NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss Sports Illustrated column by Andrew Brandt, and debate whether Rob Gronkowski was given any ‘free pass’ from fans and media. Phil Perry also breaks down his best options for replacing Rob Gronkowski, whether through the draft or free agency.
(1:00) Tom E. Curran discusses his run in with Rob Gronkowski on the streets of South Boston. (3:45) How did Gronkowski react to being asked if he would return mid-season? (7:00) Just how hard of a year did Rob Gronkowski have? Should we be giving him more space following his decision? (11:00) Reacting to Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Brandt column that Rob Gronkowski ‘get’s a free pass’ for his behavior. (14:00) Did Rob Gronkowski’s lifestyle off the field impact how long he was able to play? (16:00) Is Rob Gronkowski not the big partier everyone makes him out to be? (22:00) How will the Patriots be able to replace Gronk? Phil Perry gives his picks on the best options the Patriots have.