Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 4/7/13
Within the span of a couple months, star Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered two different injuries to the same forearm. He was expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2013 season but apparently that timetable could be in serious jeopardy. Boston Herald: According to multiple sources familiar with the situation, tight end Rob Gronkowski has been battling a stubborn infection in the area around where a second metal plate was installed to repair his broken left forearm and his readiness for the season is in jeopardy. So what does that mean? It seems the doctors will have to cut Gronk open again, remove the plate that's in his arm, and then put in a new one. Here's the scarier part though, according to Ron Borges and Karen Guregian of the Herald: it's possible that there could be more infected tissue, which means another surgery, which means Gronk won't be ready for the season opener let alone training camp. Obviously, losing Rob Gronkowski for any period of time wo...
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