Tampa Bay Bucs tight end Rob Gronkowski will compete on ‘Game On’ tonight

Let's just hope he doesn't rip his pants.

Tampa Bay Bucs tight end Rob Gronkowski will compete on ‘Game On’ tonight
Screengrab via CBS

Recently signed Tampa Bay Buccaneer Rob Gronkowski will be competing tonight, just not on the football field. 

The Gronk is set to appear on “Game On!” Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

The show is described by CBS as “a hilarious and unpredictable show where world champions, celebrities, and comedians face off to see who conquers the challenge, no matter how outrageous,” according to its website.

“Game On!” will showcase the Superbowl champion and WWE stars’ skills in multiple arenas as he and tennis legend Venus Williams, lead celebrity-filled teams of three into field competitions, trivia and physical challenges.

Based solely on the trailer, it looks like Gronk will perform a ribbon routine, ride a little horse, and be grossed out by some sort of eating competition, at the very least. Gronk first teased his appearance on the show back on May 7, revealing that a floor routine at a Lakers show with late night host James Corden was actually for “Game On.” 

The show, hosted by Comedian Keegan Michael-Key, will feature celebrity guests such as Bobby Lee, a Comedian; UFC Champion Ronda Rousey; Television Personality Demi Lavato; Mark McGrath, of Sugar Ray fame; and NBA Star J.R. Smith.

“It’s unpredictable. It’s fun. It’s hilarious,” said Gronkowski in an interview with ESPN. “We never took ourselves too seriously. We love competition, but it wasn’t like an all-out competition, more of a fun, joyful type of atmosphere.” 

Let's just hope he doesn't rip his pants

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Christopher Cann

Christopher is a current journalism student at the University of Florida. His past work can be seen at Ears to Feed, The Independent Florida Alligator and Cigar City Management. 

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