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Rob Gronkowski

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Height: 
6-6

Weight:

265

Age

28
Arizona
8 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Rob Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Rob Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • In 2011, set NFL single-season records for touchdowns (18) and receiving yards (1,327) by a tight end and became the first tight end in NFL history to lead the conference in scoring with 108 points.
  • Became the first tight end in NFL history with three straight 10-plus touchdown seasons (2010-12).
  • His five double-digit touchdown seasons (2010-12, 2014-15) are the most by a tight end in NFL history.
  • Became the only tight end in NFL history to post three seasons of 1,000 yards receiving and 10-plus touchdowns in 2011, 2014 and 2015.
  • Gronkowski's 74 overall touchdowns are the most in team history after he passed Stanley Morgan's previous best of 68 with a 53-yard reception in the win at Buffalo (10/30/16). His 73 receiving touchdowns also top Morgan's previous best of 67.
  • In 2015, became the seventh Patriots player to reach 5,000 yards, reaching the plateau in just his 72nd NFL game, the second fastest tight end to reach the milestone. Kellen Winslow reached 5,000 yards in his 69th NFL game.
  • Twenty-four 100-yard performances are tied for second-most and 72 touchdown receptions are thirdmost for a tight end in NFL history.
  • Gronkowski and QB Tom Brady have connected on 72 touchdown passes, most in team history, tied for sixth all-time and second most between a quarterback and tight end in NFL history.
  • Reached 60 touchdown receptions in just his 71st career game, third fastest behind Jerry Rice (69 games) and Lance Alworth (64 games).
  • Gronkowski recorded his 50th career touchdown reception in his 59th career game - 33 games (or two full seasons) earlier than the next fastest tight end. Antonio Gates reached 50 touchdown receptions in 92 games. Additionally, Gronkowski is the fifth player in NFL history to have 50 or more touchdown catches in his first five seasons, joining Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, Lance Alworth and Andre Rison.
  • Named NFL All-Pro in 2011 and Associated Press First-Team All-Pro in 2014 and 2015.
  • Earned Pro Bowl selections in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015.
  • Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team in 2010.
  • Finished his rookie season with 10 receiving touchdowns, establishing a record for most touchdown catches by a tight end in Patriots history and most touchdown receptions by a Patriots rookie. Only Mike Ditka (12) had more touchdowns as a rookie tight end in NFL history than Gronkowski's 10.
  • Owns team and NFL record for postseason touchdowns by a tight end with nine.
  • In 2015 with his 144-yard game in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24), Gronkowski joined Deion Branch (4), Julian Edelman (4) and Wes Welker (3) as the only Patriots to tally at least three 100-yard performances in the postseason. He also joined Vernon Davis (4), Keith Jackson (4) and Dallas Clark (3) as the only tight ends in NFL history with at least three 100- yard receiving games in the postseason.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (7/7)

  • Named a co-captain for the second-consecutive season.
  • Caught two passes for 33 yards in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Hauled in six passes for 116 yards, including a 53-yard touchdown reception before exiting the game in the third quarter due to injury in the victory at New Orleans (9/17). It was his 24th 100-yard receiving game, moving him into a second-place tie with Kellen Winslow and trailing only Tony Gonzalez’s 31 100-yard receiving games by a tight end.
  • Caught eight passes for 89 yards including a touchdown in the win vs. Houston (9/24). His five-yard, first quarter touchdown reception was the 70th of his career, making him the fastest tight end to 70 touchdown receptions in NFL history, accomplishing the feat in his first 91 games.
  • Also had one pass defensed playing defense on a final Hail Mary throw from Houston. It was the fourth such time he has appeared in a prevent defense formation, appearing twice in 2011 (10/16/11, 10/30/11) and once in the divisional playoff in 2014 (1/10/15).
  • Started and caught four passes for 80 yards, including a 43-yard reception in the second quarter that moved him past Wes Welker as the the player with the most career receiving yards from Tom Brady with 6,338 career yards in the game vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Was inactive due to injury in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Started at tight end and hauled in six passes for 83 yards, including two touchdown passes in the victory at N.Y. Jets (10/15). It was the 15th time Gronkowski has scored two or more touchdowns in a game, tying WR Randy Moss for the most such games in franchise history.
  • Started at tight end and caught three passes for 51 yards in the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Started at tight end and caught five passes for 57 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown pass that moved him into fifth place on the Patriots all-time scoring list with 444 total points during the victory vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29).

2016 (8/6)

  • Named a co-captain for the first time.
  • Played in eight regular-season games with six starts and tallied 25 receptions for 540 yards and three scores before being placed on Injured Reserve on Dec. 3 with a back injury.
  • Became the sixth New England Patriots player to reach 400 receptions. Entered the Buffalo (10/30/16) game with 397 receptions and caught five passes to increase his career total to 402 receptions. He is the 35th tight end to reach 400 receptions.
  • Was inactive due to injury in the season-opening night win at Arizona (9/11), the home-opener vs. Miami (9/18) and at San Francisco (11/20).
  • Eclipsed 100 yards receiving three times in the regular season:
    • Week 5 at Cleveland (109)
    • Week 6 vs. Cincinnati (162)
    • Week 8 at Buffalo (109)
  • Passed former Patriot TE Ben Coates on the list of receiving yards among NFL tight ends after making his first reception of the season with an 11-yard catch in the fourth quarter vs. Buffalo (10/2) to reach 5,566 career yards.
  • Made his first start of 2016 and finished with five receptions for 109 yards in the win at Cleveland (10/9). 
  • Finished with seven receptions for a career-high 162 receiving yards in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16). Moved past Irving Fryar into fourth place on the Patriots all-time receiving leaders list with 5,837 career yards. Caught his first touchdown pass of the 2016 season with a 4-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter to increase his career total to 67 touchdowns. 
  • Tied Stanley Morgan for the most touchdowns overall and most touchdown receptions in team history with his 36-yard score in the win at Pittsburgh (10/23). Finished the game with four receptions for 93 yards.
  • Moved past Stanley Morgan for the most touchdowns overall and most touchdown receptions in team history with his 53-yard score in the win at Buffalo (10/30) for his 69th touchdown overall and his 68th touchdown reception. The 53-yard touchdown reception was the second-longest reception of his career. Also became the sixth New England Patriots player to reach 400 receptions and the 14th NFL tight end to reach 6,000 yards after finishing the game with five catches for 109 yards. His performance marked his third 100-yard game of the 2016 season and the 23rd of his career to move him out of a third-place tie with Jackie Smith for sole possession of the third-most 100-yard games by an NFL tight end with 23.
  • Caught three passes for 56 yards vs. Seattle (11/13) before leaving the game due to injury.
  • Returned to action in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27) after missing the game at San Francisco due to injury and made the start at tight end before leaving the contest early with an injury.

2015 (15/15, 2/2)

  • Earned his fourth career Pro Bowl invitation.
  • Named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team, was named to the Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL Team and to the Sporting News All-Pro Team after leading all NFL tight ends with 1,176 receiving yards and tied for second among tight ends with 11 touchdowns.
  • Started all 15 regular-season games he played and registered 72 receptions for 1,176 yards and 11 touchdowns.
  • Became the only tight end in NFL history with three 1,000-yard receiving and double-digit touchdown seasons and the first at his position with five seasons of 10 or more touchdowns.
  • Eclipsed 100 yards receiving five times in the regular season and once in the playoffs:
    • Week 2 at Buffalo (113)
    • Week 3 vs. Jacksonville (101)
    • Week 7 vs. N.Y. Jets (108)
    • Week 8 vs. Miami (113)
    • Week 10 at N.Y. Giants (113)
    • AFC Championship Game at Denver (144)
  • Started both playoff games and caught 15 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Was inactive vs. Philadelphia (12/6) due to injury.
  • Hauled in five receptions for 94 yards and three touchdowns to tie his single game career high vs. Pittsburgh (9/10). His fourth career three-TD performance tied the Patriots record for most games with three or more touchdowns.
  • Caught seven passes for 113 yards and one touchdown at Buffalo (9/20).
  • Tallied four catches for 101 yards in the win vs. Jacksonville (9/27).
  • Caught a career-high 11 passes for 108 yards in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (10/25). 
  • Caught six passes for 113 yards, including a 47-yard  touchdown in the win vs. Miami (10/29). The game marked the third time in his career that Gronkowski has posted back-to-back 100-yard performances.
  • Caught five passes for 113 yards at N.Y. Giants (11/15),  including a 76-yard touchdown that marked the longest reception of his career.
  • Caught six passes for 88 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown before leaving the game with a knee injury in the fourth quarter at Denver (11/29).
  • Returned to action in the win at Houston (12/13) after missing one game due to injury. Caught four passes for 87 yards and a one-yard touchdown. 
  • Caught four passes for 86 yards at N.Y. Jets (12/27), including a 30-yard reception that pushed Gronkowski past Ben Coates (5,471) to become the Patriots all-time leader in receiving yards by a tight end.
  • Caught seven passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16). His two-touchdown performance marks the second multi-touchdown game of Gronkowski's postseason career. 
  • Caught eight passes for 144 yards and a 4-yard touchdown with 0:12 remaining in the game in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24). His 144-yard game marked his third 100-yard receiving performance in the postseason, one shy of the team record held by Deion Branch.

2014 (15/10, 3/3)

  • Earned his third career Pro Bowl invitation.
  • Named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team, was named to the Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL Team, the MMQB All-Pro Team and to the Sporting News All-Pro Team after leading all NFL tight ends with 1,124 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns.
  • Also named Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year, PFWA Comeback Player of the Year and Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year after missing the final three games of the 2013 regular-season and playoffs with a knee injury.
  • Played in 15 regular-season games with 10 starts and compiled 82 receptions for 1,124 yards and 12 touchdowns.
  • Eclipsed 100 yards receiving three times in the regular season and once in the playoffs:
    • Week 5 vs. Cincinnati (100)
    • Week 8 vs. Chicago (149)
    • Week 9 vs. Denver (105)
    • AFC Divisional Playoff vs. Baltimore (108)
  • Started all three playoff games and caught 16 passes for 204 yards and three touchdowns, one in each game.
  • Was inactive for the regular-season finale vs. Buffalo (12/28).
  • Joined Jimmy Graham as the only tight ends in NFL history to post multiple seasons of 1,000 yards receiving and 10-plus touchdowns.
  • Scored 10-plus touchdowns for the fourth time - tied with Antonio Gates for most by a tight end in NFL history and most in team history.
  • Posted six catches for 100 yards and one touchdown in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/5).
  • Tied career highs in receptions and touchdowns with nine catches for 149 yards and three scores in the win vs. Chicago (10/26).
  • Led the team in receiving with a career-high-tying nine catches for 105 yards and one touchdown in the win vs. Denver (11/2). With the touchdown, he became the fastest tight end in NFL history to record 50 touchdown catches.
  • Started and caught four passes for 71 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown in which he broke several tackles, in the win at Indianapolis (11/16), moving him into second place on the Patriots all-time receiving touchdown list with 51 career touchdown catches.
  • Became the first tight end in NFL history with four 10-plus touchdown seasons after catching eight passes for 87 yards and one touchdown in the win at San Diego (12/7). San Diego's Antonio Gates achieved the same milestone one week later. Passed Randy Moss and Corey Dillon (3) for most 10-plus touchdown seasons in Patriots history.
  • Posted seven receptions for a game-high 108 yards and one touchdown in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10). It was his second career 100-yard postseason game and his 46-yard reception in the first quarter was the longest in his playoff career.
  • Recorded three receptions for 28 yards and one touchdown in the AFC Championship Game win vs. Indianapolis (1/18).
  • Started and played every offensive snap in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1), finishing with six catches for 68 yards and one touchdown. His 22-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was his sixth career postseason touchdown catch, tied for the second most by a tight end in NFL postseason history.

2013 (7/6)

  • Played in seven regular-season contests and made six starts. Caught 39 passes for 592 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Posted three 100-yard receiving games in 2013:
    • Week 7 at N.Y. Jets (114)
    • Week 9 vs. Pittsburgh (143)
    • Week 13 at Hosuton (127)
  • Missed all of training camp and was inactive for the first six games of the season with a back injury.
  • Was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 9 after suffering a knee injury vs. Cleveland (12/8).
  • Returned to action at N.Y. Jets (10/20) after missing the first six games of the season; started and led the team with a then regular-season career-high tying eight receptions for 114 yards. It was his 10th career 100-yard game, passing Ben Coates to set a new team record.
  • Set a new career high with nine receptions and added to his team record with his 11th 100-yard receiving game as a tight end, with 143 yards vs. Pittsburgh (11/3). Also caught his 39th touchdown pass from Brady, tying him with Randy Moss for the most touchdown receptions received from Brady.
  • Caught his 40th career touchdown pass from Tom Brady at Carolina (11/18), moving him past Randy Moss for the most touchdown receptions received from Brady.
  • Caught seven passes for 90 yards vs. Denver (11/24) including a key touchdown that cut the Broncos’ lead to 24-21 in the comeback overtime win.
  • Compiled six receptions for 127 yards and a touchdown in his fourth straight game at Houston (12/1).
  • Caught two passes for 32 yards vs. Cleveland (12/8) before leaving with a knee injury and did not return.

2012 (11/11, 1/1)

  • Earned Pro Bowl honors for the second consecutive season.
  • Became the first tight end in NFL history with three straight 10-plus touchdown seasons - 2010 (10), 2011 (18), 2012 (11).
  • Started all 11 games in which he played and caught 55 passes for 790 yards (14.4 avg) and 11 touchdowns.
  • Injured his arm late in the win vs. Indianapolis (11/18), missed the next five games and returned for the regular season finale vs. Miami (12/30).
  • Started the Divisional Playoff game vs. Houston but left in the first quarter with an arm injury and did not return.
  • Was placed on Injured Reserve with an arm injury on Jan. 17, 2013.
  • Was inactive due to injury at Jacksonville (12/23), vs. San Francisco (12/16), vs. Houston (12/10), at Miami (12/2) and at N.Y. Jets (11/22).
  • Became the first tight end in NFL history with three straight 10-plus touchdown seasons after catching two TDs in the win vs. Indianapolis (11/18). Caught seven passes for 137 yards (19.6 avg )and two scores for the 12th game of his career with two or more touchdown receptions in a game and his third time doing so in 2012. Left in the fourth quarter with an arm injury.
  • Compiled three 100-yard receiving games in 2012:
    • Week 4 vs. Buffalo (104)
    • Week 9 at St. Louis (146)
    • Week 11 vs. Indianapolis (137)
  • Also posted three multi-TD performances:
    • Week 7 vs. N.Y. Jets
    • Week 8 at St. Louis
    • Week 11 vs. Indianapolis
  • Caught three passes for 31 yards (10.3 avg) and a touchdown in win vs. Buffalo (11/11). Now has at least one touchdown in each of his six career regular season games against the Bills, totaling nine scores.
  • Had his most productive game of the season with eight receptions for 146 yards (18.3 avg) and two touchdowns in the win at St. Louis (10/28).
  • Caught six passes for 78 yards (13.0 avg) and two touchdowns in overtime win vs. N.Y. Jets (10/21), marking the 10th game of his career with two or more touchdowns.

2011 (16/16, 3/3)

  • Started all 16 games, setting NFL tight end records for receiving yards (1,327), receiving touchdowns (17) and total touchdowns (18).
  • Started all three playoff games including Super Bowl XLVI and caught 17 passes for 258 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Earned several prestigious accolades including Associated Press: First Team All-Pro, Sports Illustrated All-Pro, ProFootball Weekly All-NFL Team, The Sporting News All-Pro, AFC Pro Bowl starter and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Wk. 14 vs. Washington).
  • Caught five passes for 87 yards (17.4 avg.) in a start in the AFC Championship game vs. Baltimore (1/22).
  • Started at tight end and tied an NFL record with three postseason touchdown catches in the Divisional Playoff game vs. Denver (1/14). Registered the Patriots 15th postseason 100-yard receiving game with 145 yards on 10 receptions.
  • Set the NFL all-time record for receiving touchdowns by a tight end in a single season and earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week by catching six passes for a career-high 160 yards (26.7 avg.) and two touchdowns at Washington (12/11).
  • Joined Dallas Clark, Jimmy Graham, Tony Gonzalez and Todd Christiansen as the only tight ends in NFL history with 90-plus receptions, 1,000-plus yards and 10-plus touchdown receptions in a single season when he caught 90 passes for 1,327 yards and 17 touchdowns.
  • Became the first Patriots tight end to ever score a rushing touchdown and the first in the NFL since Tennessee’s Bo Scaife in 2006. He is the first tight end since the 1970 merger to have two receiving touchdowns and a rushing touchdown in the same game.
  • Scored 10 or more touchdowns in back-to-back seasons (10 in 2010; 18 in 2011). Became the second tight end ever to have back to back 10-plus touchdown seasons, joining Antonio Gates (2004-05).
  • Accumulated five 100-yard receiving games.
  • Led the AFC in scoring among non-kickers with 108 points. Finished second in the NFL behind Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy’s 120 points. It is the first time in NFL history a tight end has led his conference in points scored.
  • Scored two or more touchdowns in seven games. The seven games with two or more touchdowns is an NFL record for a tight end. Antonio Gates (San Diego in 2004) and Jerry Smith (Washington in 1967) each had four two-touchdown games.
  • Recorded the 13th season in NFL history by a tight end with at least 90 receptions.
  • Strung together a team record six consecutive games with at least one TD.
  • Became the second player in NFL history to rush for a touchdown, catch a touchdown, record a tackle, return and return a kickoff in a season joining Bo Scaife (Tennessee, 2006).

2010 (16/11, 1/1)

  • Played in 16 games with 11 starts and finished the season with 42 receptions for 546 yards and 10 touchdowns.
  • Had 10 receiving touchdowns to establish a record for most touchdown catches by a tight end in Patriots history and most touchdown receptions by a Patriots rookie. His 10 touchdowns rank second in NFL history for touchdowns by a rookie tight end. Only Mike Ditka had more touchdowns as a rookie tight end (12).
  • Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team.
  • Became the fourth Patriots player all-time to record 10 or more touchdown receptions in a season, joining Randy Moss (three times), Stanley Morgan (twice) and Jim Colclough (once).
  • His 42 receptions were the second most receptions by a rookie tight end in Patriots history.
  • Played in and started his first NFL game in the season opener vs. Cincinnati (9/12) and scored his first career touchdown on his first career catch, a 1-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the fourth quarter.
  • Became the first Patriots rookie to catch three touchdown passes in a game at Pittsburgh (11/14). He finished with 72 yards on five catches, scoring on a 19-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter, a 9-yard pass in the third quarter and a 25-yarder in the fourth quarter against the Steelers.
  • Posted his second multiple-touchdown game of his career with two touchdowns at Buffalo (12/26).
  • Registered his first 100-yard receiving game vs. Miami (1/2), totaling a career-high 102 yards on six receptions, including a career-long 28-yard reception.

COLLEGE

  • In two seasons at Arizona, Gronkowski registered more receptions, receiving yards, and touchdown catches than any other tight end in school history.
  • His 75 receptions and 1,197 yards surpassed previous career records held by Mark Keel. 
  • Honors and Awards (2009): Named to the Watch Lists for the Maxwell Award (nation's most outstanding player), John Mackey Award (nation's most outstanding tight end), and the Rotary Lombardi Award.
  • Missed the entire 2009 season after undergoing back surgery. 
  • Honors and Awards (2008): First-team All-Pac-10 Conference choice by the league's coaches and media, adding third-team All-American honors from the Associated Press, Named to the Watch List for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the nation's most outstanding tight end. Selected John Mackey Tight End of the Week twice (vs. Washington, at Oregon). 
  • Set new season records for Arizona tight ends in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdowns as a sophomore.
  • Honors and Awards (2007): Freshman All-American selection by Sporting News and Rivals.com in 2007, TSN freshman All-Pac-10 Conference and honorable mention All-Pac-10 from the league's coaches.​

EXTRA POINTS

  • Rob and his older brothers Chris (DAL, IND, DEN, SD) and Dan (DET, DEN, NE, CLE) are one of just 10 families to ever have had at least three brothers playing in the NFL at the same time. 
  • Rob and brother Dan were the first brother tight end tandem and only the fourth set of brothers to be on the Patriots active roster together in 2011.
  • His father, Gordon, lettered as an offensive guard at Syracuse (1977-81) and his great-grandfather, Ignatius Gronkowski, was a member of the 1924 U.S. Olympic cycling team in Paris. 

PERSONAL

  • Born May 14, 1989, to Diane and Gordon Gronkowski. 
  • Has four brothers, Gordie, Dan, Chris, and Glenn.
  • His father Gordon owns a string of national fitness retail outlets and lettered as an offensive guard at Syracuse (1977-81).
  • Athleticism runs in the family, as brother Gordie was selected in the 49th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Angels.
    • Dan played briefly for the Patriots in 2011 and several other teams after four-year career at Maryland (2005-08).
    • Chris, was a teammate of Dan's at Maryland before transferring to Arizona, where he was Rob's teammate, playing H-Back for the Wildcats (2008-09).
    • Glenn is a rookie fullback on the Buffalo Bills.
    • His great-grandfather, Ignatius Gronkowski, was a member of the 1924 U.S. Olympic cycling team in Paris.
  • Attended Williamsville North High School (N.Y.) for three years before moving to Pittsburgh, and enrolling at Woodland Hills High School, where he played tight end and defensive end.
  • Earned University of Arizona Student-Athlete of the Month honors for April, 2008 as a pre-business major.

HONORS & AWARDS

2015

  • NFL Pro Bowl
  • Associated Press All-Pro First Team
  • Sporting News All-Pro Team
  • Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL Team

2014

  • NFL Pro Bowl
  • Associated Press All-Pro First Team
  • Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL Team
  • MMQB All-Pro Team
  • Sporting News All-Pro Team
  • Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year
  • PFWA Comeback Player of the Year
  • Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year

2012

  • AFC Pro Bowl
  • Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL Team

2011

  • AFC Pro Bowl
  • Associated Press All-Pro
  • Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team
  • Sporting News All-Pro
  • Sports Illustrated All-Pro
  • AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Wk 14)

2010

  • USA Today All-Joe Team
  • Pepsi Rookie Player of the Week (Wk. 14 at Chicago)
  • Pepsi Rookie Player of the Week (Wk. 17 vs. Miami)

ROOKIE TE RECORDS

  • Gronkowski finished 2010 with 10 touchdowns to establish a record for most touchdown catches by a rookie tight end in Patriots history. He became the first Patriots rookie to ever record three touchdowns in a game (at Pittsburgh, 11/14). Gronkowski also set a Patriots rookie record for receiving touchdowns in a season.

PATRIOTS TE RECORDS

  • It took Gronkowski just five seasons to move into first place on the Patriots all-time scoring list among tight ends (69 touchdowns, 68 rec, 1 rush).
  • He currently has 74 touchdowns which is the most for Patriots Tight Ends in history

FASTEST TO 20 TDS

  • Gronkowski reached 20 career touchdowns faster than any tight end in NFL history (26 games) with a two-TD performance vs. Kansas City (11/21/11). Pro Football Hall of Fame TE Mike Ditka previously held the record, achieving the feat in 31 games.

FASTEST TO 60 TDS

  • Rob Gronkowski became the fifth NFL tight end with 60 career touchdowns (65 receiving and 1 rushing) when he scored on a 25-yard reception in the third quarter at Indianapolis (10/18/15). He reached the feat in just 70 games, the fastest among all tight ends that have 60 career touchdowns.

RECORD PRODUCTION

  • In 2011, Rob Gronkowski joined Dallas Clark, Jimmy Graham, Tony Gonzalez and Todd Christiansen as the only tight ends in NFL history with 90-plus receptions, 1,000-plus yards and 10-plus touchdown receptions in a single season. 

NFL RECORD FOR 10-TD SEASONS

  • Gronkowski is the only tight end in NFL history with five 10-plus touchdown seasons. Gronkowski had three straight 10- plus TD seasons (2010-12) to tie a team record with Randy Moss and Corey Dillon.
  • Tight Ends with most 10-plus TD seasons in NFL History: Rob Gronkowski - 5 (10 - 2010, 18 - 2011, 11 - 2012 & 12 - 2014, 11 - 2015)

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2017NE994162015.1535-----10
2016NE862554021.6533-------
2015NE1515721,17616.37611-------
2014NE1510821,12413.74612-------
2013NE763959215.2504-------
2012NE11115579014.44111-----11
2011NE1616901,32714.7521712221--
2010NE161142546132810-----11
TOTAL4466,71515.176731222132

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
11@OAKW 33-833712.3140-------
10@DENW 41-1647418.5260-------
8LACW 21-1355711.4261-------
7ATLW 23-735117270-------
6@NYJW 24-1768313.8332-------
5@TBW 19-14------------
4CARL 30-3348020430-------
3HOUW 36-3388911.1221-----10
2@NOW 36-20611619.3531-------
1KCL 27-4223316.5170-------

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2017NE94162015.168.9535102331
2016NE82554021.667.5533121190
2015NE15721,17616.378.47611225520
2014NE15821,12413.774.94612191600
2013NE73959215.284.6504101310
2012NE115579014.471.84111131451
2011NE16901,32714.782.95217223690
2010NE16425461334.12810110301
TOTAL 974466,71515.169.27673119143393

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2017NE9------------
2016NE8------------
2015NE15------------
2014NE15------------
2013NE7------------
2012NE11------------
2011NE1610.1220.1121100000
2010NE16------------
TOTAL 9710220121100000

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2017NE9---------
2016NE8---------
2015NE15155500000
2014NE15---------
2013NE7---------
2012NE11100000000
2011NE16111111100000
2010NE16---------
TOTAL 973165.31100000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE910-----0100
2016NE8-------0---
2015NE15---1-0-0---
2014NE15-------0---
2013NE7-------0---
2012NE1111-----0000
2011NE16-------0---
2010NE1611-----0000
TOTAL 9732-10000100

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE9-00001-----
2016NE80---0------
2015NE15110000-----
2014NE150---0------
2013NE7110000-----
2012NE11110000-----
2011NE16220000-----
2010NE160---0------
TOTAL 97550001000-0

preseason

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
108/10/2017JAXL 31-2400------------
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-2711------------
308/25/2017@DETW 30-281119-90-------
408/31/2017NYGL 40-3800------------
TOTAL 2219-90-------

regular season

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
109/07/2017KCL 42-2711233-170-------
209/17/2017@NOW 36-20116116-531-------
309/24/2017HOUW 33-3611889-221-----10
410/01/2017CARL 33-3011480-430-------
510/05/2017@TBW 19-1400------------
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-1711683-332-------
710/22/2017ATLW 7-2311351-270-------
810/29/2017LACW 13-2111557-261-------
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-1611474-260-------
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-811337-140-------
TOTAL 9941620-535-----10

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Atlanta Falcons135117273-010
Carolina Panthers148020433-011
Denver Broncos147418.5264-020
Houston Texans188911.1225-110
Kansas City Chiefs123316.5172-000
Los Angeles Chargers155711.4264-110
New Orleans Saints1611619.3535-121
New York Jets168313.8334-220
Oakland Raiders133712.3143-000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division83553715.35329-382
vs AFC Teams62837313.33322-460
vs NFC Teams313247195311-142
vs Own Division168313.8334-220

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
November2711115.9267-020
October41827115.14314-351
September31623814.95312-231

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)133712.3143-000
Gillette Stadium52231014.14317-241
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1611619.3535-121
MetLife Stadium168313.8334-220
Raymond James Stadium0---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High147418.5264-020

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses2611318.8435-011
Wins73550714.55328-591

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)123316.5172-000
Sundays83958715.15331-5102

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Atlanta Falcons1------
Carolina Panthers1------
Denver Broncos1------
Houston Texans110---0
Kansas City Chiefs1------
Los Angeles Chargers1-----0
New Orleans Saints1-----0
New York Jets1-----0
Oakland Raiders1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division810---0
vs AFC Teams610---0
vs NFC Teams3-----0
vs Own Division1-----0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
November2------
October4-----0
September310---0

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)1------
Gillette Stadium510---0
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1-----0
MetLife Stadium1-----0
Raymond James Stadium0------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses2------
Wins710---0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays810---0

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons10----------
Carolina Panthers10----------
Denver Broncos10----------
Houston Texans1-00001-----
Kansas City Chiefs10----------
Los Angeles Chargers10---0------
New Orleans Saints10---0------
New York Jets10---0------
Oakland Raiders10----------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers00----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division8-00001-----
vs AFC Teams6-00001-----
vs NFC Teams30---0------
vs Own Division10---0------

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
November20----------
October40---0------
September3-00001-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)10----------
Gillette Stadium5-00001-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome10---0------
MetLife Stadium10---0------
Raymond James Stadium00----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses20----------
Wins7-00001-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)10----------
Sundays8-00001-----

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Grass2711115.9267-020
Turf734509155326-582

Receiving splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Home Games52231014.14317-241
Road Games41931016.35316-361

Receiving splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Ahead2438115.95320-161
Ahead by 1-8 Points1424817.75312-131
Ahead by 9-16 Points78512.1265-020
Behind1111810.7257-220
Behind by 1-8 Points9808.9225-210
Behind by 9-16 Points23819252-010
Tied612120.2436-221

Receiving splits - HALF

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Half2335915.65320-462
2nd Half1826114.53313-140
Last Two Minutes of Half56613.2225-110

Receiving splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line5285.6144-300
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line1217914.9339-140
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line34615.3252-010
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line2136717.55318-152

Receiving splits - QUARTERS

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
1st Quarter914716.3538-221
2nd Quarter1421215.14312-241
3rd Quarter915216.9337-130
4th Quarter910912.1266-010
4th Quarter within 745614262-010

Receiving splits - MARGIN

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Margin 0-7318252144312-341
Margin 15+51831117.35317-151
Margin 8-14155711.4264-110