While those two are the established superstars, the two young, all-world tight ends on the Patriots and Saints are carving out a similar career path.
Rob Gronkowski is 23 years old, stands 6-foot-6, weighs 265 pounds and caught 99 passes for 1,327 yards and 17 touchdowns last season (both records for tight ends).
Jimmy Graham is 26 years old, stands 6-foot-7, weighs 260 pounds and caught 99 passes for 1,310 yards and 11 touchdowns last season.
With Gronkowski’s Patriots hosting Graham’s Saints for joint practices this week leading up to Thursday night’s preseason game at Gillette Stadium, the two were quick to gush about each other’s skills.
“There’s definitely a little completion there,” Graham told reporters after Tuesday’s practice "
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