Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/16/15

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)
Rob Gronkowski missed training camp last year, in fact he missed the first six weeks of the season. When he went down with a torn ACL just a month or so after returning, it was assumed we'd be playing the waiting game for Gronk this year too.That's officially not the case.NESN.com:Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Gronkowski will not start the summer on the physically unable to perform list because “he’s been cleared to play.” The All-Pro tight end tore his ACL in Week 14 of the 2013 NFL season in the Patriots’ 27-26 win over the Cleveland Browns.This comes as a slight surprise, based on our offseason expectations, but we saw a hint of this coming when Gronk was not named to the PUP list when it was announced by the team. So, it looks like we have a shot at 16 games of Gronk this year. Does that leave you more excited for this offense?
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