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The New England Patriots have not been a lucky team in terms of injuries this season, especially on the offensive side of the ball. After losing Julian Edelman and Donte Stallworth over the past few weeks, it appears as if New England is finally about to get some good news on the NFL injury front. The Gronk is back. So is Branch. Rob Gronkowski is going to return to practice for the Patriots this week, as he looks to return from a broken forearm suffered on November 19. It remains to be seen whether or not Gronkowski will play on Sunday night when the Patriots host the San Francisco 49ers, but he is hoping to at least make some strides during practice during the week. While New England has sewn up the AFC East, they have now set their sights on winning the No. 1 seed and sewing up home field advantage throughout the AFC Playoffs, especially after they embarrassed the Houston Texans on Monday night. Also, after losing Edelman and Stallworth, the Patriots are expected to bring back De...

Report: Rob Gronkowski will try to practice

According to Shalies Manza Young, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will try to practice this week. according to a league source, Rob Gronkowski is expected to try to practice this week. Gronkowski underwent surgery on his broken arm Nov 19 — shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) December 12, 2012 Gronkowski suffered a broken arm just a few weeks ago, but is expected to return...

Report: Rob Gronkowski expected back by week 17

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, via Evan Silva, the Patriots plan on having tight end Rob Gronkowski play in their final game of the regular season a tune up for the playoffs. Gronkowski was out on the practice field today to likely get the rest of his body back into shape.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script...

WR Deion Branch returns to Patriots - again

One week into his second round of unemployment this season, Deion Branch had just picked his daughter up at school when she wondered why he had so much free time. He broke the news to 7-year-old D'Ahni. ''She said, `Dad, what happened? Why aren't you playing?''' the New England Patriots wide receiver said Thursday. ''I said, `Baby, daddy can...

Report: Patriots Set to Re-Sign Deion Branch

When Deion Branch was released on Nov. 17 to make room for Greg Salas, the question wasn’t if he was going to return to the Patriots, but when. That question has been resolved. The Patriots are set to re-sign Branch, according to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe. Branch played in seven games with New England this season, while starting three. He has nine receptions for...

Report: Rob Gronkowski ‘Expected to Try to Practice This Week,’ One Week Ahead of Rehab Schedule

When Rob Gronkowski broke his forearm Nov. 18, the timetable for his return was set at four to six weeks. This week marks the third week since the injury, meaning Gronkowski would first play Dec. 16 if kept to the original schedule. But, as Shalise Manza Young of The Boston Globe reports, Gronkowski is expected to try to practice this week. according to a league source, Rob Gronkowski...

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Expected to Practice: Fantasy Football Analysis

As if the world of fantasy football was not already confusing enough, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is going expected to return to practice this week for the defending AFC Champions as the prepares itself for a Sunday Night showdown against the San Francisco 49ers. According to an article on,”Shalise Manza-Young of the Boston Globe reports that New England...

Patriots Place Donte’ Stallworth On IR, Bring Deion Branch Back

The New England Patriots are placing Donte’ Stallworth on injured reserve and adding Deion Branch again as his replacement.  Stallworth suffered a high ankle sprain just a week after he returned to the team as a free agent. Stallworth, 32, was added to the roster when Julian Edelman went on injured reserve, but made the most of his short stay, as he hauled in a 63-yard touchdown...

Patriots re-sign WR Branch

Wide receiver Deion Branch is back with the New England Patriots for the fourth time. Wide receiver Donte Stallworth was placed on injured reserve Wednesday morning, and the Patriots announced Wednesday afternoon they have re-signed Branch. Branch, 33, was originally selected by the Patriots in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He was traded to the Seattle Seahawks on...

Patriots place Stallworth on IR, re-sign Branch

The New England Patriots have placed wide receiver Donte Stallworth on season ending injured reserve after suffering a high ankle sprain during last night’s win over the Texans. The Patriots also waived tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and re-signed free agent Deion Branch.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'...

Patriots Injury Report: Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, Wes Welker

It appears the New England Patriots are set to head into another week with a ton of players listed as questionable on their injury report as tight end Aaron Hernandez and wide receiver Wes Welker have been limited at practice this week, while tight end Rob Gronkowski, who was reportedly on the verge of returning to practice this week, hasn’t been able to suit up due to his forearm...

Foxboro Blog Top 12: Week 15

I love weeks like the one coming up.  Ten of our Top 12 teams are pitted against each other in battles that will send teams flying up and down the board or cementing their spot as we head towards the post-season.  #1 - New England Patriots I've had the Patriots up here for several weeks now.  Finally the rest of the world is catching up to me.  I'll knock this...

Patriots release Donte Stallworth and Visanthe Shiancoe, Deion Branch return imminent?

Stallworth suffered a high ankle sprain during his TD catch, according to a source.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) December 12, 2012Patriots place Donte' Stallworth on IR, release Shiancoe, and release Tommie Draheim from practice squad.— Nick Underhill (@Nick_Underhill) December 12, 2012Stay tuned..

Patriots' Stallworth lands on IR after one game

Donte' Stallworth's season essentially started and ended on the same dramatic play Monday, as he landed on injured reserve Tuesday. The Patriots wide receiver caught a 63-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the third quarter Monday night during New England's 42-14 rout of the Houston Texans. The catch was the first of the season for Stallworth, who signed with the...

Most devastating fantasy football player 2012 injuries

I am looking specifically at the guys that went in the first couple of rounds because those are the injuries that hurt most. Disappointments, duds, $#&*, call them what you will as I present you the most devastating injuries of the 2012 fantasy football season.
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