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Bedard: Rob Gronkowski’s possible trade market, and other final meetings thoughts

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SOMEWHERE ALONG I-4 BETWEEN ORLANDO AND TAMPA — As we leave the NFL annual meetings and make our way for the Red Sox' season opener, I figured we'd empty out the notebook on a few different topics, including Josh McDaniels' status with other NFL clubs, the new targeting rule, and where the Patriots' drama stands. But we'll lead off on what we were able to pick up on the status of Rob Gronkowski, the possibility of a trade, the potential suitors (with one obvious one) and what he could bring in return.