The Tampa Bay Buccaneers desperately wanted to trade for Rob Gronkowski and were willing to throw in even some of their most valuable assets.
Rob Gronkowski requested a trade to Tampa Bay on Tuesday not because his former QB Tom Brady is currently there but because he appears to believes the Buccaneers are actually pirates.
A Boston man nearing the end of his professional career this week announced he was moving his family to Florida to prepare for retirement.
Minutes after winning the AL Wild Card game over the A's, the Tampa Rays headed to a local Applebee's to celebrate.
"That's definitely been the biggest adjustment for me. It really came as a shock at first, but if you think about it, it makes sense," Winston told reporters assembled at Buccaneers minicamp. "In college, good teams might have six or seven potential NFL criminals, but once you get to the league, even the 53rd guy on the roster can be a top-level criminal."