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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 rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Patriots' first-year players are faring through eight games:

Three and out with Vikings LB Chad Greenway

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
This week, PFW goes three and out with Vikings LB Chad Greenway, who gives his take on the big game against the Patriots on Sunday.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's game between the Patriots and Ravens:

Rookie tight ends making their mark

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
It makes perfect sense. They are big, strong and fast with great hands. They have the versatility to block and, if they decide to run a route, a smaller safety or a slower linebacker likely will cover them. Why not ...

Patriots rookie report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Patriots' first-year players are faring through four games.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch heading into Monday night's game between the Patriots and Dolphins:

League-high six NFL players hail from Pittsburgh high school

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh is the alma mater of a league-high six current NFL players, while the state of California is home to an NFL-high 211.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Here is a matchup to keep an eye on when the Patriots take on the Bills this Sunday.

Tight ends coming to forefront for Patriots

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots' TE trio of Alge Crumpler, Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski have exceeded expectations and become a bright spot in the preseason.

Report: Patriots sign rookies Cunningham, Gronkowski

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots have agreed to terms with two more of their 2010 draft picks, signing OLB Jermaine Cunningham and TE Rob Gronkowski to four-year contracts, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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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