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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
55 790 11

Patriots rout Broncos 45-10

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw six TD passes, five in the first half, and put New England into the AFC title game after roughing up Tim Tebow and the Broncos 45-10 Saturday night.

Tight ends key factor in NFL success

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
A look at the 2011 NFL standings provides a clue that field-stretching tight ends have become a key ingredient in building a winning team.

Shorts and Shells: Week 17

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 5:18 a.m. ET
The Patriots and Saints leave few offensive records standing; Santonio's no-show; how Matt Flynn's big game affects the draft; and much more.

Del Pilar's Digest: Fantasyland TE report

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar takes a look at the stat lines for tight ends, like Owen Daniels and Jared Cook, and what they mean for fantasy owners heading into Week 17.

The legend of Gronk

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In just his second pro season, New England's Rob Gronkowski has emerged as the league's top tight end.

Gronkowski, Suggs, Prater earn AFC player of week honors

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs and Broncos PK Matt Prater were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 14.

Shorts and Shells: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 4:23 a.m. ET
We highlight the contenders' top superstars capable of heavy lifting; some horrid refereeing in Patriots-Redskins; the magical Texans' continued run; plus much more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski dominated again, setting a record for tight ends in the Pats' win over the Redskins.

Patriots TE Gronkowski sets TD record

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
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.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Without SS LaRon Landy, the Redskins will have an even tougher time covering Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Week 13 Fantasy Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's Fantasy Players of the Week include Shonn Greene and Rob Gronkowski. Who else made the cut?

Patriots players of the week: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 a.m. ET
TE Rob Gronkowski, DE Andre Carter and PR Julian Edelman came up big for the Patriots in their win over the Chiefs.

Gronkowski, Brady lead Patriots past Chiefs

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski, and New England shook off a sluggish start to beat Kansas City 34-3 on Monday night.

A recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Joe Flacco and Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski were among the NFL players fined on Friday.

Patriots players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 2:02 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offense and pass rush came alive in their big Week 10 win over the Jets.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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."

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