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Rob Gronkowski’s teammates come to his defense: ‘He wouldn’t want to harm anyone’

(Timothy T. Ludwig/USA TODAY Sports)

FOXBOROUGH — In the wake of Tre'Davious White labeling Rob Gronkowski a “dirty player” after his hit late in Sunday’s game against Buffalo, Gronkowski’s teammates responded Thursday, saying that the tight end isn’t the type of guy who will try and intentionally injure another player.