Thursday’s Mashup: Rob Gronkowski says he was hit in the head by a full beer can during Super Bowl parade

Lucy Burdge
February 07, 2019 - 6:06 am
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THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA: LA Lakers at Boston, 8 p.m. (TNT)
NBA: San Antonio at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Rob Gronkowski was on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night and revealed he was hit in the head with a full beer can during the Patriots Super Bowl parade on Tuesday.

“Full beer can right to the face,” Gronkowski said as he pointed to a cut on his face and recalled fans throwing things at the players on the Duck Boats during the parade.

“I was bleeding all over the parade on the Duck Boat,” he continued and said his dad, Gordie Gronkowski, was trying to keep all the beer cans away from him and even karate-kicked one.

Before the parade, Boston mayor Marty Walsh asked fans not to throw things at the players on the Duck Boats but it seems some of them didn’t listen.

-- It looks like Devin Hester is a little bitter.

Hester went after Julian Edelman on Instagram on Wednesday, commenting on a post from SportsCenter about Edelman’s success.

The post points out “Julian Edelman went from D-I afterthought to Super Bowl MVP,” and Hester wanted to add Edelman’s four-game PED suspension to the conversation.

Julian Edelman went from D-I afterthought to Super Bowl MVP --

A post shared by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) on

“Man how you think I would have turned out if I used PEDs ..... but congrats,” Hester commented. He also added a champagne bottle emoji to his jab.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I have a tremendous amount of respect for Greg and the way he runs his program and the job that he does.” -- Bill Belichick, on Greg Schiano in November 2017

 

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