It's just not an NFL offseason without New England Patriots drama. Friday proved to be no different, as a new rumor is circulating around Twitter.
Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports has indicated tight end Rob Gronkowski may be traded by New England before the day is over.
I'm hearing Gronk may not be a Patriot by the end of the day? If I'm right I want credit. If I'm wrong I don't want any blame.— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) June 8, 2018
Of course, fans up north in New England are losing their minds, and are using social media to vent with their fellow members of Pats Nation.
If I see a tweet that actually confirms the #Patriots are trading Rob Gronkowski then I may Gronk spike my phone into the ground.— Sean Penney (@spenney83) June 8, 2018
A Phone spike? The moment may call for it, but waiting three hours at the Apple store to replace your iPhone may not be worth it in the long run.
Michael Scott: The King of Summing Up Your Emotions.
there’s not enough alcohol in the world for me to handle @RobGronkowski trade rumors today— Lauren Snyder (@lojjj) June 8, 2018
There may not be any alcohol available if Gronkowski ends up traded out of New England. All the Patriots fans will likely clean out every liquor store.
I’m leaving for Amsterdam in a couple of hours. If by the time I land Rob Gronkowski is no longer a New England Patriot, I might just stay and never come back.— Brady (@TheBrademan) June 8, 2018
I mean, Amsterdam is a nice place to visit. We don't blame you for maybe staying for an extra week or month or so.
I'm staying off twitter and turned off all notifications on my phone until the end of the day. I can't let @RobGronkowski potentially getting traded ruin my life.— Jason (@ItsNOSAJ) June 8, 2018
Yea, that's probably the best way to cope. Tune yourself out for the rest of the day.
If you get traded for a fucking draft pick I’m rooting for the browns this year— 2003 Tom Brady (@MaddensOver) June 8, 2018
Well, the Browns are in an upswing with Baker Mayfield and Jarvis Landry in town.
Regardless, it is unknown if these rumors do indeed have wings. And just like every Patriots fan, the sports world will be waiting with bated breath.