Bucs react to Rob Gronkowski’s retirement

After two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, tight end Rob Gronkowski is hanging up his cleats (again).

The four-time Super Bowl champion made his decision official with an announcement on social media Tuesday afternoon, ending the second chapter of an NFL career that will make him a first-ballot Hall of Famer.

Gronkowski ended his first retirement after just one season to follow Tom Brady to Tampa Bay when the GOAT signed a two-year deal with the Bucs in free agency prior to the 2020 season. That season, Brady and Gronkowski would help lead Tampa Bay to a Super Bowl victory.

Not long after the news broke, reactions came pouring in from Gronkowski’s Bucs family: