Found January 26, 2012 on Miami Herald:
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to miss practice time this week in preparation for next Sunday's Super Bowl because of the ankle injury he sustained during last Sunday's AFC Championship Game.

Rob Gronkowski is now being estúpido on Twitter, too

After an amusing attempt at speaking Spanish during a postgame interview Sunday, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tried to redeem himself Thursday night on Twitter. If you missed Gronkowski’s multilingual interview with ESPN Deportes after the Patriots’ AFC Chamipionship on Sunday, you missed a dandy. From those of you who didn’t get to see Gronk’s much-discussed masterful...

Gronkowski to miss practice with ankle injury

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is being held out of practice with an injured left ankle. Gronkowski, who set an NFL record for tight ends with 17 touchdown catches this season, limped off the field in the third quarter of Sunday's 23-20 win over Baltimore in the AFC championship game but returned about five minutes later. On Monday he was seen wearing a removable...

Report: Patriots TE Gronkowski has ligament damage

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is dealing with some ligament damage in his left ankle, the Boston Herald reported on Tuesday. Gronkowski left the stadium in a walking boot following Sunday's 23-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Despite the injury, Gronkowski is expected to play in the Super Bowl against the New York Giants. "We’ll see how it goes with...

Bill Belichick Says Rob Gronkowski Won't Practice Thursday, Jokes About Injury Questions

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said tight end Rob Gronkowski will not practice Thursday due to his injured left ankle. It will be the team's first practice in anticipation of the Super Bowl. The Patriots didn't practice Wednesday, but they were required to release an injury report, which listed Gronkowski as the team's only non-participant. That...

Patriots TE Gronkowski skips practice (AP)

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski missed Wednesday's practice, the team's first since he injured his left ankle in the AFC title game against the Baltimore Ravens. Gronkowski was seen wearing a removable boot on his left foot on Monday. The second-year star, who set an NFL record for tight ends with 17 touchdown catches, was one of 15 Patriots on the first injury...

Patriots have another near-full house at practice before Super Bowl XLVI

The news yesterday from Patriots practice was that TE Rob Gronkowski wouldn’t participate. Given his injured ankle (that shouldn’t stop him from playing in Super Bowl XLVI) that wasn’t a shock. As for today? No surprises, either. Gronk wasn’t present, resting that wounded wheel until, at least, the team arrives in Indianapolis. The rest of the team, however, was in good shape...

Video of the day: The Herald’s Patriots reporters break down the pre-Super Bowl bye week

It wasn’t supposed to be a busy week. It did feel like it. The Patriots were off for three days before getting back to work for Super Bowl XVLI, but that doesn’t mean it was boring. Instead, we learned about TE Rob Gronkowski’s ankle, re-lived Super Bowl XLII, and saw how the players dealt with the craziness. In video form, colleague Karen Guregian and I broke down this past...

Pats' Gronkowski absent from practice for 2nd day

Rob Gronkowski is absent from the New England Patriots' practice for the second straight day with an injured left ankle.

Dad: Ankle injury won’t stop ‘Gronk’

Rob Gronkowski’s father caused a stir by saying his son had a high left ankle sprain, but Giants fans shouldn’t waste time hoping the Patriots tight end won’t play in the Super Bowl, despite Gronkowski missing practice yesterday. Why not? Here’s a story from Gordy Gronkowski...

Patriots have their first pre-Super Bowl XLVI practice… with only Gronk absent

While Lucas Oil Field is getting geeked for the Super Bowl out in Indianapolis, the Patriots are gearing up in Foxboro. They held their workout inside the Dana-Farber Fieldhouse, perhaps to get acclimated to playing inside. We already knew that TE Rob Gronkowski wouldn’t practice, as coach Bill Belichick disclosed that today. He’s resting that gimpy ankle, which doesn’t mean...
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