Found October 13, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Rob Gronkowski did not dress on Sunday and missed his sixth straight game of the season as he awaits medical clearance to return from multiple surgeries. Gronk has been practicing with his New England Patriots teammates, leading them to wonder why the tight end still hasn’t suited up in a game. It’s understandable from Gronk’s […]

Jonathan Kraft: No rift between the Patriots and Rob Gronkowski

There have been multiple reports that that tight end Rob Gronkowski has a fractured relationship with the Patriots over the fact that he still hasn’t play in a game this season. Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft told 98.5 The Sports Hub that there’s no rift between both sides. “Not from the level with anybody named Kraft,” said Kraft, via “I’m not aware...

Report: Dr. James Andrew suggests that Rob Gronkowski shouldn’t play Sunday

We’ve all been anticipating Dr. James Andrews’ decision on whether Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is ready to play this week or not.  It sounds like we now have a final decision. According to,  Dr. Andrews has advised Gronk to not play on Sunday against the Saints. Per a league source, Dr. James Andrews has recommended that Gronkowski not play. It also...

Source: Dr. Andrews suggests that Gronkowski not play on Sunday

Week Six has arrived for the Patriots and the verdict has arrived for tight end Rob Gronkowski. Per a league source Dr. James Andrews has recommended that Gronkowski not play. Earlier in the week Gronkowski was optimistic that he’d get clearance. The failure to get medical permission to return to action with a forearm that was broken twice and invaded in the offseason by infection...

Rob Gronkowski Still Not Expected To Play

The Patriots no longer expect tight end Rob Gronkowski (arm, back) to play in Week 6 against the Saints, according to ESPN's Ed Werder.Fantasy Spin:Dr. James Andrews will have the final call on Gronk's availability for Sunday's game and it could be a game-time decision. Fantasy owners need to be ready with a backup plan.

Report: Rob Gronkowski’s Absence Causing Tension Around Patriots

Rob Gronkowski’s injury saga is wearing thin on some members of the New England Patriots, who wonder if he’s ever going to play. According to a report from ESPN’s Ed Werder, Patriots “players are starting to get resentful.” Tight end Rob Gronkowski‘s continued absence from the New England Patriots‘ lineup has escalated tension among teammates who have begun questioning...

Saints prepping as if Gronk will play

Jared Wickerham The Rob Gronkowski situation is continually a roller-coaster of emotion; 'he's going to play, he's not going to play, he's going to play, he's not going to play'. It's been a long year since Gronk was first injured last season. It initially looked as though the All-Pro tightend would be ready to play this weekend, but now current reports...

NFL Rumors: Where is Rob Gronkowski and why isn’t he on the field?

The situation surrounding New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is becoming stranger by the week. Gronkowski has been trying to get back on the field after undergoing multiple offseason surgeries and has been dealing with forearm and back issues. The Patriots players and their fans have been anxiously awaiting his return to the lineup, but he missed his sixth consecutive game on...

Rob Gronkowski’s Mom Says He’s ‘Dying to Play,’ Jonathan Kraft Denies Any Rift in Patriots Organization

Save one very timely connection between Tom Brady and Kenbrell Thompkins (and, oh, whatever happened at Fenway Park on Sunday night), and much of New England would likely be talking about Rob Gronkowski again Monday morning. Gronkowski is no longer the focal point for local fans thanks to the Patriots pulling out a win over the Saints and the Red Sox providing a magical ALCS, but...

New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski Will Revamp Offense

The New England Patriots may be 5-1, but all is not well. For the first time in the Tom Brady era, it is not the offense winning the games.After six weeks, the Patriots are 19th in passing yards per game, 16th in scoring, and 15th in yards per game.This is a huge drop off from last year. Last year, they were in, at least, the top four in each of these categories.This fall does not...

Report: Rob Gronkowski not expected to play vs. New Orleans Saints

Photo courtesy of the Boston Globe  FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--If New England Patriots fans were hoping for a Rob Gronkowski return, the latest news regarding the tight end is not what they want to hear. Per Ed Werder of ESPN, the Patriots do not expect him to play when the team takes on the New Orleans Saints Sunday evening. Just filed to ESPN: Despite Rob Gronkowski having another week...

Patriots’ Injury Report: Rob Gronkowski, Danny Amendola, Stevan Ridley

The New England Patriots battle the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in a late afternoon game.  Who is in and who is out?  Find out, in your New England Patriots Week 6 injury report. The gargantuan news last week was that the Patriots placed all world nose tackle, Vince Wilfork, on the injured reserve list ending his season.  Big Vince tore his Achilles.  Adding to the Patriots’...

Patriots-Saints Live: Tom Brady Must Perform Better Despite Likely Being Without Rob Gronkowski For Another Week

8 a.m. ET: The Patriots got Danny Amendola back last Sunday. They’re expected to have their starting running back, Stevan Ridley, on the field against the Saints. But one key offensive playmaker is still missing. Rob Gronkowski is expected to take another week off after not being cleared by Dr. James Andrews. The All-Pro tight end has yet to play this season after he underwent...

Tom Brady Does It Again With TD vs Saints In Final Seconds (Video)

Tom Terrific has done it again, even while being mad at Rob Gronkowski. Brady brought the Patriots back against the valiant New Orleans Saint without Gronkowski or Danny Amendola who was knocked out the game a quarter earlier. Brady drove the Patriots 70 yards in 1:13, and capped the drive with  perfect dart to Kenbrell Thompkins for a touchdown with five seconds left. H/T Bleacher Report

What To Watch For: New England Patriots vs. New Orleans Saints

Three things to watch for as the New England Patriots take on the undefeated New Orleans Saints in Foxboro Sunday.  $11.     Can the Patriots run the ball? New England has shown no indication it will be able to keep pace with the high-powered Saints offense, particularly without Rob Gronkowski, who is reportedly unlikely to suit up. As well as the Pats’ defense has played...

Do the Patriots need to trade for a wide-receiver?

Lost in the excitement of the last second victory over New Orleans on Sunday was the fact that the New England Patriots made quite an effort to become the league-leader in dropped passes by the end of the day. Mere plays before the unicorn and show pony creating miracle touchdown throw to Kenbrell Thompkins, two dropped passes made it appear as if the Patriots would not get it done...
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