Retired New England Patriots legend Rob Gronkowski not too long ago explained he believes head coach Invoice Belichick is “grandfather-claused in” and can solely depart the group this coming offseason if he and Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft “mutually agree” to half methods.
“He is received six Tremendous Bowls there,” Gronkowski mentioned of Belichick’s relationship with the Patriots. “He is the most effective coach of all time. It will be bizarre seeing him on one other crew.”
Belichick reportedly signed a contract extension earlier this 12 months that runs by way of the 2024 season and that might permit Kraft to accumulate compensation by buying and selling the coach’s companies to a different membership. Particularly, Belichick has been linked with the Washington Commanders, Los Angeles Chargers and Carolina Panthers, though it seems the Panthers will pursue youthful offensive minds come January.
Belichick turns 72 years outdated this coming April.
As shared by Mike Kadlick of Boston sports activities radio station WEEI, Gronkowski supplied comparable feedback about Belichick’s future throughout an look on the “Pardon My Take” podcast: