After all, they’ve played together since 2010, except for 2019 wherein Gronkowski had his first “retirement.”
Throughout those years, they’ve won four Super Bowls and have become best buddies.
Aside from their commercials, they have also recreated “Bad Boys For Life.”
The Buccaneers also gave them their online show, aptly named Tommy and Gronky.
However, Brady will have to continue his career without Gronkowski after the tight end announced his retirement.
This time, it’s for good because he has nothing left to play for.
He is the most accomplished tight end of all time and hasn’t spent a dime from his NFL money thanks to endorsements.
But Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, identified one scenario that will prompt his client to keep on playing.
It involves Brady, who had a comical response to the claim.
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) June 21, 2022
Rosenhaus said to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter that Gronkowski could still come out of retirement if Brady calls him during the season.
To which, the 44-year-old quarterback responded with a picture of a man who is trying to call someone.
Could this scenario happen if the Buccaneers struggle to get things going by the middle of the season?
Gronkowski Still Has Game
Last season, he had 802 yards and six touchdowns for Tampa Bay.
Those numbers would have been higher if he played more than 12 games.
While his production is nowhere near his 2011 numbers (1,327 yards, 17 touchdowns), he can still contribute to the Buccaneers.
Therefore, Gronkowski is nowhere near the end of the road.
He still has gas in the tank to help Brady and the Buccaneers, if need be.