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Is Rob Gronkowski already a first-ballot Hall of Famer?

Rob Gronkowski's time in the NFL appears to be coming to close soon. The New England Patriots tight end's resume is Hall of Fame-worthy as it stands now and many would be surprised if he wasn't a first-ballot inductee because of his production in a relatively short period of time. Still, others feel his nine, injury-plagued seasons are not enough to be inducted in his first try. What do you think? 🏈

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In 115 games, Rob Gronkowski has 7,861 yards and 80 total touchdowns. Is that enough for a first-ballot induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

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How this is even a question is ridiculous. Gronkowski has been one of the most dominating players in the NFL for years and deserves the honor of being a first-ballot inductee.

Gronk has appeared in less than half of the games Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates have and yet he is third behind them in receiving touchdowns. He also averages more yards and touchdowns per game than both. He blows both out of the water in terms of playoff numbers. And let's not forget the three Super Bowls he helped the Patriots win.

His resume speaks for itself. He's a first-ballot Hall of Famer.

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Rob Gronkowski is worthy of the Hall of Fame. His dominance in nine years has been amazing, but that's the problem.

Nine years in the NFL is good, but that's not the ideal length for Hall of Fame voters. They like to see production over ten or more years. Both Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates have more than 15 seasons of playing. Gronkowski has 7,861 receiving yards, which is way behind Gonzalez's 15,127, a total that got the NFL legend the first, and so far only, first-ballot nod for a tight end. Gronk might leave the game in his prime which would hurt his case in the voters' eyes.

He will definitely be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but getting in on the first try is not in the cards for him.

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