Not even the great Tom Brady can convince former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to come out of retirement this season.

Michele Steele of ESPN noted Gronkowski was pressed about the topic on Fox NFL Sunday and said:

“First off, I’m saying I love the guy,” when asked what he would answer if Brady asked him to return for the playoffs. “No, I’m not going back.”

Rich Eisen of NFL Network pointed out the five-time Pro Bowler would need to declare his intention to return by Saturday to be eligible for the playoff roster.

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