Gronkowski hangs out with adult film star

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Gronkowski hangs out with adult film star

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 . . .

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Does Butler want to be with Patriots beyond 2017? 'Whatever happens, happens'

Does Butler want to be with Patriots beyond 2017? 'Whatever happens, happens'

FOXBORO -- Malcolm Butler came off of the Gillette Stadium practice field to a gaggle of reporters who've been waiting to hear from him all offseason. There was speculation he'd be traded. There was speculation he might sign elsewhere as a restrcited free agent. 

In the rain, in front of a dozen or more microphones, following his team's third organized team activity practice, Butler was asked if he would like to be in New England beyond the 2017 season -- the final year of his contract. 

"Can't predict the future," he said. "Whatever happens, happens."

Butler was given several opportunities to say that he'd like to stick with the Patriots for the long term, but he was non-committal. 

More to come . . .