Posted October 20, 2013 on AP on Fox
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is active and is making his regular-season debut against the New York Jets. Gronkowski had been listed as questionable for the game Sunday despite his agent Drew Rosenhaus saying Friday that the tight end had been cleared by his doctors to play. Gronkowski had offseason surgery on his back and broken left forearm, but participated in every practice on a limited basis since the season began. Wide receiver Danny Amendola is out with a concussion. Also among the inactives for the Patriots are defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee), cornerback Aqib Talib (hip) and running back Leon Washington (ankle). Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes is inactive, as expected, with a hamstring injury. --- AP NFL website:

Report: Decision whether Rob Gronkowski will play hasn’t been made

Even though Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play and has made the trip to New York,  a decision still hasn’t been made as to whether he’ll play,  according to Per a league source, a final decision regarding whether Gronkowski will play on Sunday has not yet been made.  Officially, Gronkowski is listed as questionable to play. A decision...

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Week 7 New England Patriots vs New York Jets will see Rob Gronkowski back on the

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The New England Patriots and QB Tom Brady finally gets one of their best offensive weapons back on the field this afternoon. Adam Schefter and multiple sources are reporting this morning that Rob Gronkowski is officially active for the first time this afternoon as New England faces the New York Jets. There has been a lot of speculation in recent weeks when Gronkowski might actually...

Report: New England Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski Cleared To Play

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Tom Brady Continues To Disappoint Fantasy Owners

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Tom Brady Struggles More Than Receivers Against Jets, Especially in Overtime As Patriots Had Chance to Win

We’ll give Tom Brady the benefit of the doubt and allow him a couple more games to get situated with Rob Gronkowski before it’s acceptable to worry about the surefire hall-of-famer. But the Patriots signal-caller has not been overly impressive thus far in 2013. Sunday’s game against the Jets was one of this worst of the season. He completed just 22-of-46 passes for 228...
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