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FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski is off the PUP list and back on the football field. Gronkowski was in full uniform Sunday afternoon and participating in drills. Gronkowski missed all of training camp after undergoing back surgery in the spring. The All-Pro tight end was spotted last Monday catching passes and jogging on a side field. It was the first time we had seen Gronkowski do anything other than stand on the sideline in sweats. The Patriots were in full pads. Gronkowski was hitting the blocking sled and ran some routes out on the Gillette Stadium practice fields. Have a question for Doug Kyed? Send it to him via Twitter at @DougKyedNESN or send it here. Filed under: Doug Kyed, Headlines, New England Patriots

New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski in full pads at practice

 Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Good news is present for New England Patriots fans and the news involves a key piece of the offense. Tight end Rob Gronkowski was at practice today in full pads for the first time since undergoing multiple forearm surgeries and one surgery on his back this offseason. It is still not realistic to expect Gronkowski to be ready when the Patriots open up...

Rob Gronkowski active in 11-on-11 drills

According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald,  Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski participated in 11-on-11 drills during today’s practice. Tight end Rob Gronkowski practiced this morning for the second day in a row, and he took part in 11-on-11 work as the media was leaving practice. Gronkowski debuted at practice yesterday but was restricted later in the session, though that...

Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski is not a PUP, starts season on active roster

In an expected roster move, the New England Patriots have kept tight end, Rob Gronkowski, on the active roster to start the season and will not place him on the physical unable to perform list, reports Luke Hughes of This is an expected, but nevertheless, interesting move by the Patriots.  Gronkowski is not expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. ...

Patriots Gronkowski in full pads at practice

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski participated in his first full-pads practice Sunday since undergoing multiple surgeries on his left forearm and one surgery on his back this offseason. While it is not considered a realistic expectation for Gronkowski to be ready for the regular-season opener Sept. 8 on the road against the Buffalo Bills or the home opener against the...

Report: Rob Gronkowski to Start Season on Patriots’ 53-Man Roster, Avoid PUP

The loss of one may be the gain of the many. The Patriots cut veteran quarterback Tim Tebow on Saturday, but it may have been at the expense of keeping Rob Gronkowski active. Gronkowski will start the regular season on the Patriots’ 53-man roster, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, which is another positive sign in his recovery from offseason back surgery. Gronk underwent four...

Patriots decide to keep Gronk off the PUP list

Photo by @MikeReiss The New England Patriots will not place tight end Rob Gronkowski on the physically unable to perform list. Patriots will carry TE Rob Gronkowski on their 53-man roster and not place him on PUP, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2013 With Gronk likely on track to be back at the end of September,  it made sense for the Pats to keep...
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