Gronkowski still is considering whether to play the upcoming 2018 season, and has had "good communication" with the Patriots, per the source.
But they'll reportedly do so without their superstar tight end.
Celtics escape with Game 1 win over Bucks
Players like Al Horford , Jayson Tatum , Jaylen Brown , Greg Monroe and Terry Rozier all have filled the void for the team . It's fool's gold at this point, but watch out for a player like Morris and a team like the Celtics in this year's playoffs.
The Patriots open the voluntary portion of their offseason program on Monday.
According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, tight end Rob Gronkowski doesn't now plan to participate in the team's voluntary offseason conditioning program set to begin Monday.The development follows months of speculation regarding Gronkowski's desire to continue his career.
Gronkowski reportedly grew exhausted of the "high-strung" culture within the Patriots organization. The workouts are voluntary.
Jets Pound Wild in Whiteout Condition, Take 2-0 Series Lead
Rookie Jack Roslovic, replacing injured veteran Mathieu Perreault, had two assists in the game that ended with a series of fights. That's why you had to feel good for them this year - as they returned one of the great playoff traditions: the Winnipeg whiteout.
During the team's annual pre-draft press conference Friday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick made mention that while he expected heavy attendance, there were some players who had "other commitments".
Environmental advocate dies after setting himself on fire in NY
In his note, Buckel invoked the images of protesters setting themselves afire to protest the Chinese occupation of Tibet. A jogger on a run through Prospect Park at around 6:15 a.m. spotted a fire on the grass, police sources said.