Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham Learning From Each Other

August 8, 2012 12:00 AM
Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham Learning From Each Other
" FOXBORO (CBS) — The quarterback is always the biggest star of a football team, so it’s no surprise that much of the focus on Tuesday afternoon’s joint practice between the Patriots and Saints was placed on Tom Brady and Drew Brees. The two are both veterans with more than a decade in the league, they both hold several all-time passing records, and it would surprise very few folks to see busts of both in Canton one day.

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 "

Click here to read the whole article

Google related News

Wednesday, August 08, 2012 by Boston Herald

Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham the best at TE

FOXBORO — They are considered the two best tight ends in the league, the two deadliest weapons over the middle of the field, and especially where it counts most — the red zone. Debates have raged during the offseason between football pundits and ...

Read more
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 by Yahoo! Sports

Fantasy Football Debate: Jimmy Graham Vs. Rob Gronkowski

This year, and for the first time, some fantasy football owners might be deciding with their second round draft pick to either take Jimmy Graham or Rob Gronkowski. To be honest, debating which one of these elite fantasy football tight ends is better ...

Read more
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 by MassLive.com (blog)

Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Jimmy Graham: Patriots-Saints ...

gronk-brady.jpeg APNew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass to tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) as New Orleans Saints defensive back Roman Harper (41) closes in during a joint NFL football practice in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, ...

Read more