Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 2/25/13
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It hasn’t been all fun and games for Rob Gronkowski this past winter. While the New England Patriots All-Pro tight end has been hobnobbing all around the country since the Pats season ended in the AFC Championship, he also learned that his surgically repaired forearm wasn’t quite healing the way it was supposed to. Gronk underwent a procedure last week to clean up an infection in his elbow. This is the 3rd-time that doctors have had to operate on Gronk since he first injured himself back in November. He originally hurt himself when blocking for an extra-point. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the infection was caught early enough that it should not add to his timed missed. This is the second-straight offseason that Gronkowski has undergone surgeries. Last year, he had surgery to repair ligaments in his ankle. For what it is worth, I never thought this would be the type of infection that Gronk would develop with all his exploits. . .
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