2:49 AM EDT, Thu September 03, 2015
Boston Herald

Keep Gronk on sidelines

FOXBORO — At this time last year, Rob Gronkowski was working his way back from major knee surgery, and a lot of the focus was on the merits of him playing in the preseason.Did he really need to get into a game before the regular season? Was the benefit worth the risk?Last year, the answer was no. He did not appear in any of the four preseason games but was in the lineup for the season opener.