Rob Gronkowski named to NFL's 100 All-Time team

Ryan Hannable
December 14, 2019 - 9:34 am
Categories: 

Over the past few weeks, the NFL has revealed its 100 All-Time team, with Bill Belichick being part of the series on NFL Network.

Listen to your team news NOW.

On Friday, the tight ends and offensive linemen were named and two former Patriots made the cut: Rob Gronkowski and John Hannah.

Gronkowski's 17 touchdown receptions in 2011 are the most ever by a tight end in a single season. He also has the most receiving touchdowns (12) by a tight end in playoff history, and he also has the most touchdown receptions (79) in Patriots history. 

He spent his entire nine-year career with the Patriots.

Meanwhile Hannah, was a seven-time First-Team All-Pro and a nine-time Pro Bowler. He's considered one of the greatest lineman ever to play the game. He also was with the Patriots for his entire career, which spanned from 1973-85.

Belichick also told a new story regarding Gronkowski's pre-draft visit.

Related: Tom Brady, Patriots remember Pete Frates