Why did Gronk quit?

He won four Super Bowls. Three came with New England, where his body eventually betrayed him and hindered him from maximum gronking. He tore a knee ligament, broke his forearm, hurt his back. All that discomfort prompted him to retire, the first time, after the 2018 season, before he turned 30.

Did Gronk retire as Patriots?

Gronk indeed thanked the Patriots in a lengthy post back when he first retired in 2019. He took the following season off from football before joining Brady on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2021 and adding another Super Bowl ring to his collection.

Did Rob Gronkowski come out of retirement to play with Tom Brady?

Gronkowski previously retired after the 2018 season with the Patriots before coming out of retirement to join Brady in Tampa Bay. Following Gronkowski’s news, Brady released a statement praising his longtime friend.

Did Ron Gronkowski come out of retirement?

Why Rob Gronkowski retired… again. In his announcement, Gronkowski did not go into much detail about why he made the decision to retire, noting only that after a return from retirement to win a Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, he is going “back to chilling out.”