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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 seem a little more negative.
The Patriots will be playing the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, who apparently are sick of this roller-coaster and are prepping as if they will be playing against the Pats' greatest offensive weapon:
"I don't necessarily think there's two defensive game plans," said Saints coach Sean Payton in a conference call on Wednesday. "I think it's more a case, when you go against your scout teams that are trying to simulate the opponent, you often times use jersey numbers, and sometimes the fronts and coverages can be dictated by a lineman.
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Predicting Rob Gronkowski’s 2013 statistics | New England Patriots: Latest on cover32:
Week 6 vs. New Orleans Saints
Projected stats: 7 receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown
Week 7 @ New York Jets
Projected stats: 6 receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns
Week 8 vs. Miami Dolphins
Projected stats: 4 receptions for 33 yards
Week 9 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
If Rob Gronkowski heeds the advice of Dr. James Andrews, the Patriots tight end will not be suiting up for the Patriots on Sunday.
Andrews recommended Gronkowski not play against the Saints, according to Pro Football Talk. Gronkowski is still recovering from forearm and back surgeries that were performed during the offseason. According to reports, it’s the tight end’s forearm...
Week 6 was his target date to return to playing and it looks clear that Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski will be stepping on the field this week against the New Orleans Saints. Gronk can be just what your fantasy team needs, as he has put up huge numbers in the past before he went down with a forearm injury. Last season, Gronkowski had 55 receptions and 11 touchdowns in just 11 games...
FOXBORO, Mass. — Reporters had to ask Rob Gronkowski the obvious question on Thursday afternoon, though everyone in the room knew what the answer would be before it came out of the All-Pro tight end’s mouth.
“So, any shot of you playing this week?”
“Basically nothing new,” Gronkowski said. “Just working hard every week, working hard out at practice. Nothing’s changed...
According to WEEI in Boston, the Patriots expected tight end Rob Gronkowski to be ready to play by week three of this season.
The reason we’re all still waiting for Gronk to play is because his family is very concerned with the surgery that Patriots team doctor Tom Gill performed on Gronkowski’s forearm,
While it is common practice for team doctors to perform on their own athletes...
Rob Gronkowski is likely to finally return to the field on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, but apparently the surgery performed by Patriots doctor Thomas Gill caused some "serious concern".
Thomas Gill is the same doctor which the NFLPA recently filed, and then withdrew, a grievance against.
Mike Petraglia, WEEI:
While it is common practice for team doctors to...
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 […]
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was supposed to make his 2013 debut in Week 3. But after offseason surgery on his arm and back he still remains sidelined as New England's offense sputters.
According to WEEI's Mike Petraglia Gronkowski's arm injury which he initially suffered in November 2012 might have healed properly without surgery. "But the team and Gronkowski...
The question each week for the New England Patriots this season is whether or not tight end Rob Gronkowski will be available. He has yet to play in 2013, following 4 surgeries in seven months on a broken forearm. According…Read more →
The old adage that no news is good news is usually true, but anxious Pats fans will have to wait a little longer to get new reports from Rob Gronkowski. As has been the case since the beginning of the season, the Patriots star tight end is still listing himself as day-to-day, even amid reports that state that the Patriots are optimistic that Gronk could play this week against...
Tight end Rob Gronkowski's continued absence from the New England Patriots' lineup has escalated tension among teammates who have begun questioning him about why he's not playing and left some wondering if he intends to play at all this season according to multiple sources.
"There's curiosity and resentment and he's creating it by going out and kicking ass...
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...
The Patriots are going to need every weapon possible when the Saints come to town on Sunday, but a couple of big what if’s are clouding the days leading up to the Week 6 matchup.
Rob Gronkowski has been listed as “day to day” longer than most Pats fans would like, but with New England coming off arguably their worst offensive performance, it appears that they’ll be adding...
FOXBORO, Mass. — After practicing all week, it looks like Stevan Ridley could be a go for Sunday’s game against the Saints.
Tommy Kelly, on the other hand, will not be suiting up. The starting defensive tackle was ruled out with a knee injury. Leon Washington (ankle) is the only other player out against New Orleans.
Danny Amendola (groin), Brandon Bolden (knee), Rob Gronkowski...
"[I've] just been working hard towards that goal and working hard every day to achieve that. It's going to be exciting, and when it happens, it's going to be awesome."
There is only one man in the NFL who can utter words so simple that it reads as if a first grader said them. But, at the same time, there is only one man who can turn the New England Patriots...