Patriots Sign Glenn Gronkowski To Taxi Squad

The Patriots have added another member of the Gronkowski family to their organization, as they’ve agreed to sign fullback Glenn Gronkowski to their practice squad, reports Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Glenn, of course, is the younger brother of New England tight end Rob Gronkowski.Glenn Gronkowski (vertical)

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The younger Gronkowski signed with the AFC East rival Bills this year as an undrafted free agent from Kansas State and cracked their Week 1 roster, but the team cut him after its opening loss to the Ravens. Gronkowski auditioned for the Patriots in mid-September, and the club has now decided to add him to their taxi squad.

In order to create a practice squad roster spot for Gronkowski, the Patriots have cut wide receiver Da’Ron Brown, according to Doug Kyed of NESN (Twitter link). New England had just signed Brown earlier this week.

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  1. Connorsoxfan

    You can’t cut a guy with a great name like Da’Ron Bron. It’ll never top last year’s name that had like 3 apostrophes… Ish’mal’iy’e Kitchen or something ridiculous.

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