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Rob Gronkowski is now just throwing pro wrestling references in all of our faces. 

On Monday day the All-Pro tight end after tweeted "There are NO limits!!!!!" which seemed to be a nod to the slogan for Fastlane, WWE's final pay-per-view event before Wrestlemania. Eighteen hours later, Gronkowski tweeted a link to his website GronkNation.com, which led to a story about how the Gronkowski family helped WWE Superstar Mojo Rawley get his start in pro wrestling. 

"It's a team effort with Family and Friends!" wrote Gronkowski, attaching the link and tagging Rawley's handle in the tweet. 

If the "no limits" message was a veiled reference to the WWE -- something that only fans of pro wrestling might pick up -- Gronkowski's social media missive on Tuesday was much more overt. Whether or not he's seriously contemplating working for Vince McMahon, he's doing nothing to make people think otherwise. If anything, he's fanning the flames.

Gronkowski didn't shoot down the idea that he was contemplating retirement following Super Bowl LII, and on Feb. 24 he tweeted about his destiny "just . . . starting."

There is a chance Gronkowski could be setting himself up for a WWE appearance, which wouldn't require him to be retired from pro football. He helped Rawley win the the Battle Royal at WrestleMania 33, which GronkNation.com pointed out in its article. But another WWE appearance, with questions about his future as a football player lingering, would only further speculation that he's moving on from the NFL.

 

The GronkNation.com post had an interesting kicker for readers looking to see more of Rawley and Gronkowski together at a WWE event.

"Catch [Rawley] on 'SmackDown Live' next Tuesday from L.A.'s Staples Center, airing live on USA Network at 8 p.m. ET," the site reads. "And keep an eye out in the crowd for Gronk, 'cos you never know when he's going to show up to cheer his best buddy."