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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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Here’s a video of a few of Rob Gronkowski’s teammates doing their best impressions of him.
It was all in fun, of course, during Super Bowl media day.
Gronkowski is the star New England Patriots tight end that sprained his ankle and is considered day-to-day as preparation begins for Super Bowl Sunday.
Will he or will he not practice?
That was the big question facing Rob Gronkowski, who looked to be walking fine, at today’s media day in Indianapolis.
“I have no clue. I’ll see what our trainers say. We’ll start our day after the media and see how it goes,” Gronkowski said.
The Patriots dynamic tight end suffered a high ankle sprain in the team’s AFC Championship game...
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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski might as well be a supernatural creature — his 2011 season was one of mythical proportions. He towered over defenders with his 6-foot-6 frame...
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1.31.12: Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski talks about his injured ankle during the Super Bowl XLVI Media Day event at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Providence Journal video by Bob Breidenbach
The frenzy that is Super Bowl media day took place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Tuesday. Both the Patriots and Giants took to the field to face every question imaginable from the media, and the result was some interesting sights and sounds -- to say the least. A swarm of reporters and photographers surrounded Rob Gronkowski's booth during his media session, with many...
The status of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s ankle has been the subject of hundreds of media questions already this week, and Giants coach Tom Coughlin says the questions can stop now. It’s obvious, from Coughlin’s perspective, that Gronkowski will be ready to go. “Not to belittle the question, I really do think he’ll play,”…
Here are some of the best videos from around the web coming from Super Bowl XLVI Media Day in Indianapolis: New England Patriots players give their best Rob Gronkowski impression Chad Ochocino gets serious in his discussion with Deion Sanders Vince Wilfork defines the “Patriot way” Logan Mankins discusses his time thus far in Indianapolis [...]
(Eds: Updates throughout.) By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer If the Super Bowl comes down to a key catch by Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots, say, or Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, they'll have more than merely their hands to thank.
Those two players, like plenty of NFL tight ends and wide receivers, wear ''sticky'' gloves made with a rubbery...