New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said Wednesday that he is on the same page with the team in regard to his rehab and eventual return from offseason back and forearm surgeries.
"Yes definitely" he said. "We were on the same page from the very get-go. And [we're] still on the same page and it's going good. I'm progressing every week I'm feeling better every week getting stronger every week and better conditioning every week. Just still sticking to the motto 'day by day.'"
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter recently reported that members of the tight end's inner circle would like to ensure that he is fully healthy before making a return to the field while those who have watched him in recent practices -- during which Gronkowski has even been tackled -- don't understand why he has yet to play a game.
Gronkowski insisted that the team has not pressured him into making a return before he is ready.
"No not at all" he said. "Everything's great around here. Just going out to pra...