Gronkowski joins Instagram with epic bro montage


Gronkowski joins Instagram with epic bro montage

It was only a matter of time. Rob Gronkowski already has a Twitter profile, and his Facebook page sees regular updates. Now he's ventured into the world of Instagram. 

The public relations firm DKC announced on Tuesday that the Patriots tight end had made his first-ever post to Instagram tracking his offseason moves. In the one-minute Instagram video, Gronkowski slides down a slide made for small children ("I'm coming to Instagram! Wee!" he screams as he slides down), he works out at Unbreakable Performance Center in Los Angeles, he gets his haircut, and of course, he hits a club donning a Monster Energy t-shirt and chains. 

Instagram rolled out its 60-second video feature for verified accounts on Tuesday, and according to DKC, Gronkowski is the first athlete to use it. Instagram also has a new multi-clip editing feature that began on Tuesday, which is available to all users. 

Gronkowski can now add social-media trend-setter to his list of titles that includes Super Bowl champion, All-Pro tight end,  thespian and party-cruise enthusiast.

Eagles DE Michael Bennett charged with injury to elderly paraplegic

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Eagles DE Michael Bennett charged with injury to elderly paraplegic

Prosecutors in Houston say a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett for injuring a paraplegic woman as he tried get onto the field at last year's Super Bowl to celebrate with his brother.

The Harris County district attorney's office says a grand jury indicted Bennett on Friday on a felony count of injury to the elderly.

Authorities say Bennett was a spectator at the game in Houston when he tried to get onto the field immediately after the game to see his brother, Martellus Bennett, a tight end for the Patriots at the time. Prosecutors say he pushed through security personnel, including a 66-year-old disabled woman who had told him to use a different entrance to access the field.

The Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month acquired Bennett from the Seattle Seahawks.


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Robert Kraft flying high school protesters on Patriots' jet

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Robert Kraft flying high school protesters on Patriots' jet

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is using the team plane to transport high school students from Parkland, Florida. The plane will take the students from Florida to a rally in Washington, D.C. where they will stage a protest to promote gun reform.

Kraft took action after Arizona Congreswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband asked him for help, according to CBS Boston.

The students' organized protests, which are expected to take place nation-wide, come after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which left 17 people dead.

Some students took to Twitter to thank Kraft for the gesture.