Found October 08, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
(Chris McGrath/Getty Images North America) It looks like the New England Patriots are finally going to get tight end Rob Gronkowski back on the field.  That, according to reports by and ESPN. Both outlets say league sources tell them the 24-year-old Gronkowski is expected to be cleared this week and, though it's not definite, will likely make his season debut Sunday against the Saints.  Gronkowski missed the first five games of the year as he recovered from arm and back surgeries. The arm, which he broke late in the 2012 season and re-injured in the playoffs, required multiple surgeries and treatment for an infection, which delayed his back surgery.  New England's offense desperately needs him back on the field. A year after leading the league in touchdowns, the Patriots have scored fewer than every team in the league not named the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Predicting Rob Gronkowski’s 2013 statistics | New England Patriots

Predicting Rob Gronkowski’s 2013 statistics | New England Patriots: Latest on cover32:  Week 6 vs. New Orleans Saints Projected stats: 7 receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown Week 7 @ New York Jets Projected stats: 6 receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns Week 8 vs. Miami Dolphins Projected stats: 4 receptions for 33 yards Week 9 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Projected...

Rob Gronkowski reportedly cleared to play this week

Do not hold your breath Patriots Nation, Michael David Smith of NBCSports reports that Patriots tight end, Rob Gronkowski, will be "Gronking it" on Sunday as the eccentric tight end is now cleared to play.  Smith sites a "league source" who tells Smith that Gronkowski is all systems go this week and should see action against the New Orleans Saints.In the tub...

Pats TE Gronkowski appears closer to returning

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski appears closer to making his 2013 debut. He has missed all five games while recovering from offseason surgeries on his broken left forearm and back. But he might play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. A person with knowledge of Gronkowski's condition says doctors haven't cleared him to play yet and won't know for a...

Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski expected to play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Ma- New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski is likely to make his first appearance of the 2013 season this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, according to multiple league sources, and Gronkowski, who missed the first five weeks of the season due to multiple surgeries on his fractured forearm and back, was […]

Report: Rob Gronkowski to return this week for Patriots

gettyimages Rob Gronkowski is expected to play in the New England Patriots Week 6 game against the New Orleans Saints. Gronkowski has yet to appear in a game this season. For weeks the tight end has been working out with his Patriot teammates and now it seems he will get medical clearance to play. On Gronk, it's not a lock he'll play. But likely. Dr. James Andrews will make...

Report: Rob Gronkowski Likely to Return This Week

Some help could be on the way for the Patriots struggling offense in the form of one Rob Gronkowski. After a frustrating loss to the Bengals that saw the Patriots put up a measly six points, the Pats are likely to get Gronk back, provided he pass a final medical exam. The news comes courtesy of Gronkowski, the tight end who has missed the first...

Gronkowski moves closer to returning

Another week, another round of Gronk questions. And another few days before it becomes clearer whether the New England Patriots star tight end might make his 2013 debut Sunday. Rob Gronkowski has missed all five games while recovering from offseason surgeries on his left forearm and back. But he's getting closer to playing and that could happen against the unbeaten New Orleans...

Rob Gronkowski expected to play against New Orleans Saints

Rob Gronkowski is reportedly expected to return for the New England Patriots against the New Orleans Saints this weekend. Pro Football Talk cited a league source on Tuesday morning who claims Gronkowski will be cleared this week and will suit up on Sunday. Gronkowski had multiple surgeries on his broken forearm and another surgery on […]

Gronkowski Likely To Play in Week 6

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (arm, back) is likely to play in Week 6 against the Saints, reports Spin:A source said that Dr. James Andrews will have the final call on Gronk's availability for Sunday's game. The tight end missed all of the preseason and the first five regular season games after undergoing multiple surgeries on his forearm and...

Report: Rob Gronkowski Expected to Be Cleared to Return, Play Against Saints on Sunday

After weeks of anticipation, it appears Rob Gronkowski will make his return to game action on Sunday. Gronkowski is expected to be cleared to return and will likely play for the Patriots when the Saints visit Gillette Stadium on Sunday, according to Pro Football Talk. His expected return comes just two weeks after reports that Gronkowski and the team had conflicting views about his...

Report: Rob Gronkowski to return Sunday to rescue Patriots

Tom Brady might finally have a receiver he was actually throwing to fairly often last year. Star tight end and all around party animal Rob Gronkowski is expected to finally return to the field after sitting out the first five weeks recovering from back and multiple forearm surgeries. Per league source, Rob Gronkowski is expected to be cleared this week and it is likely he will...

Vote: Whose Possible Absence, Rob Gronkowski or Tommy Kelly, Would Have a Bigger Impact in Week 6?

The Patriots are going to need every weapon possible when the Saints come to town on Sunday, but a couple of big what if’s are clouding the days leading up to the Week 6 matchup. Rob Gronkowski has been listed as “day to day” longer than most Pats fans would like, but with New England coming off arguably their worst offensive performance, it appears that they’ll be adding...

Vote: Which Tight End Would You Rather Have, Jimmy Graham or Rob Gronkowski?

The Week 6 matchup between the New England Patriots and the undefeated New Orleans Saints at Gillette Stadium may feature the two-best tight ends in the NFL. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has emerged as Tom Brady’s No. 1 target in the passing game over the last three years, is working his way back from offseason back surgery and is currently listed as questionable on the...

Report: Rob Gronkowski to play Sunday

The New England Patriots are optimistic tight end Rob Gronkowski will make his season debut Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, reports ESPN and Pro Football Talk. Gronkowski has missed the Patriots previous five games while recovering from back and forearm surgeries. The 

Rob Gronkowski Isn’t Fix All for Patriots’ Red-Zone Issues, Tony Romo Still Among Top Quarterbacks and Other NFL Thoughts

The Broncos and Jaguars got into a bit of a Twitter war this week, only building even more excitement for quite possibly the most lopsided victory in NFL history. But last week’s shootout in Dallas was equally as entertaining. Peyton Manning and Tony Romo combined for 920 passing yards and 10 total touchdowns. The Broncos and Cowboys also combined for 58 first downs and 99 points...
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