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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 stock report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots' third-down defense improved in Sunday's loss, but the stock is falling for the return game and QB Tom Brady.

Patriots stock report: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
There were plenty of aspects of the Patriots trending downward after Sunday's loss to the Steelers, but Kevin Faulk's performance was a highlight.

Patriots players of the week: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
There were not a lot of highlights for the Patriots in their Week Eight loss to the Steelers, but Andre Carter had another nice game.

Opponents working to keep Gronkowski, Hernandez in check

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:36 p.m. ET
Patriots second-year TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez have not lost a step coming off very productive rookie campaigns. But defenses are slowly but surely starting to find ways to keep the dangerous pair in check.

Gronkowski apologizes for photos with adult film star

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski apologized for appearing in a photo with an adult film performer during the bye week.

Patriots cut Dan Gronkowski

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released TE Dan Gronkowski on Friday, the team announced.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pair of talented tight ends will face a very good Chargers safety group in Sunday's Week Two bout.

What to expect as an encore for '10 rookie tight ends

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
A handful of rookie tight ends emerged in 2010, continuing the trend of athletic, pass-catching tight ends being involved in offenses. Here's a look at what to expect from them in ’11.

The Patriots' fantasy dilemma

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
It's usually a good idea to avoid Patriots not named Tom Brady early on in fantasy drafts, but if 2011 is anything like 2010, there are a handful of safe bets from New England for your team.

Five key questions facing the Patriots

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
PFW's Patriots reporter Kevin Fishbain asks and answers five key questions facing the Patriots as they head into the 2011 season.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Here's a player-by-player look at the Patriots from a fantasy perspective heading into 2011.

Patriots positional analysis: Tight ends

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
This is the fourth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's tight end position.

Rookie tight ends give Patriots' offense new look

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Patriots TEs Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski were off the charts in Year One, drawing more attention than any TE group in the Bill Belichick era.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
As tough of a time as their corners will have covering the Patriots' receivers, the Jets' safeties will have to try and keep up with a pair of extremely productive rookie tight ends.

Patriots rookie report: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
In the Patriots' regular-season finale, TE Rob Gronkowski had another big game while CB Devin McCourty secured the honor for most picks by a rookie this season.

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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