In partnership with the NFL in the UK


Glenn Gronkowski released by the Buffalo Bills

Published Add your comment

Football News

After his first game as a professional football player, Glenn Gronkowski is out of the NFL.

Rob Gronkowski's little brother was today released by the Buffalo Bills as Rex Ryan and co, decided to make a change at the fullback position, according to

Out has gone Baby Gronk, and in his place, Jerome Felton has returned to the AFC East.


Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article:

Gronk Junior played just eight total snaps in the Buffalo's Week 1 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, where the Bills went down 13-7 to open up the season in M&T Bank Stadium.

Apparently, the Bills head coach Ryan sees former Minnesota Vikings man Felton as the better blocker and option at the fullback position as he looks to get Shady McCoy going as a real franchise caliber star.

Despite playing just eight snaps, Gronkowski did not look suitable to make the step up to the NFL just yet.

"As a lead-blocker, the youngest Gronk looked lost, whiffing on linebackers at the second level or simply not appearing to know his exact assignment," Bills blog 'Buffalo Rumblings' wrote about him.

Baby Gronk was signed by Buffalo as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas State. His week has been a huge contrast to that of fellow rookie fullback Andy Janovich, who scored a 30-yard touchdown on his first ever NFL carry for the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Buffalo Bills
New England Patriots
NFL Draft
Rob Gronkowski

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again