The Early Lead: Rob Gronkowski


Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski has torn ACL, report says

New England Patriots lost tight end on a low, legal hit by Browns’ T.J. Ward.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski carted off

Patriots tight end was hit low by T.J. Ward, much to the dismay of Bill Belichick.

By Cindy Boren  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Rob Gronkowski jokes about Asian fan, dances some more

New England Patriots tight end made a couple of interesting appearances with fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:00 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Rob Gronkowski cleared to play against Jets

Outside doctors give Patriots tight end the go-ahead, but Coach Bill Belichick is tight-lipped on the matter.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Tom Brady: Gronkowski isn’t causing locker room resentment

Patriots QB denies report that tight end’s status is becoming a problem for the team.

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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Rob Gronkowski cleared to play against Saints, report says

New England Patriots tight end has been out since undergoing arm and back surgeries.

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Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Rob Gronkowski in full pads at Patriots practice

Tight end, who has had back and arm surgery, isn't likely to play in the first two games.

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Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Gronkowski could miss start of season because of infection, report says

New England Patriots tight end is likely to have a fourth surgery on his forearm.

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Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Rob Gronkowski has more surgery on left forearm

New England Patriots tight end reportedly had infection in twice-broken forearm.

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Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Gronkowski is dancing shirtless again (video)

The New England Patriots' tight end has a Super Bowl tradition all his own.

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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Rob Gronkowski breaks forearm again, will have surgery, reports say

The New England Patriots have a number of options at tight end, but losing Gronk would be tough.

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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Rob Gronkowski to try to practice this week, report says

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who broke his forearm Nov. 18, reportedly will try to practice this week.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Rob Gronkowski: Bill Belichick explains why he was still in the game

After a great deal of second-guessing, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick explains just why tight end Rob Gronkowski was still in the game with a big lead.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Gronkowski's broken arm requires surgery (updated)

With New England up by 35 points, Rob Gronkowski broke his left forearm on an extra-point attempt late in the game. He'll be back in 4-to-6 weeks.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:08 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady