BOSTON (CBS) — Rob Gronkowski was named to the Associated Press’ 2017 All-Pro team on Friday, earning the Patriots tight end a nice chunk of change.
In making his fourth All-Pro squad, Gronkowski earned the top incentive in his contract this season — a $2.5 million bonus.READ MORE: Westford Academy To Change 'Grey Ghost' Mascot After Complaints
Gronkowski wrapped up a fairly pedestrian season by his standards with 69 receptions for 1,084 yards and eight touchdowns in 14 games played. He did not have a catch (or target) in Week 17 against the Jets, missing out on his final bonus at the time, but secured it Friday with his All-Pro nod.READ MORE: More Than 1,200 Mass. Kids Test Positive For COVID-19 This Week
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady also made this year’s All-Pro team for the third time in his career.MORE NEWS: 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed By Bullet On Talbot Ave. In Dorchester