Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski grew up in Western New York, so when he sees videos of tailgating Bills fans crashing through tables, he nods a knowing nod.
Because he’s been there.
Asked if he had ever destroyed such a table in his life, Gronkowski said the exact thing you’d expect Gronkowski to say.
“Not at a tailgate,” he said, via Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston. “But I’ve been through tables before. For sure. Family get-togethers. I’ve definitely been growing up [going] through tables.”
There should be, by law, more video of Gronkowski family get-togethers. It would be good for the country.
But Gronkowski creates his own highlights there, averaging six catches for 97 yards and a touchdown in games at Ralph Wilson Stadium, even though the fans make themselves heard and his job difficult.
“I love the atmosphere,” Gronkowski said. “It’s a football atmosphere no doubt….