Tampa Bay Buccaneers standard supervisor Jason Licht mentioned he experienced “no strategy” if Rob Gronkowski was fascinated in coming out of retirement.
A 3-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots, Gronkowski, 30, introduced his retirement from the NFL in March last 12 months. But with Tom Brady possessing left the Patriots to join the Buccaneers, there has been discuss the pair could reunite in Tampa Bay.
Licht, even so, played down these solutions.
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“Well, he is performing a really fantastic career with WrestleMania suitable now. I have no strategy if he would want to enjoy,” Licht told reporters on a online video simply call Thursday. Gronkowski won the WWE 24/7 championship at the function earlier this month.
“I’ll hold this (convention) on the (NFL) Draft suitable now mainly because which is like inquiring about another player on another roster. He belongs to the New England Patriots. We are going to focus on the draft listed here and focus on players that are available.”
Still, the Buccaneers will have six-time Super Bowl winner Brady for next year.
Licht was delighted the staff Tampa Bay experienced developed was ample to encourage Brady to join.
“I have taken my fair share of criticism — a whole lot of it deserved — and I’ll never shy absent from that,” he mentioned. “But we’ve also experienced a whole lot of hits and brought in a whole lot of fantastic players that received us to this point . . . It feels extremely fantastic.
“It feels damn fantastic to have a player of Tom’s stature and the resume that he has, that he felt like this is a put in which he could appear and win. It feels damn fantastic.”