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News Blitz 4/8: Derek Jeter and Rob Gronkowski?

Today’s News Blitz brings word of a Rob Gronkowski autobiography.

Admit it, we're all curious what exactly it's like to be Rob Gronkowski. And all a bit jealous of the life the Patriots fun-loving All-Pro tight end leads.

Well, thanks to former Yankees star Derek Jeter's budding media empire, we can all get a sneak peek into Gronk's world when his autobiography is released later this summer by Jeter’s publishing company, according to the Boston Globe.

In a more serious matter, the Globe relays that the NFL suspended Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount for a single game due to violations of the league's drug policy, dating back to his time with the Steelers last offseason.

The* Boston Herald* also has details of the Blount suspension. The Herald blog addresses the unlikely possibility that the Patriots could draft **Nebraska star pass rusher Randy Gregory**.

The Herald also has a business story noting that former Patriots cornerback Will Allen – who spent his only season in New England on injured reserve in 2012 – has been charged with fraud in an alleged $31 million Ponzi scheme.

The Providence Journal begins a series of Patriots draft previews with a look at the guard prospects.'s pre-draft "beyond the first round" series continues with the cornerback position. says football is king in Boston, where the Patriots and the NFL rule the sports landscape. The site also looks at Florida State cornerback Ronald Darby as a possible draft fit for New England.'s own prospect series highlights Ohio State tight end Jeff Heuerman. notes that former Patriots record-setting pass catcher Wes Welker is making a free agent visit to Miami, where he played with the Dolphins prior to a trade to New England in 2007. The site also has a fun look at the best athletes that personnel legend Gil Brandt has ever seen play, including Bo Jackson.

And Patriots fans probably won't argue the vote that named Super Bowl XLIX the greatest NFL game of all time.

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