Photos courtesy of Andy Clinkman
The white shirts were produced by Spreadshirt.com, and they read "Gronking" on the front, a tribute to Gronkowski's signature move of vehemently spiking footballs after scoring touchdowns.
Other statues have been spotted around the region suddenly sporting Patriots jerseys, and more are sure to be decorated in the days leading to Sunday's Super Bowl between the Patriots and Giants.
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