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It’s been a while since tight end Rob Gronkowski spoke to the media and on Wednesday the Patriots’ big man said all the right things. Gronk, who has been practicing with his teammates this week in preparation for the Week 1 opener in Buffalo, isn’t expected to play until at least Week 3. That doesn’t mean he isn’t improving both mentally and physically, according to the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. “Every day I feel better,” Gronkowski told a large scrum of media members in the Pats locker room jsut days before the season opener. “It’s just fun being back out there, putting the pads on. Just having them on makes me happy again. I love this game. I definitely miss the game of football, just going out and practicing with my teammates. I miss doing the grind with my teammates. I miss being out there with the coaches, everything. It’s just awesome to be back out there with the team and focus on getting things done.” Gronkowski had offseason surgery on both his back and arm and many are
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