Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski almost traded to Lions, threatened to retire

Patriots vs Lions report card Grading New England's defense

Patriots vs Lions report card Grading New England's defense

The predictability forced Brady to throw the ball late in the game once Detroit took a 23-10 lead early in the fourth quarter.

One of the more intriguing storylines of what was an unusually odd offseason in New England, (complete with an equally unusual press conference from Gronkowski), numerous reports indicated that Gronkowski threatened to retire had the Patriots traded him.

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It's worth noting that both Brady and Gronkowski skipped all of the Patriots' voluntary workouts this past offseason, and that both reworked their contracts with performance-based incentives that could pay them closer to market value.

It got to the point, according to the report, that Gronkowski was so unhappy with almost becoming a Lion that he wouldn't return any phone calls from the Detroit organization.

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"We just didn't do anything well enough to give ourselves a chance to win", Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. According to Schefter, the Lions were actually "deep into trade discussions" with the Patriots during the week of the NFL Draft, but talks were shut down when Gronk said he didn't want to play for the Lions, or anywhere other than New England.

The Patriots finally called off the trade, likely leaving the Lions very disappointed. He's signed through 2019. Perhaps, that led to the Patriots shopping the All-Pro around. With Julian Edelman suspended, this offense has struggled through the first two weeks.

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Through three games, the Brady-Gronkowski connection has seen No. 87 total 13 catches for 189 yards and a touchdown. The two were atop the Patriots receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns list past year, combining for 134 catches, 2,166 yards, and 15 touchdowns.

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