Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski retires

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Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement from the NFL via an Instagram post on Sunday. After nine seasons with the New England Patriots, he is putting an end to a career in which he transcended the tight end position and was one of the league's most colorful personalities.

Fantasy Impact: 

The Patriots apparently made a late push to sign Jared Cook before he signed with the Saints. The Patriots did sign Matt LaCosse and have Jacob Hollister, Stephen Anderson and Ryan Izzo on the roster. This is obviously a blow to Tom Brady's 2019 outlook.

Filed Under: 2019, Preseason