Breaking news coming out of San Diego, California. The San Diego Chargers have announced that the team and former Denver Broncos fullback Chris Gronkowski have agreed to terms on a contract.
The first news on the signing came form Chris Gronkowki's brother New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski on his twitter account congratulating his brother on the his latest signing.
Chris Gronkowski first broke into the National Football League as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 2010. Gronkowski signed with the Cowboys after being undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft. He would later go on and sign with the Dallas Cowboys as a undrafted free agent.
During his time with the Dallas Cowboys Gronkowski served mostly as a backup fullback to Deon Anderson. He appeared in 14 games for the Dallas Cowboys and started one game before being acquired on waivers by the Indinapolis Colts in 2011.
Chris Gronkowski would spend a small time with the Indianapolis Colts in 2011 before ending his 2011 campaign on the disabled list. Gronkowski was later traded to the Denver Broncos for Denver Broncos defensive-back Cassius Vaughn who is still currently a member of the Indianapolis Colts.
In Gronkowski's 3 season's in the National Football League has blocked for top running backs such as Marion Barber, Tashard Choice and Willis McGahee. He will now be blocking for San Diego's Ryan Mathews and new-comer former New England Patriots running back Danny Woodhead.
Chirs Gronkowski will likely end up starting the 2013 NFL Season starting on special teams before possibly giving time over at the fullback position which is already taken over by La'Ron McClain.