Found October 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
At first the reports and counter reports regarding the status of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski provided great cover for the team keeping opponents guessing about his availability and forcing them to prepare for the possibility that they will or won’t face him. Now that the reports and counter reports have shed light on possible locker-room conflict and resentment regarding the disconnect between Gronkowski’s performances in practice and inability to play the Patriots have decided to clamp down. As Tom Curran of CSN New England explained on Monday’s Pro Football Talk on NBCSN the Pats have put out the word to quit talking about any injured players. As a result it has been difficult if not impossible to get updates regarding receiver Danny Amendola (apparent concussion) cornerback Aqib Talib (hip flexor strain reportedly) and linebacker Jerod Mayo (arm in sling which likely wasn’t a fashion statement).

Money is reportedly a factor in Rob Gronkowski’s decision to sit out

Another week has gone by and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has yet to make his 2013 debut. The team obviously expected him back by now, otherwise they would have put him on the physically unable to perform list and not wasted a roster spot on him through Week 6. According to the […]

Jonathan Kraft: No rift between the Patriots and Rob Gronkowski

There have been multiple reports that that tight end Rob Gronkowski has a fractured relationship with the Patriots over the fact that he still hasn’t play in a game this season. Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft told 98.5 The Sports Hub that there’s no rift between both sides. “Not from the level with anybody named Kraft,” said Kraft, via “I’m not aware...

Agent says Rob Gronkowski, Patriots 'on the same page' about return

Late last week days before Rob Gronkowski would miss his sixth straight game to start the 2013 season there were reportedly "serious concerns" about the forearm surgery that had kept the Patriotstight on the sidelines. Gronk's return remains a mystery. On Wednesday his agent Drew Rosehaus said the tight end hasn't yet been cleared to play by orthopedic surgeon Dr...

NFL Rumors: Where is Rob Gronkowski and why isn’t he on the field?

The situation surrounding New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is becoming stranger by the week. Gronkowski has been trying to get back on the field after undergoing multiple offseason surgeries and has been dealing with forearm and back issues. The Patriots players and their fans have been anxiously awaiting his return to the lineup, but he missed his sixth consecutive game on...

Rob Gronkowski Walked Into Locker Room With Black Jersey, Indicating He Was One of Patriots’ Practice Players of Week

FOXBORO, Mass. – Rob Gronkowski didn’t suit up against the Saints, but apparently the tight end had a great week of practice. Gronkowski walked into the locker room on Thursday with a black practice jersey, indicating he was one of the team’s practice players of the week. Those players wear black, rather than New England’s typical white or navy blue practice jerseys. Gronkowski...

Rob Gronkowski’s Mom Says He’s ‘Dying to Play,’ Jonathan Kraft Denies Any Rift in Patriots Organization

Save one very timely connection between Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins (and, oh, whatever happened at Fenway Park on Sunday night), and much of New England would likely be talking about Rob Gronkowski again Monday morning. Gronkowski is no longer the focal point for local fans thanks to the Patriots pulling out a win over the Saints and the Red Sox providing a magical ALCS, but...

Rob Gronkowski Wins Black Jersey for Being Patriots Practice Player of the Week, Somewhere Belichick Smiles for Trolling Everyone

A fortuitous sign of things to come or another Bill Belichick classic media tweak? Why not both. The Patriots awarded Rob Gronkowski the black practice jersey, meaning that he was declared the Patriots practice player of the week. The New England Patriots re-tweeted this: Gronk gets awarded the black jersey for being the best practice player of the week. BB and...

Brady on last-second touchdown pass: ‘That was pretty sweet’

In a half-empty Gillette Stadium, two-time NFL MVP Tom Brady threw the winning touchdown pass with 5 seconds left to lift the New England Patriots over the New Orleans Saints, 30-27. Brady connected with rookie free agent Kenbrell Thompkins on a 17-yard touchdown pass, knocking New Orleans from the unbeaten ranks Sunday. “We sent all the guys to 

Logan Mankins Declines to Answer Question About Rob Gronkowski After Patriots’ Win Over Saints (Video)

Rob Gronkowski was absent for the sixth time this season Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, but Logan Mankins would really rather not talk about that. During an interview with Comcast SportsNet after the Patriots’ last-second win over New Orleans, the guard was asked by CSNNE host Michael Felger about reports that Gronkowski’s continued absence has created tension in the locker room...

Gronkowski still not been cleared to play, says Drew Rosenhaus

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has not yet been cleared to play by Dr. James Andrew, says his agent Drew Rosenhaus. “Up to this point he hasn’t been cleared to play in a game,” Rosenhaus said Thursday on the “Joe Rose Show” on 560 WQAM in Miami via “He has not been cleared by Dr. Andrews, who is the supervising doctor.” “Quite frankly...

Rob Gronkowski's Agent Says Doctors Have not Cleared Gronk to Play

According to Rob Gronkowski's agent Drew Rosenhaus, the Patriots tight end has still not be medically cleared to play. Per ESPN: "Up to this point, he hasn't been cleared to play in a game," Rosenhaus said Thursday. "He has not been cleared by Dr. Andrews, who is the supervising doctor." Although Gronkowski has yet to play in a game...

New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski Will Revamp Offense

The New England Patriots may be 5-1, but all is not well. For the first time in the Tom Brady era, it is not the offense winning the games.After six weeks, the Patriots are 19th in passing yards per game, 16th in scoring, and 15th in yards per game.This is a huge drop off from last year. Last year, they were in, at least, the top four in each of these categories.This fall does not...

Drew Rosenhaus Says He ‘Anticipated’ Rob Gronkowski Being Out This Long, Patriots Are On Same Page

The murmurs about Rob Gronkowski‘s playing status have quieted down quite a bit this week, but his agent Drew Rosenhaus wanted to clear the air on all the supposed controversy. Rosenhaus joined the Joe Rose Show as he does weekly on WQAM in Miami on Thursday to discuss all things NFL. As has become a recurring theme this season, Rosenhaus was asked about Gronkowski and all the...

Tom Brady Does It Again With TD vs Saints In Final Seconds (Video)

Tom Terrific has done it again, even while being mad at Rob Gronkowski. Brady brought the Patriots back against the valiant New Orleans Saint without Gronkowski or Danny Amendola who was knocked out the game a quarter earlier. Brady drove the Patriots 70 yards in 1:13, and capped the drive with  perfect dart to Kenbrell Thompkins for a touchdown with five seconds left. H/T Bleacher Report

Rosenhaus refutes Gronk, Pats spat

The murmurs about Rob Gronkowski's playing status have quieted down quite a bit this week, but his agent Drew Rosenhaus wanted to clear the air on all the supposed controversy. Rosenhaus joined the Joe Rose Show as he does weekly on WQAM in Miami on Thursday to discuss all things NFL. As has become a recurring theme this season, Rosenhaus was asked about Gronkowski and all the...
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