Were Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski almost Raiders?

May Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have ended up along with the Las Vegas Raiders? Dana White claims it virtually occurred.

The UFC President made the declare on an alternate broadcast for Saturday evening’s UFC 278 prelims, a present known as “UFC 278 With The Gronks,” which featured the NFL nice, his father Gordon, his 4 brothers and lots of others, together with White.

So far as the story of Brady and Gronk almost becoming a member of forces with the Raiders, it was Gronkowski who pressed White to inform the story.

“Do I really tell this story right now?” White requested.

After Gronkowski gave the go-ahead, White went on to share the story.

“I worked to put that deal together,” White mentioned. ” … It was almost a done deal. And at the last minute, [head coach Jon] Gruden blew the deal up and said that he didn’t want ’em. And all hell broke loose, man. It was crazy.

“And Brady was already homes, and it wasn’t being mentioned but that Gronk was coming,” White added. “So Las Vegas would’ve had Brady and Gronk the yr that the Bucs gained the Tremendous Bowl, besides Gruden blew the deal up.”

Instead, Brady signed with Tampa Bay in March 2020, and the New England Patriots traded Gronkowski to the Bucs a month later. Together, they helped Tampa Bay win the ensuing Super Bowl, a 31-9 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs.

“I used to be by no means gonna inform that story till Gronk simply mentioned it,” White mentioned.

“And Dana,” Gronkowski replied, “that’s precisely what occurred, and also you simply instructed the story.”

Gronk added: “I am glad it didn’t undergo. All of it labored out for the perfect, man. I am glad we went to Tampa, man. It simply labored out. I like that place.”

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