"not serious", "minor".
Music to the ears of Patriots fans who have been worried sick over Rob Gronkowski and all of his surgeries. The upcoming one being on his back.
Gronkowski's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, took to the airwaves today to calm down all of the wild speculation going on about his client's back. Though obviously he's his agent so let's take all this with a bit of a grain of salt.
Rosenhaus reffered to the injury as "lingering" and something that Gronk had been dealing with all of last season.
“It’s not a serious back surgery,” Rosenhaus told WQAM 560-AM in South Florida. “This is a new injury, and it’s minor, it’s not as significant. … I don’t think it’s a big deal, I think it’s more preventative maintenance than anything else. It’s something that, although he needs it, he’s had it for awhile and he’s been able to function.”
This does align with a recent report from Albert Breer stating that the Patriots did ex