It wasn't that Gronkowski didn't want to play in Detroit; he didn't want to play anywhere other than New England, according to sources. However, Gronkowski threatened retirement to ensure he did not land with the Lions.
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New England Patriots were close to sending tight end Rob Gronkowski to the Detroit Lions during the week of the National Football League draft. He and the Patriots eventually worked out a plan for Gronkowski to stay in New England. Predictably, the Lions were disappointed the deal did not go through.
Oil eases after Trump slams Opec on Twitter Saudi Arabia has markedly increased oil exports to America, a sign OPEC's leading producer is responding to pressure from Trump. The OPEC slam sent oil prices down slightly, however prices have enjoyed a robust rally this year as production wanes.
Tight end Jacob Hollister (chest), defensive end Trey Flowers (concussion), safety Patrick Chung (concussion) and cornerback Eric Rowe (groin) all have been ruled out, meaning we should see some new faces on defense for the Patriots.
All of the trade discussions stemmed out of the contractual concerns Gronkowski had with the Patriots. He has opened the 2018 season with nine receptions for 138 yards and a touchdown.
He is expected to play against the Lions Sunday at 1 p.m. ET, despite being limited in practice this week with an ankle injury.
Rapoport also hinted that receiver Josh Gordon could play and "open Gronk up just a little bit" against the Lions. The Patriots' second game of the year found Gronk up against the vaunted Jacksonville Jaguars defense.
But the president's skepticism unleashed a fresh wave of social media outrage, echoing that of last year's #MeToo movement. But perhaps the stories of individuals are more powerful than studies and statistics.
The second option offered by Brussels is a basic free trade agreement for Great Britain with checks at the border. We can't solve the problems that are arising on the island (Britain) due to Brexit ", he said on Twitter .
The increase in its shares price will add to Tilray's market valuation of almost $3 billion, Bloomberg reported . On August 30, Citron came out with a scathing report on Tilray rival Coronos and the marijuana space in general.
In a bid to acquire Deliveroo , Uber plans to take over Europe's takeaway business and boost the presence of Uber Eats globally. The company is also considering other acquisitions, including taxi service Careem in the Middle East.
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Currently, Alzheimer's disease is the fifth leading cause of death for Americans age 65 and older, the CDC said. That number is projected to grow to 13.9 million, almost 3.3 percent of the population, in 2060.
The state "needs a senator who will work with the president where we can and stand up to him where we must", O'Rourke said. Of course, ridiculing O'Rourke for his name is a bold move for a man christened Rafael and makes Cruz seem a touch mean.
Golden Goose, an Italian Shoe Brand, manufactured the Superstar Tape Sneaker which are worn out, dusty and taped-up. If the idea of spending over $500 on shoes that are seemingly held together by tape confounds you, you're not alone.
However, it seems that coach and president Tom Thibodeau is dead set on keeping Butler and trying to compete. At one point you could even consider him a top-25 player in the National Basketball Association .
Alleged emu killer arrested and charged
Victoria police announced Friday that they had arrested a 20-year-old suspect in connection with the incident. "This is great!" the man shouts as he runs over the massive birds.
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Chelsea will take its undefeated Premier League record on the road on Sunday morning, traveling to face West Ham . Marko Arnautovic and Andriy Yarmolenko are important players for West Ham United .
Rodgers fears knee will get worse
McCarthy altered his usual practice schedule in advance of Sunday's game at Washington. The Green Bay Packers enter their Week 3 matchup at Washington with a 1-0-1 record.