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Film room: 20 personnel is the latest wrinkle in the Patriots’ offensive playbook

With the retirement of Rob Gronkowski this offseason, many wondered how the New England Patriots would replace his production at the tight end position going into the 2019 season. No one player (or collection of players) can replace the best all-around tight end of all time. When Gronkowski missed time due to injury in his career, the multitude of replacements, including some big names in Scott Chandler, Martellus Bennett and Dwayne Allen, couldn’t hold a candle to the kind of dynamism that Gronk brought in the passing and running game.