Tom Brady found Rob Gronkowski seven times for 137 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday afternoon in a 59-24 thrashing of the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. It will be the last time that Brady and Gronkowski hook up for a few weeks at least, though.
The Patriots learned that the All-Pro tight end has broken his forearm and will reportedly be out anywhere from a month to two months, meaning Brady will have to do without one of his favorite targets.
“He’s such a great player. It sucks that he gets hurt,” Brady said Monday morning on WEEI’s The Dennis and Callahan Morning Show. “But it’s part of this game. He’s got to do his best to get back as soon as possible. And we’ve got to go out there and win some games without him.”
Gronkowski, who reportedly underwent surgery on the broken forearm Monday morning, is expected to miss four-to-eight weeks with the injury he suffered on the team’s final extra point attempt.
That means that Brady, and more importantly the rest of the Patriot...