Rob Gronkowski proves he's not human with one-handed touchdown catch for the ages

This 2017 season has been a stellar – if not drama-free – year for Rob Gronkowski, but the New England Patriots superstar tight end proved Sunday that he’s far from done. Gronk added to his laundry list of eye-popping highlights with a sensational one-handed touchdown catch versus Buffalo in Week 16.

With Bills strong safety Aaron Williams in excellent position, Tom Brady threw a back-shoulder ball toward the pylon. Gronkowski proceeded to make the one-handed play for a 17-yard score that even by his standards was special.


The 28-year-old four-time All-Pro is the league’s likely Comeback Player of the Year after enduring season-ending back surgery following a Week 12 injury in 2016. He entered this week leading all tight ends in both receiving (1,117 yards) and yards per catch (15.9), while ranking fourth alongside Kansas City’s “Gronk-lite” Travis Kelce with seven touchdowns. Should Gronkowski win the award, it would be his second such honor, after winning 2014 as well.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski added to his laundry list of highlights a marvelous one-handed touchdown catch versus the Bills. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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