Now-retired Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has done everything within his power to let you know that he’s truly retired.
It began with Gronk’s novel of an Instagram post thanking pretty much everybody possible, and has continued with agent Drew Rosenhaus handling the media circuit. The Patriots have even moved the 29-year-old Gronkowski to the reserve/retired list.
But New York Jets safety Jamal Adams still isn’t buying it.
“He’ll be back,” Adams told reporters on Thursday night at the team’s jersey unveiling ceremony. “He’ll be back. He’s not fooling me.”
This isn’t the first time Adams has discussed Gronkowski’s retirement.
“I like going against the best, and obviously, he was the best,” Adams, who said he was upset with Gronkowski’s decision to call it quits, said earlier this offseason. “I hope he comes back. I know he will. I don’t believe it yet.”
While you enjoy Adams’ competitive spirit, it’s a seemingly odd wish, as Gronkowski straight-up torched New York throughout his career, with 68 catches for 818 yards and nine touchdowns in 15 games against the Green.