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Bill Belichick Says Rob Gronkowski Fell Asleep During Patriots Predraft Visit

Based on Rob Gronkowski's pre-draft visit with the New England Patriots, it's a miracle the star tight end was drafted by the organization.

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick revealed on NFL Network's NFL 100 All-Time Team show that Gronkowski fell asleep on the floor during his visit with the team in 2010:


Bill Belichick tells the story of how the @Patriots drafted @RobGronkowski, with an interesting pre-draft visit ud83dude02 #NFL100

In 2015,'s Conor Orr wrote an article about pre-draft visits in which he described them as "sort of worthless" in the overall scheme of things teams look at before selecting a player.