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New England Patriots

Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski - #87 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1989
Birthplace Williamsville, NY
College Arizona
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 10th pick by Patriots


Rec Yds TD
55 790 11

Reports: Gronkowski out for rest of postseason

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots will be without TE Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the postseason after he reinjured his forearm, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Report: Patriots' Gronkowski likely to play Sunday

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is likely to play Sunday vs. Miami, according to Comcast SportsNet New England. 

Patriots' stockpile of TEs to help fill void left by Gronk

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tight ends have the difficult task of replacing the production Rob Gronkowski gives them in the pass game and run blocking.

Reports: Gronkowski has surgery on forearm

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery on Monday to repair a broken forearm suffered late in New England’s win over the Colts on Sunday.

2012 fantasy TE rankings

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's 2012 fantasy TE rankings are led by New England's Rob Gronkowski and New Orleans' Jimmy Graham.

Vikings need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Fantasy: After Gronk and Graham, little difference

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Best fantasy advice you'll get this season: If you miss out on either Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham, just be patient. A good tight end will be there late.

Clear TE strategy a must for fantasy owners

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
To target Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham — or to wait to take your starting tight end? It's a question fantasy owners must ponder.

Patriots sign Gronkowski to six-year extension

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed TE Rob Gronkowski to a six-year, $54 million deal, making him the highest-paid tight end in NFL history.

Big-spending offseasons loom for Patriots

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Wes Welker was the Patriots' top free agent this offseason, but big contracts for members of their '10 rookie class are coming sooner than you think.

Not the draft for immediate help in slowing down the spread

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
As teams look to slow down the Patriots, Packers and Saints, this isn't the draft to find defenders worthy of contributing on Day One.

Report: Gronkowski has successful surgery

Posted Feb. 10, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
A report from Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal said that Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle.

Belichick: Gronkowski will play

Posted Feb. 05, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will play in Super Bowl XLVI, coach Bill Belichick told NFL Network on Sunday morning.

Patriots' Gronkowski participates in walkthrough

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski participated in the club's hour-long walkthrough on Friday.  


Posted April 07, 2013
The New England Patriots say they don't have any comment on published reports that Gronkowski has an infection in his broken arm that could keep him out into the season.||||||| The Boston Herald reported on Sunday that Gronkowski has an infection in the area where a metal plate was installed to repair his left forearm. Doctors will have to wait for the infection to go away to replace the plate, and Gronkowski would need 10 weeks after that to recover, the paper said. Patriots spokesman Stacey James said the team doesn't expect to comment on the report.
Posted Jan. 14, 2013
Gronkowski has undergone surgery on his broken left arm, a person with knowledge of the operation tells The Associated Press. Gronkowski suffered the season-ending injury Sunday when he caught a pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter and landed out of bounds on the arm for an incompletion in New England's 41-28 playoff win over the Houston Texans.||||||| Gronkowski had earlier surgery after breaking his left forearm on Nov. 18 in a 59-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He missed five games and returned for the season finale, a 28-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Gronkowski needs surgery on his broken left arm, a person with knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not released details of the injury.||||||| Gronkowski was injured on the Patriots' eighth offensive play of Sunday's 41-28 victory over Houston. He previously missed five regular-season games and is done for these playoffs.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013
Gronkowski is active for Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Texans.||||||| The record-setting pass-catcher missed five games with a broken left forearm before returning in the regular-season finale. That means he missed New England's 42-14 victory over the Texans on Dec. 10.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Gronkowski caught a 23-yard touchdown pass on Sunday against the Dolphins, his first game after missing the previous five with a broken left forearm.||||||| "It felt good. I haven't gotten hit in a while," Gronkowski said. "I got limited reps (but) you always want to get some reps before heading into the playoffs."