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As Rob Gronkowski ponders possibly giving up football for wrestling, NBC Sports Boston Patriots insider Tom E. Curran reveals the tight end "didn't enjoy himself" this past season and "a hell of an air-clearing" is needed in Foxboro.

Curran, speaking Monday on "Boston Sports Tonight",  said it's "starting to wear on him mentally and physically, the atmosphere in Foxboro...He seriously considered stepping away from the game in training camp."

"They still need to have a hell of an air-clearing at Patriot Place to get these guys back," Curran said. 

Since the retirement issue first came up at the Super Bowl, Gronkowski and those around him have hinted about the All-Pro joining the WWE or becoming an action-movie star. 

A series of tweets from Gronk the past few days have fueled the wrestling speculation.

Watch the video above for more and here's more from Curran on the Patriots' Gronk dilemma.

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