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Tom Brady explains why he told Rob Gronkowski to 'stand up' in win vs. Chiefs

Ryan Hannable
October 15, 2018 - 12:30 pm

Late in the second quarter of Sunday's Patriots-Chiefs game, NBC audio picked up Tom Brady telling Rob Gronkowski to "stand up," and then the clip went viral.

Monday morning on Kirk & Callahan, Brady explained the reasoning behind it.

"The formation was for him to be in a stance, but based on something I saw, I just wanted him to make sure he had good body presence on (Dee) Ford," Brady said. "Ford was just screaming off the edge most of the night."

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