Found December 08, 2013 on CLNS Radio:
In the third quarter of the New England Patriots 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns, Pats TE Rob Gronkowski took an ugly hit to his right knee and was carted off of the field. Reports have come out saying that Gronk tore his ACL, and sources have told me that it could be even more significant. No matter the case, it is evident that the Patriots will be without their All Pro Tight End for the remainder of the season. Usually, the Patriots are able to replace players that go down with an injury, but there is no player in the NFL that can match what Rob Gronkowski does. Back in May, I took a look at the Gronkowksi extension, and I think now is a good time to look at it again. The Patriots awarded Gronkowski a six year, $54 million extension back in 2012 that will run through the 2019 season. So far in his young career, he has gone through two back surgeries, four surgeries on his right forearm, one surgery on his ankle, and is now set to go under the knife for a right knee reconst...

Report: Gronkowski has torn ACL

Amid all the craziness of the comeback, now lost is the injury to Rob Gronkowski that occured in the third quarter. Gronk was hit low to the knee after a complete pass, and writhed on the ground in pain. He was carted off and did not return.Early reports are that the news is not good.Source says Rob Gronkowski suffered what's believed to be a torn ACL. MRI tomorrow to confirm...

Why are Patriots fans mad at T.J. Ward? How else can he tackle?

The New England Patriots fans are upset right now because they lost their beloved tight end Rob Gronkowski, but was T.J. Ward wrong? T.J. Ward acknowledged he made a choice to tackle Gronkowski low and said he did so because if he went high he ran the risk of a fine and, since he’s been […]

Rob Gronkowski May Have Suffered Torn ACL

According to Fox's Mike Garafolo, the Patriots believe tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL during Sunday's win over Cleveland.Fantasy Spin:This is absolutely devastating news for fantasy owners as Gronk has been the best tight end in football since his return from an arm injury in Week 7. We won't know Gronkowski's official diagnosis until he has an MRI on...

Rob Gronkowski Placed On IR

The Patriots placed Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve Monday with a torn right ACL and MCL.Fantasy Spin:Gronkowski suffered the devastating injury Sunday against the Bengals. He's had to undergo five surgeries (four on his arm, one on his back) since last November and missed the first six games of 2013. Fantasy owners should expect the tight end to be questionable for the start...

New England Patriots should prepare to move on without Rob Gronkowski

In 2011, the future looked bright for the New England Patriots offense. The franchise had two of the most dynamic tight ends in the NFL. Head coach Bill Belichick had molded an offense which feature two highly athletic players which were redefining the position. Rob Gronkowski posted a record setting 17 touchdowns and 1,327 yards while Aaron Hernandez recorded 7 scores and 910 receiving...

Gronkowski Tore ACL

The Patriots tight end, Rob Gronkowski, was carted off the field in the third quarter of their loss to the Browns.  Cleveland’s safety TJ Ward went low on Gronkowski after he made a 21 yard catch, buckling the tight end’s knee. Mike Garafolo reported that it was indeed a torn ACL and Gronk will have an MRI on Monday to confirm.   Source says Rob Gronkowski suffered what'...

GIF: Rob Gronkowski leaves game after hit to knee

Horrible sighting if you’re a Patriots fan or Rob Gronkowski fan.   Gronk was ruled out for rest of the game, hope it’s not too serious. Follow Mike Pendleton on Twitter @MP2310 Twitter:@FullScaleSport GIF credit: (@CJZero)

MRI confirms Rob Gronkowski done for season with torn right ACL and MCL

New England Patriot’s TE Rob Gronkowski is done for the season with a torn right AC L and MCL. “Rob’s going to have some more tests today, but that situation doesn’t look too good. We’ll wait until we have a final evaluation to confirm or do anything,” Patriot’s coach Bill Belichick said Monday morning. MRI confirms torn ACL for Rob Gronkowski, per league source. ...

Report: Gronk likely suffered a torn ACL

    According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  it looks like Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL during today’s game against the Browns. Source says Rob Gronkowski suffered what's believed to be a torn ACL. MRI tomorrow to confirm. Not surprising but another bad break for him. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) December 8,...

Rob Gronkowski leaves with knee injury after hit from TJ Ward (GIF)

Rob Gronkowski was carted off the field in the third quarter of the New England Patriots-Cleveland Browns game on Sunday after taking a hit to the right knee from Browns safety T.J. Ward. Gronk caught a pass from Tom Brady and was streaking down the field until being cut down by Ward. He was down […]

Patriots re-sign TE D.J. Williams; TE Rob Gronkowski placed on injured reserve

The New England Patriots announced that they have re-signed TE D.J. Williams. Williams was signed by the Patriots on Nov. 27 and saw limited action in the win last Sunday at Houston. He was released by the Patriots on Dec. 4. In addition, the Patriots placed TE Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve after he suffered a knee injury in the third quarter of Sunday’s win against the Cleveland...

Report: Rob Gronkowski tears ACL, MCL

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee during the team’s 27-26 comeback victory Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, multiple sources have reported. Coach Bill Belichick acknowledged the injury Monday morning, and said the team will likely use several players to fulfill Gronkowski’s role. “Whoever is in there is going to have to...

Report: Patriots to Re-Sign Tight End D.J. Williams to Help Replace Rob Gronkowski

There is no replacing Rob Gronkowski, but the Patriots need to do something to at least try and fill the void. The Patriots will re-sign tight end D.J. Williams to help make up for the loss, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. Williams spent one week with the team, playing a limited role on offense against the Houston Texans in his only game with the team. He was then released...

Shane Vereen, Josh Boyce, Matthew Mulligan Forced to Step Up As Patriots Are Left Without Rob Gronkowski

FOXBORO, Mass. – Matthew Mulligan is No. 1 on the depth chart in New England. It’s not even worth asking who could have foreseen this happening in June — early June, that is. The Patriots were once the team that was revolutionizing the tight end position. Now they’re left with Mulligan, Michael Hoomanawanui and D.J. Williams. It’s safe to say the tight end won’t...

Vikings RB Peterson leaves with ankle injury

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski have been sidelined by right leg injuries. Peterson and Gronkowski each are expected to undergo an MRI on Monday. Peterson, the NFL's leading rusher, left in the second quarter of Minnesota's 29-26 loss at Baltimore after he hurt his right foot when he was tackled on an icy...
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