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It’s looking like the Patriots will have to depend on Zach Sudfeld, Jake Ballard and crew at tight end to start the season.
Adam Schefter said “It’s not realistic to expect Rob Gronkowski to play in the Patriots’ season opener,” on ESPN’s NFL Insiders. Schefter said the Patriots are still deciding whether to start Gronkowski on the PUP list.
If Gronkowski starts the season on the physically unable to perform list, he’ll have to miss at least the first six weeks of the season. After Week 6, the tight end can come off the PUP to practice and play in games.
Gronkowski has been spotted numerous times during Patriots training camp practice. He has looked slimmer than usual. The Patriots have Sudfeld, Ballard, Daniel Fells, Michael Hoomanawanui, Evan Landi and James Develin practicing at the position. Sudfeld and Ballard have been taking the majority of snaps with the first-teamers.
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s “not realistic” for Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to be ready for week one. It is “not realistic” to expect Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to be ready to play regular-season opener at Buffalo, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 19, 2013 Gronk is still recovering from back surgery and could end up on the PUP list...
JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF According to a tweet from ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not expected to play in the season opener against the Buffalo Bills on September 8. Schefter tweeted the following earlier this afternoon. It is “not realistic” to expect Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to be ready to play regular-season opener at Buffalo...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is still recovering from back and forearm surgeries that were performed in May and June, but it sounds like he is healing quickly. Gronkowski, who looked impressive in workouts earlier in the offseason before going under the knife again, could reportedly be back in time for Week 3 […]
There was an ESPN report today that says it would be a stretch for New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski to be ready for the teams opener. The report also quotes sources that say he “looks great, is doing great” but he’s still be doing nothing but running and lifting. The Boston Herald says that while he might not be ready for the opener, he’s right on pace to...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not likely to play in the Patriots’ season opener at Buffalo on Sept. 8 ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.
In addition to the four surgeries Gronkowski has had on his left forearm the 24-year-old also had back surgery in the offseason. He hasn’t played in any preseason games.
With Gronkowski out and Aaron Hernandez incarcerated...
The word on Rob Gronkowski is encouraging. In fact he might be catching passes from Tom Brady and throwing down some of his trademark spikes as soon as Week 3 against Tampa Bay.
According to a source the Patriots tight end is progressing very well in his rehabilitation from back and forearm surgeries performed months ago. He’s “right on schedule” for a September return. In...
As if you didn't see this coming.
Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski has gone under the knife an ungodly amount of times since the season's ended. He's had multiple surgeries on his forearm, battled an infection there and just recently underwent back surgery.
He's in rough shape.
Gronk is currently on the PUP list, the real question is whether or not he stays...
Rob Gronkowski is not expected to be ready to play in the New England Patriots’ season-opening game, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Boston Globe Patriots reporter Ben Volin agrees with the report. Gronk had back surgery on June 18 to repair a herniated disk. The All-Pro tight end had the same surgery in 2009 while in […]
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, it's highly unlikely that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will be ready for Week 1 versus Buffalo.Fantasy Spin:The two-time Pro Bowler is still recovering from back surgery. The Boston Globe suggests Gronkowski is targeting mid-September for his return date.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on NFL Insiders Monday that it’s not realistic to expect Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to be available for the team’s Week 1 matchup against the Bills.
“I’m told it’s not realistic to expect him to play (Week 1),” said Schefter.
Schefter adds that New England will still need to decide whether or not to place Gronkowski on the PUP list, which...
The Patriots have been practicing and playing preseason games for the past three weeks; all the while tight end Rob Gronkowski has watched from the sideline.
That won't change anytime soon if a recent report from ESPN's Adam Schefter is any indication.
It remains to be seen whether he will be on the roster for Week 1 or if he will begin the season on the physically unable...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, QB Tim Tebow‘s roster spot may be dependent on TE Rob Gronkowski‘s health.
“Should New England place Gronkowski on the PUP list, it would give the Patriots additional roster flexibility that could mean carrying a third quarterback,” writes Schefter.
However, should Gronkowski be healthy enough to not be placed on the PUP list, Tebow...
New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola missed practice both Monday and Tuesday with an undisclosed injury. Patriots coach Bill Belichick told reporters Tuesday that the receiver is “day to day.” Amendola and six other players missed
It looks like the Patriots will have to depend on Zach Sudfeld, Jake Ballard and company at tight end to start the season.
Adam Schefter said "It's not realistic to expect Rob Gronkowski to play in the Patriots' season opener," on ESPN's NFL Insiders. Schefter said the Patriots are still deciding whether to start Gronkowski on the PUP list.
If Gronkowski starts...
The tight end position is one that seems to be causing fantasy owners unnecessary fits these days. With the losses of Rob Gronkowski (for at least the early part of the season), Aaron Hernandez and Dennis Pitta, you would normally think that, based on the structure of the position, Jimmy Graham would be in high demand and most everyone else would fall to the wayside. It’s not that...