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Rob Gronkowski not weighing in on best tight end in football debate

Erin Walsh
October 10, 2018 - 6:31 pm

Who is the best tight end in football, Rob Gronkowski or Travis Kelce?

With the Patriots and Chiefs meeting this Sunday night at Gillette Stadium that has been a big topic of conversation, but Gronkowski is staying out of it.

“I just try to be the best I can be every single week, do my job every single week,” Gronkowski told reporters. “The rankings and all that, the comparisons, all that, I’ll just leave that up to you guys, whatever you guys say. But I just try to do my best. I think he’s a great player and I’ve just got to worry about what I can do to help out the team.”

Gronkowski likes to watch Kelce play when he gets the chance to, adding he’s a great player.

“Oh, yeah I’ve definitely seen him play before,” said Gronkowski. “I’ve seen many other tight ends play before in the league and he’s quick, he’s shifty, which is very crucial to have. He knows how to get separation and get away from the defender. So he’s a great player. I like watching him play too when I get a chance.”

He added: “I mean, you can look for yourself. I think he’s a great player and can definitely learn from guys like that and just his shiftiness is nice.”

Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. Sunday night.