Had been Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski almost Raiders?

by Christina S. Brown
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May Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have ended up along with the Las Vegas Raiders? Dana White claims it nearly occurred.

The UFC President made the declare on an alternate broadcast for Saturday night time’s UFC 278 prelims, a present known as “UFC 278 With The Gronks,” which featured the NFL nice, his father Gordon, his 4 brothers and plenty of others, together with White.

So far as the story of Brady and Gronk almost becoming a member of forces with the Raiders, it was Gronkowski who pressed White to inform the story.

“Do I actually inform this story proper now?” White requested.

After Gronkowski gave the go-ahead, White went on to share the story.

“I labored to place that deal collectively,” White stated. ” … It was nearly a executed deal. And on the final minute, [head coach Jon] Gruden blew the deal up and stated that he did not need ’em. And all hell broke free, man. It was loopy.

“And Brady was already homes, and it wasn’t being stated but that Gronk was coming,” White added. “So Las Vegas would’ve had Brady and Gronk the 12 months that the Bucs received the Tremendous Bowl, besides Gruden blew the deal up.”

As an alternative, Brady signed with Tampa Bay in March 2020, and the New England Patriots traded Gronkowski to the Bucs a month later. Collectively, they helped Tampa Bay win the following Tremendous Bowl, a 31-9 rout of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.

“I used to be by no means gonna inform that story till Gronk simply stated it,” White stated.

“And Dana,” Gronkowski replied, “that’s precisely what occurred, and also you simply advised the story.”

Gronk added: “I am glad it didn’t undergo. All of it labored out for the perfect, man. I am glad we went to Tampa, man. It simply labored out. I like that place.”

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