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Tom Brady still has third-best NFL MVP odds; Patriots remain Super Bowl favorites, but down after Rob Gronkowski injury

FOXBORO — Following Rob Gronkowski’s season-ending back injury, it has changed the Patriots’ odds to win the Super Bowl. According to Bovada, the Patriots remain the favorites to win the Super Bowl, but have higher odds than prior to the injury news. New England currently has 3/1 odds to win the Super Bowl, which is […]

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NFL SUNDAY with Pete Sheppard, Chris Price and Tom E. Curran -- With Rob Gronkowski officially on IR, what does the future hold for Gronk and the Patriots? -- 12-4-16

Pete and Chris are live in Foxborough to preview the Pats and Rams today. They kick things off discussing the injury to Rob Gronkowski and what it means going forward for his career, his status with the Patriots and how the Patriots will cope with the loss.

CSN New England

Zolak: Bennett helps with Gronk loss, but Pats need to manage him

Scott Zolak said on Pregame Live Sunday that the Patriots are better-suited to survive a season-ending injury to Rob Gronkowski than they were a season

CSN New England

Gronkowski after surgery: 'Dance floor tomorrow night... here I come'

After undergoing back surgery earlier in the day on Friday, Rob Gronkowski is back on his feet and cracking jokes.The injured Patriots tight end posted

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Rob Gronkowski provides post-surgery video of him with walker

Rob Gronkowski posted a video to Instagram on Friday night — apparently after his back surgery — with a walker making his way gingerly down a hallway. Rehab day 1! Cant nobody hold me down… Oo no I got to keep on movin A video posted by Rob Gronkowski (@gronk) on Dec 2, 2016 at […]

CSN New England

Gronk after surgery: 'Dance floor tomorrow night here I come'

Hours after surgery, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has some words of...confidence?

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Fun Facts: 10 things to know heading into Patriots-Rams

After a busy week with Rob Gronkowski needing back surgery and missing the rest of the season, the Patriots will need to put the news behind them and focus on the task at hand of beating the Rams. Los Angeles comes in with a 4-7 record, while the Patriots are 9-2. Here are 10 things […]

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Patriots officially place TE Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, ending his season

The Patriots officially ended all doubt when it came to Rob Gronkowski on Saturday, placing him on injured reserve and officially ending his 2016 season. The tight end, who suffered a back injury, finishes his year with 25 receptions for 540 yards with three touchdowns. To take his spot on the roster, the Patriots activated […]

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Patriots, Rob Gronkowski family release joint statement saying TE not expected to play again in 2016

Similar to what happened last year when Rob Gronkowski injured his knee against the Broncos, the Gronkowski family and the Patriots put out a joint statement Thursday night after it was reported the tight end will need back surgery and will miss about eight weeks. The statement confirmed the tight end will have surgery and […]

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Tom Brady: Not having Rob Gronkowski ‘makes things challenging’ for Patriots offense

The Patriots finally got their full complement of skill players playing together Sunday against the Jets, but that only lasted roughly a quarter as Rob Gronkowski left with a back injury. Then, on Thursday it was reported the tight end will need back surgery and is going to be out about eight weeks. Appearing on […]

CSN New England

Patriots and Brady react to Gronkowski needing surgery

The Patriots issue a statement regarding new of Rob Gronkowski needing surgery, and Tom Brady talks about the rest of the season without Gronk on Westwood one.

Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times

Seahawk Earl Thomas on Rob Gronkowski: ‘I just hope he stays positive’

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas said Thursday he hopes Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski stays positive as he deals with season-ending back surgery.

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Tom Brady says Rob Gronkowski injury ‘tough news for everybody’ but train doesn’t ‘stop for anybody’

FOXBORO — Tom Brady has been down this road before. He’s lost his favorite tight end target to injury in 2012, 2013, last season and even one time already this season. So when the news that Rob Gronkowski would be lost for the rest of the regular season and likely until the Super Bowl, Brady […]

Colts Insider | Indianapolis Star

Patriots not expecting Rob Gronkowski to return this season

Even the team is conceding that the all-pro tight end will likely be shelved after surgery.         

What does future hold for Patriots' Rob Gronkowski?

CSN New England's Tom Curran joins Mike Florio to discuss Rob Gronkowski's latest injury and how it could affect his future in New England.

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Rob Gronkowski reportedly having back surgery, could miss 8 weeks

FOXBORO — There’s reportedly some bad news for the Patriots. According to The Buffalo News’ Vic Carucci, Rob Gronkowski will surgery on his back after suffering a ruptured disk against the Seahawks. The report adds he’s expected to miss eight weeks after surgery in L.A. Pro Football Talk adds the surgery will take place on […]

Denver Post

Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski to undergo back surgery, season might be over

Rob Gronkowski's season might be over. The star Patriots tight end is having surgery for a herniated disk in his back, a person with knowledge of the details tells The Associated Press.

CSN New England

Patriots used designation to return from IR on Brissett, can't for Gronkowski

FOXBORO -- Though its clear that Rob Gronkowski is staring at a significant recovery period following back surgery, it remains somewhat unclear as to whether

CSN New England

Curran: Patriots need to decide about Gronkowski’s roster status

Giardi and Curran discuss about what the Patriots can do about Rob Gronkowski, immediate and long-term, and his injury.

Beaver County Times

Steelers Insider: Nobody's feeling sorry for Patriots' injury plight

The Steelers have dealt with their share of adversity and aren't about to feel sorry for the New England Patriots, who are expected to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for two months.

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Tom Brady, Martellus Bennett, Rob Gronkowski among 6 Patriots players to miss practice

FOXBORO — It’s a lengthy Patriots injury report this week, as eight players are listed including some big names. Tom Brady (knee), Martellus Bennett (ankle/shoulder), Julian Edelman (foot), Nate Ebner (concussion), Jordan Richards (knee) and Rob Gronkowski (back) didn’t practice at all on Wednesday. Ebner was seen during the media portion, which included stretching, while […]

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Thursday's Patriots-Rams practice report: Brady, Edelman return

Thursdays practice participation/injury report for Sundays Patriots-Rams game:NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSDID NOT PARTICIPATEDB Nate Ebner (concussion)TE Rob Gronkowski (back)DL Woodrow Hamilton (illness)DB

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Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski all missing from Patriots practice

FOXBORO — There were a lot of big names missing from Patriots practice on Wednesday. Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski and Jordan Richards were all missing from the session held on the lower fields behind Gillette Stadium. Brady has been dealing with a knee injury and Gronkowski left Sunday’s game with a back injury. […]

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Bart Scott: Rob Gronkowski is on his way out of New England

Bart Scott clearly isn’t afraid to speak his mind, especially when it relates to the Patriots. The former Jets player was at it again on Monday speaking about Rob Gronkowski’s future in New England. “Gronk’s on his way out [of New England],” Scott said on CBS Sports Radio’s The D.A. Show. “Because of injuries, and […]

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Jeff Howe on possibility of trading Rob Gronkowski

Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald discusses the possibility that the Patriots trade Rob Gronkowski because of his reliability issues due to injury. Howe says You cant rule anything out with Belichick.

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Rob Gronkowski back injury reportedly considered ‘not serious’

EAST RUTHERFORD — Things didn’t look good for Rob Gronkowski when he walked to the locker room in the middle of the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Jets. The team announced the injury was to his back and the tight end didn’t return. Gronkowski was listed as questionable for the game to begin […]

New England Patriots Blog | ESPN Boston

Rob Gronkowski injury affected Patriots' plans at end of second quarter

Rob Gronkowski injury affected Patriots' plans at end of second quarter

CSN New England

Belichick: No point in saving plays like Hogan's double-pass for later

The Patriots needed something -- anything, really -- to get their offense going.Theyd lost Rob Gronkowski to a back injury in the first quarter, meaning