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How big of an impact will the loss of Rob Gronkowski have on the Patriots' Super Bowl chances?
Jason: The injury to Gronk seems like a non-issue at this point. He has played very little in the second half of the season, and the offense has kept on rolling. The only way his injury really hurts is if Hernandez gets injured by Pollard. No whammies.
Stephen: Against a team like the Ravens, Gronk definitely would have helped due to his ability to block and draw coverage. However, the fact New England played well in his absence for over half the season speaks to this team's ability to adjust. There's no doubt the Patriots are a better team with Gronk in the lineup, but I don't think it's going to make a huge difference in their Super Bowl pursuit.
Raj: The loss of Gronk will hurt big time. They barely beat Baltimore last year and then lost to New York with an injured Gronk. Now that he's out, it's bound to be different but I still believe that th...
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According to CSNNE.com, the broken arm that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski suffered during this past Sunday’s same is different then the one he suffered during the regular season.
Since the injury, speculation has been that Gronkowski was rushed back and that his injured left arm wasn’t ready for contact. The source says the current injury “had nothing to do with whether...
The New England Patriots have placed tight end Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve with a forearm injury, guaranteeing he'll miss the rest of the season.
Gronkowski broke his left arm on the Patriots' seventh offensive play of Sunday's 41-28 win over the Houston Texans in a divisional playoff game. He had missed five games with a broken left forearm before returning for...
The #Patriots have officially placed Rob Gronkowski on Injured Reserve.
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) January 17, 2013
In an expected move, the New England Patriots have placed
tight end Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, according to Josh Alper of Pro
Football Talk. Gronkowski reinjured his left arm during last Sunday’s win over
the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional round.
It was reported yesterday that the injury Gronkowski
sustained last weekend is to a different part of his arm than the...
In what has become a long-standing and hilarious tradition, Thomas Menino, the mayor of the great city of Boston, made yet another series of egregious yet amusing gaffes when trying to rattle off names of prominent athletes who play for Boston sports teams. On Wednesday, while discussing a wager he made with the mayor of Baltimore over the outcome of the AFC Championship Game between...
More bad luck for Rob Gronkowski has Patriots fans worrying. Even doctors said it was just mere bad luck:
“It was just an unfortunate fall for him,” said Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. “Was the bone 100 percent healed? Probably not 100 percent healed. Was it as strong as it was before he broke...
Rob Gronkowski and Vince Wilfork are one Tom Brady short of being two of the most popular players on the New England Patriots roster.
How is that Boston mayor Tom Menino has not learned from past mistakes and found a way to get their names right?
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The Patriots officially placed tight end Rob Gronkowksi on injured reserve on Thursday. Gronkowski broke his arm in Sunday's win against the Texans.Fantasy Spin:This is just a formality. We already knew Gronkowski would miss the rest of the postseason. With Gronk sidelined, Aaron Hernandez will be New England's featured tight end Sunday in the AFC Championship.
Rob Gronkowski may be done for the season, but that doesn't mean the Patriots' playoffs hopes are over with him. New England has won before without their top TE, and they plan on doing so again.
Boston mayor Tom Menino has been known to mispronounce and mixup the names of local pro sports athletes during public interviews. However, Menino may have topped himself this week as he mispronounced the name of New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork while he was wearing Wilfork's jersey.
Menino was having an interview with New England Cable News over a bet...
Only minutes after Sunday’s big divisional win in Foxboro, Vince Wilfork was already looking ahead to the Patriots’ next opponent. With the Ravens on the horizon, Wilfork didn’t just see another challenge on the Patriots’ road to the Super Bowl, though, rather he said he saw a “complete team.”
“Everywhere you look, they have playmakers. They have a tight end, they have...
The New England Patriots announced Saturday that they signed rookie defensive lineman Marcus Forston from the practice squad. Forston takes tight end Rob Gronkowski's spot on the 53-man roster. Gronkowski was placed on injured reserve earlier in the week. New England hosts the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC title game on Sunday. Forston, 22, was on the practice squad since Sept. 28.
Everyone knows about the Sports Illustrated jinx. For those that don't know, here's a list.
Essentially, the premise is that whoever is on the cover of Sports Illustrated becomes jinxed. Some recent examples, the 49ers were on the cover before the NFC Championship game. They lost. The Patriots were on the cover twice before the Superbowl. They also lost. Rob Gronkowski...