Rob Gronkowski Says He Probably Suffered 20 Concussions in His Career

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Rob Gronkowski Says He Probably Suffered 20 Concussions in His Career

Rob Gronkowski Says He Probably Suffered 20 Concussions in His Career .

The former NFL star admitted the shocking news in a recent interview with Reena Ninan of CBS News.

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I had nine surgeries and probably had, like, 20 concussions in my life – no lie.

I remember five blackout ones.

, Rob Gronkowski, via CBS News.

The subject came up after Ninan asked Gronkowski if he would let his son play football.

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I would let my son play football, but first I'd educate him on the game.

(I would) educate him on what I went through, and I truly believe that any injury you receive is fixable.

, Rob Gronkowski, via CBS News.

The former New England Patriots tight end retired this offseason.

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Gronkowski spent his entire nine-year career with the Patriots, including three Super Bowl titles.

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Many have speculated that Gronkowski may return to New England later this season.

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Gronkowski said that he's "in a good place right now" and "would have to be feeling it" to consider a return.

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