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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Rob Gronkowski - New England Patriots

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ROB GRONKOWSKI: Arizona, 6062 264 4.70. Two-year starter. Did not play in the 2009 season after back surgery for a herniated disc. Big red zone target with long arms. Productive inline blocker that stayed on his feet and worked low to high. Good initial contact to secure the point. He did it all - wall off, drive block, down block, double team, angle cut, stick and stay. Excellent arm length to control and tie up defender. Soft hands with the ability to make the tough catch. Athletic after catch. Determined runner. Fights for extra yards. Breaks tackles. Secures the ball after catch. Has the ability to quick set in pass protection. Shows above average ability to change direction and redirect. Intense and aggressive in pass protection. Comes off hard on release. Did not run a variety of patterns in their offense. Was hurt by the lack of a consistent passing quarterback. Excellent receiving short and works the underneath areas. Has the foot quickness to get open. Caught 47 passes for 14.2 yards per reception and 10 touchdowns in 2008. Career: 75 catches, 1197 yards, 16.0 yards per catch, 16 touchdowns. Did not workout at Combine due to back surgery. First/second round. (A-34 1/4, H-10 3/4, BP-23, VJ-33.5).