Report: Gronkowski, Recchi minority owners of Vegas NHL team

Report: Gronkowski, Recchi minority owners of Vegas NHL team

According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is among the minority owners of the Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL’s latest expansion team. 

The Knights, whose logo and name were both revealed Tuesday night in Vegas, will begin playing next season and will begin building their team via an expansion draft on June 18. 

According to Rovell, other minority owners include MLB slugger Jose Bautista and model Carol Alt. 

This won't be the first time Gronkowski has dabbled in hockey, as he spiked a puck prior to a Bruins game following the Patriots' Super Bowl XLIX victory over the Seahawks. 

Eric Ebron signs two-year deal with Colts

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Eric Ebron signs two-year deal with Colts

Former Lions tight end Eric Ebron is signing a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Colts, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Ebron was rumored to be a potential target for the Patriots, especially after new Pats running back Jeremy Hill tried recruiting him to the team.

The 24-year-old had 53 receptions for 574 yards and four touchdowns a season ago with Detroit. 


Patriots release Shea McClellin

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Patriots release Shea McClellin

Shea McClellin will be blocking kicks for somebody else next season. 

The Patriots announced Monday they've released the veteran linebacker, ending his tenure with the team after two seasons.  ESPN's Field Yates broke the news.

The Pats signed McClellin to a three-year deal prior to the 2016 season, but that was the only season in which he played for the team. McClellin missed all of last season due to injury. Prior to coming to New England, McClellin played four seasons with the Bears, who chose him 19th overall in 2012. 

McClellin's biggest contribution with the Pats came when he blocked a Justin Tucker kick in Week 14 of the 2016 season against the Ravens.