Sign new multi-million dollar contract: Check.
Get nominated for a couple of ESPY Awards: Check.
OK, so maybe that last one isn’t normally on athletes’ to-do lists, but it is nevertheless the latest accomplishment for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Gronkowski was nominated for two ESPY Awards this year, one for “Best Breakthrough Athlete” and one for “Best NFL Player.”
In the Best Breakthrough Athlete category, Gronk is up against Anthony Davis (Kentucky), Robert Griffin III (Baylor football), Jeremy Lin (Knicks) and Alex Morgan (women’s soccer). You can vote for Gronkowski here.
Tom Brady won the Breakthrough award back in 2002 "
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