Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - New England Patriots tight end Rob
Gronkowski may very well make his season-debut Sunday against the New York
NFL.com cited Gronkowski's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, as saying doctors have
cleared the two-time Pro Bowl star to play after recovering from numerous
offseason surgeries on his back and forearm.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick wouldn't comment on the report during his
morning media briefing.
"We'll list the injuries at the end of the day, like we always do," Belichick
Gronkowski has been practicing with the team and it was thought he might play
last week against New Orleans, but was held out after medical clearance was
The 24-year-old Arizona product twice fractured his forearm last year and
played only 11 games, finishing the season with 55 receptions for 790 yards
with 11 touchdowns. He has 38 TD catches in three NFL seasons.
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