Rob Gronkowski Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Rob Gronkowski's injury
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.
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.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A daily review of hot topics coming out of training camp: The team's first practice provided a snapshot of how the team plans to manage tight end Rob Gronkowski as he works his way back from surgery on his torn right ACL on Jan. 9. Gronkowski participated in individual drills, but not in any of the 7-on-7 or 11-on-11 drills. Gronkowski had a brace over the knee, and is still wearing a protective cover over his previously injured left forearm.
The Patriots All-Pro tight end has no plans on changing his playing style, despite a slew of injuries over the past few seasons.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the start of Patriots training camp. Players began arriving for camp on Wednesday, and Bill Belichick broke the news that Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play.
The Patriots announced the signing of tight end Nate Byham on Sunday, and here are the contract terms: Length: 1 year Base salary: $645,000 Split salary: $373,000 (in the event of injury) Salary-cap hit: $645,000 QUICK-HIT THOUGHTS: This is a modest deal, with no bonus money, that reflects a player competing for a backup spot behind Rob Gronkowski and Michael Hoomanawanui. With the Patriots not re-signing veteran Matthew Mulligan, who filled a blocking-based role last season, the 6-foot-4, 264-pound Byham is a candidate to possibly step into that void.
All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski will be ready for the start of the regular season according to the New England Patriots website. Allie LaForce and Doug Gottlieb discuss during their "Major or Minor" segment.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick reacts to a reporter's question about tight end Rob Gronkowski.
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