Found January 30, 2012 on Projo Pats Blog:
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By Brian MacPhersonINDIANAPOLIS -- Rob Gronkowski, whose reported high-ankle sprain forced him to fly to Indianapolis on Sunday while wearing a walking boot, did not practice Monday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. Gronkowski finished the regular season with 1,327 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns, both NFL records for a tight end. The second-year tight end caught 10 passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns in a division-round rout of Denver, and he caught five passes for 87 yards in the Patriots' AFC title game win over Baltimore before he injured his ankle on an awkward tackle at the end of the third quarter. Gordy Gronkowski, Rob's dad, told a TV station in New York that he expected his son would play. The biggest question for the Patriots might be how effective Gronkowski can be in the Super Bowl if he hasn't practiced all week -- and thus hasn't been able to prepare adequately. For those around him on his offense, the expectation is that Gronkowski will ...
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