retains asking me ‘Did Tom (Brady) get you to Tampa?’ Nicely, in fact it did not damage that Tom went to Tampa, you understand, and the chance to go to Tampa was there too. However you understand, Tom was just like the appetizer, after which there’s a couple of different causes. I really like the climate. However the principle course, the principle cause why I got here all the way down to Tampa to play is as a result of my mom reside two hours away. She will get to all of the video games, all eight of our house video games. Every time I’ve days off, she’s two hours down the road and I get to see her. So she’s tremendous excited.”

Gronkowski’s mom will possible get to see extra than simply regular-season soccer too, because the Buccaneers at the moment have the fifth-best odds to win Tremendous Bowl LV on their house turf at Raymond James Stadium, in response to BetOnline. The Buccaneers have a number of work to do to get to that time, however Brady already has begun offseason exercises together with his new teammates. There’s nothing Tampa cannot accomplish in the event that they play their playing cards proper, and it will actually be fascinating if Brady leads the Buccaneers all the way in which to the playoffs for the primary time since 2007 and presumably the Tremendous Bowl.