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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


Rec Yds TD
55 790 11

Patriots players of the week

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's punt-return touchdown was the play of the game for the Patriots and garnered him special-teams player of the game honors.

Patriots fantasy focus: Week 17

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
With the No. 1 seed locked up, don't expect a whole lot of fantasy numbers from the Patriots. TE Rob Gronkowski could be your best option.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Likely without ILB Karlos Dansby, the Dolphins will have a stiff challenge in slowing down Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski had another big game on Sunday, catching two touchdown passes, while three Patriots rookies helped the team force seven turnovers.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Patriots rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Rookie TE Aaron Hernandez caught two touchdown passes while CB Devin McCourty recorded his first career sack in the Patriots' win over the Packers.

Patriots rookie report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
CB Devin McCourty had another solid game while TE Rob Gronkowski caught his seventh touchdown pass in Sunday's win over the Bears.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
QB Tom Brady might not match the numbers we've seen the past three games, but he is still a viable option. RBs BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead, on the other hand, may struggle on Monday night.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Rookie CB Devin McCourty had his best game while DL Kyle Love saw his first significant action this season in the Pats' Thanksgiving Day win over the Lions.

Crumpler takes on leadership role with Pats

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots' rookie tight ends have received extra coaching from the team's best run blocker, veteran TE Alge Crumpler.

Patriots rookie report: Week 11

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense and tight ends are full of rookies and a few of them made some big plays against the Colts while others are starting to see their playing time decrease.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez vs. Colts safeties Aaron Francisco and Antoine Bethea

Rookie Meter: 'Gronk' responds with three TDs

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had a game to forget in Week Nine's loss to the Browns, but he had an excellent game in Week 10, giving him the rookie lead in TD receptions and a spot "on the cusp ...

Patriots rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
TE Rob Gronkowski outperformed TE Aaron Hernandez in a big way in Sunday's win, and the Pats' rookie defensive players helped a solid effort from the "D."

Patriots continue success following a loss

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots followed an embarrassing loss to the Browns by dominating the Steelers on Sunday night, giving Bill Belichick a 23-2 record in the game after a loss since 2003.


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."