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6 hours ago
Rotoworld
According to the Boston Globe, Rob Gronkowski doesn't look like someone coming off a torn ACL/MCL.
Jul 30, 2014
FFToolbox.com
Gronkowski will likely sit out the entirety of the preseason schedule as he recovers from knee surgery, according to the Boston Globe. The fourth-year tight end has undergone six surgeries in the past two years, and has not played a full season since 2011. Gronkowski was cleared for training camp, but has thus far been held out of organized team drills, instead working individually on the sidelines, or with small groups. In seven games in 2013, Gronkowski caught 39 balls for 592 yards and four touchdowns. FANTASY ANALYSIS: As expected, the Patriots are being extremely careful with their...
Jul 28, 2014
KFFL
New England Patriots TE Rob ...
Rotoworld 6 hours ago

Gronk continues to look healthy at camp - Rob Gronkowski (TE) New England Patriots

According to the Boston Globe, Rob Gronkowski doesn't look like someone coming off a torn ACL/MCL.
FFToolbox.com Jul 30, 2014

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski likely to sit out preseason

Gronkowski will likely sit out the entirety of the preseason schedule as he recovers from knee surgery, according to the Boston Globe. The fourth-year tight end has undergone six surgeries in the past two years, and has not played a full season since 2011. Gronkowski was cleared for training camp, but has thus far been held out of organized team drills, instead working individually on the sidelines, or with small groups. In seven games in 2013, Gronkowski caught 39 balls for 592 yards and four touchdowns. FANTASY ANALYSIS: As expected, the Patriots are being extremely careful with their...

Rob Gronkowski isn’t worried about targeting on his right knee: ‘I’m not more conscious about it’

FOXBORO — Rob Gronkowski has heard the rumblings that his surgically repaired right knee could be a target this season. But he’s heard those rumblings before, even before his right knee was assaulted by a hit from Cleveland’s T.J. Ward last December. “It’s the NFL,” Gronkowski said. “You’re hitting every single play, every single down. […]
Patriots Gab Jul 29, 2014
Photos From Day 5 of Patriots Camp

Photos From Day 5 of Patriots Camp

Tom Brady chatting with Darrelle Revis at practice.(Photo By David Silverman) Patriots Quarterbacks running through a drill.(Photo By David Silverman) Kenbrell Thompkins, whose birthday was today, catches a pass.(Photo By David Silverman) Tight Ends Rob Gronkowski and Justin Jones.(Photo By Chris Ferreira) RB Roy Finch(Photo By David Silverman) WR Wilson Van Hooser(Photo By David Silverman) Tom Brady celebrates.(Photo By David Silverman) Julian Edelman dominated today.(Photo By David Silverman) Rob Gronkowski V.S. Darrelle Revis. Gronk said after practice “It’s good to go against the...

Patriots Camp Report: Day 6

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of New England Patriots training camp: Tight end Rob Gronkowski continues to work only in individual drills, and one of those drills today came as he caught passes from quarterback Tom Brady while being covered by cornerback Darrelle Revis at a walkthrough-type pace. "It’s good to get that work in. It’s good to have him around you so you know what it’s like to have a defender right up on you for when you go full speed," Gronkowski said after practice.

Rob Gronkowski Taking His Time, Focusing on Getting Up to Speed

There will be a time when the Patriots’ tight end will be able to start taking hits again, but for now, Gronkowski’s biggest step is getting his conditioning and timing up to speed.

Weekly Patriots mail is delivered

Every Tuesday on ESPNBoston.com, questions from New England Patriots followers are answered as part of a weekly mailbag. This week's mailbag has been posted and includes some of the following topics: 1. Considering how quickly tight end Rob Gronkowski will be a full-time contributor and how much his knee will affect his performance. 2. Looking closer at the competition at center (Ryan Wendell vs. Bryan Stork) and right guard (Dan Connolly vs. Josh Kline).
KFFL Jul 28, 2014

Patriots | Rob Gronkowski goes at half-speed

New England Patriots TE Rob ...
FFToolbox.com Jul 27, 2014

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski takes part in full-team practice

On Sunday, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski continued to make progress in his rehab from major knee surgery. NFL.com's Albert Breer reports that Gronkowski took part in an 11-on-11 practice for the first time during training camp. Breer added that the drills were run at about three-quarters speed. Gronkowski tore his right ACL and MCL in December. FANTASY ANALYSIS: Gronk's average draft position rises with each positive word about his recovery that emerges. Last month, he was a fourth-round pick. Now he's being drafted early in the third round. He will move into the second round in a couple...

Patriots Training Camp Notes: Tight Ends Having a Helluva Competition

The competition to be Rob Gronkowski's backup has lightened up training camp. Plus, results from 1-on-1 drills as well as tracking the team's quarterbacks.
Boston Herald Jul 26, 2014
Experts fear Rob Gronkowski will be targeted low

Experts fear Rob Gronkowski will be targeted low

FOXBORO — The Patriots should fear Rob Gronkowski’s knees will have a bull’s-eye on them this season.There is an unsettling feeling among those who have played the game that Gronkowski won’t be able to endure a full slate of games thanks to now being an easier mark for rival defensive backs. The overwhelming concern is the Patriots all-world tight end will again be the victim of a blow to his surgically repaired right knee when he returns to game action.
Denver Post Jul 26, 2014
Patriot's Rob Gronkowski back at practice; more from around the NFL

Patriot's Rob Gronkowski back at practice; more from around the NFL

Rob Gronkowski, the oft-injured tight end for the Patriots, is practicing at training camp but not ready for full activity as he continues his recovery from knee surgery. He's not even sure he'll play in the season opener Sept. 7.
Boston Herald Jul 25, 2014
Patriots Notebook: Rob Gronkowski won’t go changing

Patriots Notebook: Rob Gronkowski won’t go changing

FOXBORO — The Patriots’ social butterfly clipped his wings this offseason.Tight end Rob Gronkowski said yesterday he “worked (his) butt off” to return to the field for the start of training camp. The rehab process has spanned 61⁄2 months since the Jan. 9 surgery, and it was a grueling experience, especially considering how he has spent three consecutive offseasons recovering from serious injuries.
Patriots Gab Jul 25, 2014

Patriots release TE Nate Byham

Five days after signing tight end Nate Byham, the Patriots have released him. The move leaves Rob Gronkowski, Asa Waston, Justin Jones, Michael Hoomanawanui, and D.J. Williams as the tight ends left. The move opens up one roster spot.    

Patriots camp report: Day 2

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A daily review of hot topics coming out of the New England Patriots training camp: Tight end Rob Gronkowski confirmed the obvious -- while he might have been cleared to play from a medical perspective, he's still not 100 percent and is being managed from a football standpoint. That's why he's only taking part in individual drills at this point, while also putting in some extra time after practice with quarterback Tom Brady.

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