According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, tight end Rob Gronkowski doesn't now plan to participate in the team's voluntary offseason conditioning program set to begin Monday.The development follows months of speculation regarding Gronkowski's desire to continue his career.
The source, however, indicated there has been communication with the Patriots and Gronkowski's camp recently.
"I don't know how you heard that, but I am definitely going to look at my future, for sure", Gronkowski said. "I'll sit down in the next couple of weeks and see where I'm at".
Report: Gronk to miss beginning of Patriots off-season workouts
In the report posted at Twitter, Schefter compares Gronkowski to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who also won't be present on the first day of the program.
Gronk has still not committed to playing this season.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Friday that not all Patriots players would be present on Monday.
The Patriots will open their voluntary offseason workouts on Monday. There yet to be any clear indication of whether Gronkowski will return to action for the 2018 campaign.
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