“Man That Was Ugly”: Fans Hail Rob Gronkowski the ‘New Terry Bradshaw’ After NFL Legend-Turned-Analyst Makes Hilarious Blunder On Live TV

Published 01/23/2023, 2:51 AM EST
UNCASVILLE, CONNECTICUT – SEPTEMBER 10: NFL living legend, Rob Gronkowski, celebrated his retirement at Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook with family, friends and fans on September 10, 2022 in Uncasville, Connecticut. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Mohegan Sun )

Rob Gronkowski has always had a hilarious side. While some of the times it’s intentional, Gronk has made multiple statements that have unknowingly become the source of humor for fans. There have been times in the past when Gronk’s actions on the internet have made fans laugh. Recently, the former tight end went on to commit a hilarious blunder while fulfilling his role as an NFL analyst.

Gronk’s blunder went viral on Twitter when it was shared by a prominent NFL reporter in a stoic fashion. The verbal faux pas caused some hilarious reactions from NFL fans on Twitter and some interesting comparisons.

Fans go off after Rob Gronkowski committed a hilarious faux pas


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It seems that Gronk is being compared to one of the biggest legends of the NFL. NFL fans broke out their own humor muscles after Gronk messed up a simple name. He ended up entirely mispronounced the Eagles’ offensive coordinator. As per Avi Meirov’s tweet, Gronk mispronounced Shane Steichen’s last name.

However, Gronk ended up saying something along the lines of ‘Shane Spikeman’. After he absolutely butchered the Eagles’ OC’s name, fans were very quick to express how hilarious the error actually was. One fan was convinced that Gronk was the second coming of Terry Bradshaw.

Furthermore, another fan was convinced that television is not the right place for the former tight end.

Furthermore, there were comments on how Gronk could make such a blunder.

However, there were fans who believed that the blundered name will now be the OC’s new name.

Fans also believed that Gronk exists just for comic relief.

There were also comments on who Gronk should work for instead of being a serious analyst.

There were several other Bradshaw comparisons.

It seems like the fans were all for trolling the former tight end for his errors throughout the segment, starting with the Spikeman blunder. It seems like the fans were making some comparison to Bradshaw. Interestingly, Bradshaw has a major history of making verbal errors during commentary as well as speaking during publically broadcasted analysis sessions.


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Did Gronk pull a Bradshaw?

It seems like the Bradshaw-Gronk comparisons are in full swing after Gronk messed up on air. Bradshaw has had some history of messing up with his words while being very publically broadcasted. However, while Bradshaw’s goofs might have something to do with his age, fans had some CTE speculation about Gronk’s goof-ups.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 29: Rob Gronkowski’s at Rob Gronkowski’s Gronk Beach Las Vegas At Encore Beach Club At Wynn Las Vegas on April 29, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images for Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas)

It seems like Gronk’s mess-up was received in a hilarious fashion by the fans. Furthermore, it seems like the fans are just eager to see what antics Gronk might pull next in an analysis session.


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Aditya Rajput

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Aditya Rajput is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Advertising and Branding from FLAME University. His favorite player is Tom Brady, the best quarterback to play the game in his opinion, but his favorite team is Brady's Super Bowl kryptonite, the New York Giants.

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