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NFL Injury Report:
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had screws
inserted into his broken forearm yesterday morning and says he hopes to return
in three to four weeks when the team takes on the Houston Texans and San
Francisco 49ers in back-to-back games, reports Albert Breer of NFL.com.
Gronkowski had screws inserted in his forearm at MGH this AM. He'll want to play during that Texans-Niners turn. That'd be awfully quick.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 19, 2012
While this may be Gronk’s desired timeframe, it’s been
reported that a more likely period for recover is four to six weeks. The dynamic tight end sustained the injury Sunday during an extra-point attemptlate in the Patriots’ romp over the Indianapolis Colts.
With their upcoming game on Thanksgiving Day, the Patriots
released a Monday injury report. While they didn’t hold practice yesterday,
they did indicate who they believe would and wouldn’t have participated.
Wide receivers Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd and tight end
Aaron Hernandez continue to be listed as limited in practice. Welker and Lloyd
were able to play against the Colts, and while Hernandez was sidelined again due
to an ankle injury, he could return Thursday against the New York Jets.
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Rob Gronkowski reportedly suffered a broken forearm during the Patriots' win over the Colts. Find out how long the injury could keep him out.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski is recovering from surgery for a broken forearm that will sideline the New England Patriots tight end for the first time in his three NFL seasons.
A person familiar with the operation said Monday the surgery was done but did not say which arm was injured or how much time Gronkowski was expected to miss. The person spoke to The Associated Press...
According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been told that he’ll be out for 4-6 weeks after breaking his forearm during today’s win over the Colts.
Early word: Gronk has been informed that the initial timetable is 4-6 weeks with his broken forearm. Not good, could be worse.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 19, 2012
The good news...
When news broke that Rob Gronkowski had broken his forearm in the New England Patriots 59-24 demolition of the Indianapolis Colts, of course, most Pats fans just broke down and cried themselves to sleep. Especially after coming off a monster game of 137 yards and 2 touchdowns. But upon further reflection, is the news that Gronkowski's out for pretty much the whole regular...
The good news for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski owners is that he was able to haul in a pair of touchdown passes Sunday in a blowout win against the Colts. The bad news is that he'll be sidelined for the next 4-to-6 weeks after suffering a broken left forearm on one of the final plays of the game.Fantasy Spin:Gronk has been on fire lately (seven TD in his last four games...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is still set to play on Thursday night against the Jets, barring any setbacks.
Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez will play Thursday, barring any late setbacks, and despite being limited today. Been out since mid-October.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 21, 2012
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New England Patriots all-world tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his forearm during Sunday’s game blocking on the teams final extra point attempt in a 59-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He reached to try to block former Patriot Sergio Brown and was hit just the right way breaking his left forearm.
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