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With Rob Gronkowski likely out until after week six of the regular season and Jake Ballard still having knee problems,  Daniel Fells is likely the Patriots’ number one tight end right now, according to the Boston Globe. Daniel Fells is the likely No. 1 tight end at this point, with Michael Hoomanawanui working mostly at H-back, leaving Ballard to fight with Sudfeld to be the No. 2 tight end. The 29 year-old Fells hasn’t been much of a factor so far during his career.  His best season was in 2010 with the Rams when he had 41 receptions for 391 yards and 2 touchdowns.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Daniel Fells is likely the Patriots top tight end right now appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Report: Positive buzz surrounding Rob Gronkowski’s rehab from back surgery

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via,  the “buzz is positive” regarding Rob Gronkowski’s recovery from offseason back surgery.  There even seems to be a chance Gronk may avoid the PUP list at the start of the season. “Buzz seems to be building the positive way,” said Schefter. “I haven’t heard too many discouraging things. … So far the buzz is positive...

Big takeaway: TE Sudfeld on the rise - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston

Big takeaway: TE Sudfeld on the rise - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston: Daniel Fells seems...

Set to start the season on the reserve/PUP list, expect New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski to retire before turning 30

The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin reports Patriots star Rob Gronkowski will likely start the season on the reserve/PUP list. Undergoing back surgery on June 18 to alleviate pain caused by degenerative disc disease, the 24-year-old Gronkowski is set to miss at least the first six games of 2013. Shelved for the entire 2009 campaign at Arizona following a back operation, the 6-foot-6,...

Fantasy outlook: Patriots Rob Gronkowski & Chiefs Alex Smith

As players' average draft position moves up or down, it's often difficult to decide whether or not to bite on a new trend, or to buy-low on a falling asset. Here is a breakdown of two players who have seen a recent shift in value. Stock up Stock down Alex Smith Rob Gronkowski Starting with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. An early look at the Patriots...

Rob Gronkowski’s “The Gronk Spike Challenge” (VIDEO)

YouTube Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won’t be spiking the football any time soon as he’s most likely to start this season on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list.  That means he will be forced to miss the first six weeks of the season allowing the Patriots to replace him on the active roster.  It also means that someone else will have to fill in for the nasty Gronk...

Gronkowski's book provides insight into rehab

Rob Gronkowski has basically become a lost guy in Patriots training camp now a days. The tight end has gone through several surgeries over the off-season, and quite frankly, there isn't much information regarding anything about the surgeries. But now, there may be. is reporting that Rob Gronkowski's book gives a valuable insight to his rehab from surgery. They...

Report: Rob Gronkowski ‘Buzz Is Positive’ Regarding Back Surgery Recovery, Could Avoid PUP List to Start Season

Rob Gronkowski could avoid the PUP list to start the season, after all. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the “buzz is positive” about Rob Gronkowski’s recovery from back surgery. “Buzz seems to be building the positive way,” Schefter said on NFL Insiders, as transcribed by Rotoworld. “I haven’t heard too many discouraging things. … So far the buzz is positive.” Rotoworld...

Wes Welker: I 'put up' with Bill Belichick

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker told Sports Illustrated that his former coach Bill Belichick was hard on him toward the end of his six-year career in New England. “It was just kind of hard,” Welker told the magazine in a story that appears in this week’s edition, “one of those deals where you have to endure him, 

Report: Gronk will likely start the season on the PUP list

Without much of a surprise, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will likely remain on the PUP list when the regular season kicks off next month, according to the Boston Globe. Tight end Rob Gronkowski has almost become a forgotten member of the Patriots as he rehabs from back surgery and sits out training camp. He has attended practices most days in street clothes, but the Patriots...

Report: Rob Gronkowski To Miss First 6 Games of Season On PUP List

If the New England Patriots are to get off to a quick start in the 2013 regular season, it will probably get done on the back of a stout running game, and a physical defense. The Patriots offense though will look like a sham of itself. The Boston Globe is reporting that Rob Gronkowski will miss the first six games of the regular season, because he will be on the PUP list. Gronkowski...

Brady frustrated with new WRs?

The Patriots have several new wide receivers to work with, and it sounds like Tom Brady is having some frustration with them already.

Zach Sudfield is Shining in Camp with Patriots

According to Boston Globe reporter Ben Volin, Patriots TE Zach Sudfield is running exclusively with the first unit at this point and is catching everything thrown his way.Fantasy Spin:The 6-foot-7 Sudfield appears to be standing in for Rob Gronkowski (back), who is still on the active/PUP list and is questionable for Week 1. The undrafted rookie is an interesting name to keep an...

Rob Gronkowski to start season on PUP List

With all the attention being paid to former tight end Aaron Hernandez, the other member of the once dangerous tight end tandem for the New England Patriots has been able to stay out of sight. Of course anyone that stands 6-foot-6 and weighs in at around 265 pounds is going to have a hard time not being noticed. Since training 

NFL 2013: Overhyped Teams and Players Heading Into the Season

Today I will be pointing out the NFL’s players/teams that I feel will not live up to their expectations. This doesn’t mean I don’t think the players or teams are good, it just simply means that they have expectations that are too high for the circumstances that they are under. Enjoy! Rob Gronkowski- It’s tough for me to put this guy on the list. He has been amazing for the...

Schefter: "Buzz is Positive" on Gronk's Recovery

ESPN's Adam Schefter has news on TE Rob Gronkowski's recovery from back surgery that should be music to Patriots fans ears: "Buzz seems to be building the positive way. I haven't heard too many discouraging things. ... So far the buzz is positive." Schefter, speaking on NFL Insiders, went on to say that Gronk's progress could enable the big tight end to...
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