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Pats Pulpit Oct 21, 2014
Expected Points Added: Tom Brady and His Reliance on Rob Gronkowski

Expected Points Added: Tom Brady and His Reliance on Rob Gronkowski

Tom Brady relies heavily on Rob Gronkowski to move the offense- but just how much? As Rob Gronkowski goes, so does Tom Brady and the Patriots offense. The full return of Gronk (as well as the development of the offensive line) has transformed the Patriots offense from a bottom feeder to a contender, which begs the question: Just how much does Brady rely on Gronkowski? Julian Edelman looked like an integral member of the offense to open up the year but has definitely taken a more integreated role, as opposed to featured role, as of late. Brandon LaFell has added a big play element to the...
KFFL Oct 17, 2014

Patriots | Rob Gronkowski nearly goes distance

New England Patriots TE Rob ...
Rotoworld Oct 17, 2014

Gronkowski now playing 93% of Patriots snaps - Rob Gronkowski (TE) New England Patriots

Rob Gronkowski played a season-high 93 percent of the Patriots' offensive snaps in Week 7.

Calvin Pryor respects Gronk, but he's no Orange Julius

People talk about the murderer's row of quarterbacks the New York Jets have faced in recent weeks, but what about the tight ends? They've gone from Antonio Gates to Julius Thomas and, now, Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots. The Jets have a lot of respect for Gronkowski, but he's no Orange Julius, according to one defender. "He's a big-bodied guy, but I think that guy -- Julius Thomas -- he's the best tight end because he has a combination of size and speed," safety Calvin Pryor said.
Gang Green Nation Oct 15, 2014

GIF Breakdown: Jace Amaro

As we predicted, this past Sunday was, in a sense, Jace Amaro's coming out party. In fact, Amaro leads all rookie tight ends with 24 receptions, while all others combine for 29 total catches. Amaro is currently on pace for 64 receptions this season, 565 yards, and 2 touchdowns. Let's compare those projected numbers to some other tight ends rookie stats, a notoriously slow-starting position: NAME REC YDs TDs Vernon Davis 20 265 3 Antonio Gates 24 389 2 Jimmy Graham 31 356 5 Jason Witten 35 347 1 Rob Gronkowski 42 546 10 Aaron Hernandez 44 563 6 Jace Amaro 64 565 2 Now,...

Geno Smith: Jace Amaro reminds me of Rob Gronkowski

FOXBORO — Jets quarterback Geno Smith gave rookie tight end Jace Amaro a big compliment Monday, saying that the Texas Tech product compares to Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. “I think he has big time potential,” Smith said of Amaro, who some believed would have been a good fit in New England. “We don’€™t like […]

Patriots' positional groupings: Attacking Bills' base

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- In charting the positional groupings utilized by the New England Patriots in Sunday's 37-22 victory over the Buffalo Bills, it seems clear that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels felt the best matchup was to throw against Buffalo's base defense. The plan worked well, which is a credit to McDaniels and the execution of the players. It looked like the Bills played their base defense whenever the Patriots had the following groupings on the field: 2-TE package with Rob Gronkowski/Michael Hoomanawanui 3-TE package with Gronkowski/Hoomanawanui/Tim Wright 2-WR package...
Boston Herald Oct 13, 2014
Classic Gronk returns

Classic Gronk returns

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Little by little, the old Rob Gronkowski has re-emerged.The signs began late in the Kansas City Chiefs game, when he caught a pass from Jimmy Garoppolo, broke four tackles, and dragged a slew of defenders into the end zone. That was the first sign he was getting back to form after his ACL surgery in January.The Patriots’ all-world tight end was even closer to form against the Cincinnati Bengals, with his six-catch, 100-yard, one-touchdown effort.
FFChamps.com Oct 12, 2014

Gronk Doesn't Score, Still Totals 94 Yards

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski totaled 94 yards on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:He had seven receptions, and seems to be fully healthy. Brandon LaFell hauled in two touchdowns from Tom Brady as well.

Rob Gronkowski: ‘Everyone was clicking on all cylinders’

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — When Nigel Bradham came across the middle in the first quarter and leveled Rob Gronkowski, Gronkowsk got shaking his head up and down and smiling. Why? Because he felt right at home. Not just because his family from nearby Amherst, N.Y. had made the trek to see him play but because […]

Tom Brady: Rob Gronkowski is back

Look out, NFL. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says tight end Rob Gronkowski is back and in full force. “Oh yeah, [Gronkowski] is back,” Brady confidently told reporters in Buffalo after a 37-22 win over the Bills. “Absolutely.” After playing a limited number of snaps in the first four weeks of the season as he was recovering from a torn ACL, Gronkowski has emerged as the Gronk of years past. Against Cincinnati in Week 5, Gronkowski had 11 catches for 100 yards and a touchdown.

New England Patriots' report card

Here are the grades for the New England Patriots after Sunday’s 37-22 win over the Buffalo Bills to claim sole possession of first place in the AFC East. Quarterback: Tom Brady is back and in full force as he threw for 361 yards to 10 different receivers. Brady came on strong, showing some impressive accuracy on what could have been his best pass of the game -- a perfect lob pass over the top to Rob Gronkowski down the right sideline. Grade: A Running back: The Patriots struggled to establish the run game early and Stevan Ridley went down with a knee injury.
Pats Pulpit Oct 12, 2014
Stevan Ridley and Rob Gronkowski Each Suffer an Injury vs. Bills

Stevan Ridley and Rob Gronkowski Each Suffer an Injury vs. Bills

The Patriots suffered two more injuries in their game against the Bills: Rob Gronkowski and Stevan Ridley. The bodies keep falling for the New England Patriots during this week six game against the Buffalo Bills. In the third quarter, the Patriots had two additional key offensive players suffer injuries. First, Rob Gronkowski appeared to injure his knee and arm diving for a deep throw from Tom Brady. He was able to walk off the field, mostly under his own power, and returned to the game two plays later. It looks like Gronkowski and the Patriots dodged a bullet on that one. A play later,...

Halftime analysis: Patriots 13, Bills 7

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Patriots and Bills have played two quarters at Ralph Wilson Stadium, and New England holds a 10-7 lead. Here are a few quick notes: – Tom Brady is 12-for-20 for 91 yards and a touchdown. Rob Gronkowski had three catches for 26 yards, while Stevan Ridley had six carries for […]

Bills aiming to keep Gronk under wraps

Their exact plan has been kept under wraps this week, but the Bills know they’ve got to limit Rob Gronkowski in New England’s passing game. Not only because he’s a favorite target of Tom Brady, but because he’s been a Bills killer over the years. In his six games played against the Bills, he has […]

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