Patriots TE Gronkowski sets TD record

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

With an 11-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski set an NFL record for receiving touchdowns in a season by a tight end with his 14th TD catch.

Tom Brady hit Gronkowski on a slant following a 49-yard catch-and-run by Gronkowski that put the Patriots in position to score.

The second-year tight end now has 24 career receiving touchdowns. He should eclipse 1,000 yards receiving on the season in Sunday's game against the Redskins.