Rob Gronkowski was often deemed as the standard of greatness, ever since he entered the league. The former New England Patriot’s second-round pick in 2010 was a dominating receiving and blocking force who went onto dominate each of his opposing line-ups, whenever he was at full health.

Robert Gronkowski
Robert Gronkowski

Although the likes of Travis Kelce and has developed into marquee franchise blocker over the years, NFL fans, recently went onto compare him with prime Rob Gronkowski. Plenty of football fanatics pointed out how Kelce is mightily talented but would be nowhere near Gronkowski, when the latter was at his prime.

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DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 17: Tight end Travis Kelce #87 of the Kansas City Chiefs smiles on the field before a game against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High on October 17, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

To those who live in a parallel universe and are unaware about the legendary tight end Rob Gronkowski – he is a 3xSuper Bowl Champ, a 5xPro Bowl selection and a 4xFirst tea All Pro-selection.

NFL Fans hail prime Rob Gronkowski over Travis Kelce and Tony Gonzalez

When Rob Gronkowski called time for the first time in his career, not many acknowledged his potential as the ‘greatest ever’ tight end. But since return in the 2020 season alongside Tom Brady in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers showcased just why, he has the potential to take over the league. Using his experience, he not only led the Bucs but managed to allow the other players to play with utmost freedom, by keeping his end locked. On the same note NFL Fans applauded him over the likes of Kelce and Gonzalez.

Given that Travis Kelce has time at his disposal to catch up to Rob Gronkowski and frame his own legacy as the greatest ever. Even then not many would agree that the 2020 Super Bowl Champ is second to any other player. Having made a name for himself against the top dogs, where do you rank Rob in the Top 5 tight end list?

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