Trade, pending physical: Patriots are trading TE Rob Gronkowski and a seventh-round pick to the Buccaneers for a fourth-round pick, source tells ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 21, 2020The development comes after a year of speculation that Gronkowski wanted to return to the football field. It’s happening, just not in New England. He’ll be reunited with tag-team partner and thrower of footballs Tom Brady, who signed in Tampa Bay this offseason after 20 years in New England.GRONK TRADE GRADES: Head-scratching move by BucsOf course, the news of Gronk’s return set the Twittersphere on fire:Brady and Gronk are going to be playing together and its NOT on the Patriots pic.twitter.com/5tMIgRmG2M— Boston Diehards (@WTP_BDiehards) April 21, 2020Pats fans lost Brady and Gronk to the Bucs.NFL fans: pic.twitter.com/NItRCMaIhD— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) April 21, 2020When Tom Brady see Gronk in the Bucs locker room pic.twitter.com/HVBB4KbFX2— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) April 21, 2020good luck convincing me that tom didn’t tell gronk to sit a year to rehab when he made his decision about his last year with the patriots, so when he goes somewhere else robby g would be ready too. good luck.— brianna pirre (@bsp_13) April 21, 2020Gronk following Tom Brady to Tampa Bay 😭 pic.twitter.com/dJRuUK0OOC— Panthers Legacy (@PanthersLegacy) April 21, 2020NFL secondary’s this season against Brady , Gronk, Evans , Godwin pic.twitter.com/FbWr8uSpdP— Cris Carter (@criscarter80) April 21, 2020Brady and Gronk in Tampa Bay 🏴☠️ pic.twitter.com/dvHmOKZbDL— Dylan C (@DylansRawTake) April 21, 2020Julian Edelman watching Gronk and Brady reunite in Tampa pic.twitter.com/wPi1j2vHuB— Tyler Conway (@jtylerconway) April 21, 2020edelman after seeing brady & gronk reuniting in tampa pic.twitter.com/vsVi5lxU2A— pete rogers (@petemrogers) April 21, 2020Tom Brady and Gronk reuniting in Tampa with the #Bucs pic.twitter.com/e4BAcUGqKo— claud exotic (@claudstish) April 21, 2020Gronk didn’t retire from football.He retired from Belichick. 🤷♂️— Ross Tucker (@RossTuckerNFL) April 21, 2020 Gronk is back.The current WWE 24/7 champion — oh, and multiple-time Lombardi Trophy winner — is making an NFL return after being traded from the Patriots to the Buccaneers on Tuesday afternoon for a fourth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The Buccaneers will send a seventh-round pick the other direction.