Found September 03, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski practice yesterday for the second day in a row, advancing to 11-on-11 work, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. Howe adds that there have been whispers around Patriots’ camp that, considering the progress the tight end has shown, Gronkowski could make his regular-season debut as early as Week 2. Gronkowski made his practice debut over the weekend, but he showed progress yesterday as he appeared to ramp up his participation in 11-on-11 drills. Over the weekend, Gronkowski was at least somewhat restricted, but he seemed to be less so yesterday. This is certainly a step forward, and his increased level of activity has some considering he could be available for the Patriots’ Week 2 contest against the New York Jets. Howe notes that this would still be a bit of a best-case scenario, but either way it would indicate that Gronkowski should be available early this season. The team has yet to rule him out for anything beyond Week 1. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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  • It is good to hear that Gronk is making progress, & the building consensus seems to be that he will be available in a few weeks. But there is no need to rush him, & when he does play he should be very limited in the amount & type of action. He is too valuable to risk, & the early games are not as crucial as those later in the season. The Patriots should win their division, so their focus should be on peaking at playoff time.

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