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The Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII was due in large part to the Giants' ability to put pressure on Tom Brady. For that reason, much of the buildup this week has centered around the battle in the trenches. However, the real X factor could do most of his damage in the second level of the New York defense. Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been dynamic all season. And although his entire 245-pound frame hasn't quite garnered the attention that fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski's ankle has this week, the Florida product could prove to be...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was limited in practice on Thursday and stated that he’ll be the one in the end to decide whether or not he plays during this Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Giants.
“It’s my body and I know how I feel the best,” Gronkowski said. “I just communicate with the trainers on how I feel, what they think, and we just put all our...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the New York Giants.Patriots coach Bill Belichick told NFL Network's Alex Flanagan that Gronkowski "will definitely play."The 22-year-old hasn't practiced for two weeks with a high ankle sprain and may play a limited role Sunday.Gronkowski has had a monster season, setting...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski continues to miss practice, but he will indeed play in Sunday's Super Bowl versus the New York Giants, ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted on Thursday.
"Barring a setback in practice this week, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will play in Super Bowl XLVI," Schefter wrote. "(He is) expected to be limited at practice today....
By John Freidah
Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick comments on the status of tight end Rob Gronkowski during the coach's press conferences in Indianapolis leading up to the Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants.
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As expected, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was on the active roster for Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI against the Giants.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was limited Thursday in practice, according to the team's participation report.
Rob Gronkowski’s status for Sunday continues to be one of the biggest storylines and the Patriots tight end shed some light on who will make the decision about his ability to play during Thursday’s media availability. “I definitely make the final call,” Gronkowski said, via the Boston Herald. Bill Belichick might have a slightly different…
We've got the keys to the game, the big matchup and much more as Super Sunday is finally here. The player in the spotlight all week, tight end Rob Gronkowski, will be in the spotlight again as the Giants try to beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl for the second time in four years.
The first question, the biggest question, has been answered. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is active for Super Bowl XLVI, the team just announced. He’ll play on that high-ankle sprain, gutting it out. How effective he’ll be, we don’t know.
But the sad news is that Patriots RB Kevin Faulk, the longest tenured player, is inactive. In what will almost certainly be the last game...
By Paul KenyonINDIANAPOLIS -- The Patriots have released their list of inactive players for the Super Bowl:
* Defensive tackle Ron Brace
* Running back Kevin Faulk
* Linebacker Gary Guyton
* Quarterback Ryan Mallett
* Offensive lineman Nick McDonald
* Offensive lineman Donald Thomas
* Running back Shane Vereen
That Faulk is inactive for the Super Bowl could mean the running back...
That’s all folks. Well it will certainly take some time for this to all sink in. It was a miserable end, but a great run by the Pats this year. It wasn’t always perfect but the 2011 team was stocked with fighters. It always hurts to get so close only to fall short, and while it would be easy to get carried away it the “what does it all mean” of it all, let’s just take a...