Rob Gronkowski is coming back to football.
In any case, the 30-year-old will exchange his pads and helmets for a suit and tie as he’ll be joining FOX Sports as a TV expert.
The previous tight end for the New England Patriots will make his presentation this Thursday on the Thursday Night Football pregame appear between the New York Giants and Patriots.
He’ll be joining Terry Bradshaw, Michael Strahan, Tony Gonzalez and Peter Schrager on the communicate.
“I’m extremely excited to be joining FOX Sports,” Gronkowski said in a statement. “For the past 25 years, they’ve offered viewers top-notch NFL programming from the field to the booth to the studio. Their deep talent roster is unmatched, which was important for me as I embark on this new chapter in my life because I’ll be able to learn from the best in the business.”
Gronkowski resigned after the Patriots won the Super Bowl last season, and there has been some hypothesis that he may attempt to make an arrival at some point this season.
While his joining FOX Sports as an expert doesn’t block him from coming back to the field, Gronkowski has all the earmarks of being content in retirement. He has spoken in the past about the torment he has needed to manage as a NFL player.
Gronkowski as of late collaborated up Abacus Health, a Rhode Island-based cannabidiol company, to advance CBD items.
The substance is prohibited by the NFL.
“We’re thrilled Rob chose FOX Sports for the next phase of his football life,” Zager said. “He is one of the most popular players to ever play the game and also one of the best tight ends in NFL history. His passion for the game and larger-than-life personality make him a perfect fit for FOX Sports.”