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Rob Gronkowski
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Tight End

Arizona


College Position: Tight End
School: Arizona
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 265
Birthdate: 05-14-1989
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Tight End (2)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round with the #10 pick.
A good all-around tight end. Provides large red zone target with good hands and above average blocking skills.

Strengths

  • If healthy, he will challenge Jermaine Gresham and Aaron Hernandez to be the first tight end selected
  • Rare combination of size, hands and toughness
  • Good route runner
  • Above average blocker
  • Big target who uses his body well to shield off defenders and make the catch
  • Competitive
 

Weaknesses

  • Coming off back surgery and his medical exam play a major role in where he gets drafted
  • Needs to improve as a run blocker
  • Average speed

News

Week 10 Pickups of the Week - Nov 5 (Brian Bailey)
Week 16 Pickups of the Week - Dec 18 (Brian Bailey)
Week 15 Pickups of the Week - Dec 11 (Brian Bailey)
Week 14 Pickups of the Week - Dec 4 (Brian Bailey)
Week 13 Pickups of the Week - Nov 27 (Brian Bailey)
Week 12 Pickups of the Week - Nov 20 (Brian Bailey)
Week 9 Pickups of the Week - Oct 30 (Brian Bailey)
Dynasty Rookie Big Board - May 8 (Zach Bohner)
Fantasy Football Week 16 Tight End Rankings - Dec 24 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 15 Tight End Rankings - Dec 18 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 14 Tight End Rankings - Dec 9 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 13 Tight End Rankings - Dec 1 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 12 Tight End Rankings - Nov 24 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 11 Tight End Rankings - Nov 17 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 10 Tight End Rankings - Nov 11 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 9 Tight End Rankings - Nov 6 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Tight End Rankings - Oct 28 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 6 Tight End Rankings - Oct 13 (NFL Draft 101 Staff)
Fantasy Football Week 5 Tight End Rankings - Oct 7 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 4 Tight End Rankings - Oct 1 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 3 Tight End Rankings - Sep 24 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football Week 2 Tight End Rankings - Sep 16 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy Football 101: 2011 Tight End Rankings - Sep 3 (Doug Lancy)
Fantasy 101: Week 15 Pickups and Other Quick Hits - Dec 12 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: What We Learned From Week 1 - Sep 12 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: Risers and Fallers - Aug 30 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 32+ Thoughts As Drafts Come Into Focus - Aug 22 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Tight End Rankings #21 - 40 - Jul 26 (Chris Maier)
Fantasy Football 101: 2010 Quarterback Rankings #1 - 20 - Jul 4 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: PRE-Pre-Season All_Rookie Team - Offense - May 15 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC East - Apr 28 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: At First Glance - Winners and Losers - Apr 24 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Winners, Losers and More Through Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for AFC Teams (Day Two) - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: 20 Bold Predictions For Day Two - Apr 23 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Dan Wernery Plays GM for NFC Teams - Apr 15 (Dan Wernery)
Tim Tebow and the Florida Pro Day: How Did They Do? - Mar 17 (Chris Maier)
Pro Day Re-Cap: March 3rd - March 12th - Mar 13 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft Spotlight: Rob Gronkowski - Mar 5 (Raul Colon)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: Offensive Lineman and Tight Ends - Feb 27 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Quick Hits: Jimmy Clausen Measures Up - Feb 26 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft - Unofficial Declared Underclassmen List - Jan 15 (Chris Maier)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Holiday Bowl - Dec 29 (Dan Wernery)
Feeling a Draft: Week Three - Sep 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Top 10 TE prospects - Jul 5 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: Offensive Lineman and Tight Ends - Feb 21 (Chris Maier)

Mock Draft Results


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