Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/6/14

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 14: Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers on November 14, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Photo courtesy of the Boston Globe  FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--If New England Patriots fans were hoping for a Rob Gronkowski return, the latest news regarding the tight end is not what they want to hear. Per Ed Werder of ESPN, the Patriots do not expect him to play when the team takes on the New Orleans Saints Sunday evening. Just filed to ESPN: Despite Rob Gronkowski having another week of full practice participation, @Patriots no longer expect TE play vs Saints Gronkowski still has not been cleared to play by Dr. James Andrews, and is still recovering from multiple surgeries on his fractured forearm and ailing back. Andrews is serving as an independent physician and both the team and Gronkowski have given him the task of determining whether the 24-year old is able to play. In addition, the former Arizona Wildcat has not been cleared to play by Dr. Jessie Jupiter who performed the most recent forearm surgery and people close to Gronk would like to make sure that he is fully healthy before ...
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