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Rob Gronkowski says he is getting better, but his status for the Super Bowl is still uncertain. The New England Patriots tight end -- who hasn't practiced since suffering a high left ankle sprain in the AFC championship game -- said Tuesday he is improving each day but did not offer any definite word on his status for Sunday's showdown with the New York Giants. "I'm just listening to the trainers and taking it day-by-day," Gronkowski said during Media Day on Tuesday. Gronkowski appeared to be walking fine and had shed the walking boot he had been seen wearing last week. He refused to give a concrete sense of how much he'll play but stressed his desire to get on the field in some capacity. "That's all I want to do, be out there with the team," he said. The star tight end -- who hauled in 90 catches for 1,327 yards and 17 touchdowns in a record-setting season -- suffered the injury in the third quarter of the Jan. 22 AFC Championship against the Baltimore Ravens but returned late...
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