"I have never caught a pass from another quarterback and I don't intend to" - Jimmy Graham
NEW YORK -- All-Pro Rob Gronkowski agreed Friday to a six-year, $53 million extension with the New England Patriots, the richest contract for a tight end in NFL history.
Walker: Pats Make Wise Choice
WalkerThe Patriots had to set a hierarchy between pass-catchers Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Wes Welker. On Friday, New England made its choice -- and it was a wise one, James Walker writes. Blog
The six-year deal includes $16.5 million guaranteed. There is a $10 million option -- if exercised by the Patriots in 2015 -- that would extend the deal through '19.
Starting point of a new deal. 6 yr, 55 mill, probably 20 mill or more guaranteed.