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Broncos LB Marshall on Gronkowski: ‘He pushes off’

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When asked on NBC Sports on Monday why Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is so difficult to cover, Marshall pointed at pushing. “I say ’cause he pushes off,” Marshall said, via PFT. “I mean, he pushes off and he gets away with it about 98 percent of the time.” Every game, all season Gronk was cited for five offensive pass interference penalties this season, which was more than 25 teams had compiled. The Patriots were penalized for 11 offensive pass interference plays, by far the most in the NFL.

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