Found October 17, 2013 on Ex Pats:
A fortuitous sign of things to come or another Bill Belichick classic media tweak? Why not both. The Patriots awarded Rob Gronkowski the black practice jersey, meaning that he was declared the Patriots practice player of the week. The New England Patriots re-tweeted this: Gronk gets awarded the black jersey for being the best practice player of the week. BB and his subtlety. #Patriots Gronk was instrumental in the Patriots' preparation for the Saints, as he was tasked with being the Jimmy Graham of the offense to help the defense prepare for the game last week. It obviously helped as the defense held Graham to zero receptions. Tom Brady praised Gronk after the game for his efforts in practice and the word from Patriot camp is that Gronk has been the best practice player on the team. Play PICK 6 (our Patriots-only fantasy game) HERE It will also lend more speculation to the media about Gronk's status which probably gives Belichick alm...

Rob Gronkowski announces return with energy drink advertisement (Video)

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could never just return to game action. If we have learned anything from watching the 24-year-old meathead over the last couple of years, it’s that his personality is larger than life. So of course he announced his return with an energy drink advertisement on YouTube. On Friday morning, […]

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play and will make his season debut Sunday against the New York Jets, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Drew Rosenhaus said, “Rob Gronkowski has now been cleared by all his doctors to play Sunday in the Jets game.” — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 18, 2013 Gronkowski has missed the first six games of the...

Belichick: "Players practicing, not playing, is common"

In a day and a world full of media harassment and speculation, it is common for little things to get out of hands. We see this often with Bill Belichick and his soft choice of words on describing injuries of whatever Photo Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images sort. Patriots nation has been wondering when will Gronkowski be returning to the everyday lineup and while frustration...

Rob Gronkowski reportedly cleared by all doctors, will play Sunday against Jets

Stop us if you have heard this before — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to play against the New York Jets this Sunday. The same was said of Gronk’s status before last week’s game against the New Orleans Saints, and we know how that turned out. This time, however, the word […]

Report: New England Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski Cleared To Play

Exactly 11 months to the day after breaking his forearm, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is finally cleared to play. This, according to a text message from his agent Drew Rosenhaus to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio Friday morning. “Rob has now been cleared by all his doctors to play Sunday in the Jets game,” Rosenhaus said via text message. Gronkowski first broke...

Rob Gronkowski’s Possible Return, Injuries on Defense May Mean Patriots’ Offense Has to Take Over to Beat Jets

FOXBORO, Mass. — There were times through the first six weeks of the season when the 2013 Patriots resembled the 2001 to 2004 teams that brought three Super Bowls rings to New England. The defense took charge, bailing out the offense on numerous occasions and Tom Brady played passable, but not like a superstar — though he did have two vintage fourth-quarter comebacks. Now that Rob...

Rob Gronkowski Has Been Medically Cleared to Play

Great news for a Patriots team that had an avalanche of bad injury news following the thrilling victory over the Saints: Rob Gronkowski has been medically cleared to play football. The news comes courtesy of ESPN. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will make his long-anticipated season debut Sunday against the New York Jets, his agent said Friday morning....

The Gronk is Cleared

According to his agent, Rob Gronkowski is cleared by all of his doctors this Sunday when the New England Patriots square off against the New York Jets.   GRONK is back! Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play Sunday vs. Jets. Odd that his agent reported… — NFL Rants & Raves (@NFLRandR) October 18, 2013 7 total views, 7 views today

Patriots Rob Gronkowski Cleared To Play Against Jets

Rejoice New England Patriots fans as well as anyone that owns tight end Rob Gronkowski in their fantasy leagues, with myself being one of them. The doctors who work for the Patriots organization have cleared Gronkowski to play against the New York Jets this Sunday. Gronkowski, who put himself on the super-stud map after a fantastic 2011 season which saw him reel in 90 catches for...

Rob Gronkowski Listed as Questionable, Aqib Talib Doubtful for Patriots-Jets on Week 7 Injury Report

FOXBORO, Mass. – Rob Gronkowski may be cleared by doctors, but nothing has changed on this week’s injury report. The tight end is still listed as questionable with back/forearm injuries. Aqib Talib is listed as doubtful. He missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday. He was back out for Friday’s session, though he did appear hobbled by his hop injury. Danny Amendola (groin...

Rob Gronkowski fully cleared to play

Tweet New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski has finally been cleared by doctors to play in his first game of the season, per a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Drew Rosenhaus said, "Rob Gronkowski has now been cleared by all his doctors to play Sunday in the Jets game." — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 18, 2013 Gronk’s...

Aqib Talib Returns To Practice Friday

New England cornerback Aqib Talib (hip injury) returned to practice on Friday after missing the first two sessions this week.Fantasy Spin:Talib isn't likely to be 100 percent by kickouff and the Pats may try to squeeze past the Jets without him. Given Bill Belichick's communication with the media, we probably won't know for sure until inactives are announced Sunday morning.

Patriots and Gronk “on the same page”

Rob Gronkowski’s status for Sunday’s game are still up in the air. He has been cleared to practice but according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, Dr Andrews has not cleared him to play. “I don’t understand why this story has gotten so much traction,” Rosenhaus told 560 WQAM-AM (via The Boston Globe). “There are dozens of players around the NFL who aren’t playing because...

Tom Brady’s Poise in Clutch, Attention to Detail Are ‘Trademark’ Qualities, Says Bill Belichick

Tom Brady‘s comeback win against the Saints late in the fourth quarter on Sunday was just classic Brady, even Bill Belichick thinks so. “I’d say that’s pretty much always been a trademark of Tom,” Belichick said when asked about Brady’s poise during a conference call on Tuesday. “Even going back to the first year, we were in some really tight games throughout the year...

Patriots’ Aqib Talib likely out for Sunday, Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

Mike Petraglia of reports that New England Patriots shutdown cornerback, Aqib Talib, will miss Sunday’s game against the New York Jets while Mike Reiss via twitter reports tight end Rob Gronkowski is “cleared” to play. Talib suffered a hip flexor strain last Sunday against the New Orleans Saints and has not practiced all week. The injury to Talib is a rotten cherry...
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