Looks like Rob Gronkowski will have a story for the rest of the Patriots locker room when the team returns from its bye week.
On Saturday, adult film star Bibi Jones tweeted, "Getting hyped with @RobGronkowski ;)" and posted a picture of herself with the Patriots second-year tight end while wearing his jersey. In another photo, Gronkowski, grinning ear to ear, posed shirtless with Jones.
Jones joined the Toucher and Rich show on 98.5 The Sports Hub Monday morning and explained that the two met through mutual friends they share from the University of Arizona.
She said that she, Gronkowski and a group of friends watched some movies, but insisted that "nothing happened" between the two during their encounter. Gronkowski and his friends left Jones behind, she said, when they decided to go out. (She's 20 years old -- not old enough for wherever Gronk's crew was headed.) On Monday's show, Jones also proclaimed her new-found allegiance to the Patriots and told Toucher and Rich she hoped to get to Foxboro for a game soon.
Maybe the funniest development to come from the whole story is that Gronkowski keeps one of his jerseys in his suitcase when he travels. Before his impromptu photo shoot with Jones, he told her he keeps one with him "for times like this."
And the legend of The Gronk continues . . .