Rob Gronkowski Fantasy Recap: Patriots Tight End Destroys Jets

The New England Patriots went into the Meadowlands Sunday evening and made a statement as they demolished the Jets 37-16. The Jets hung close heading into the fourth quarter, but the Patriots poured it on late to cruise to victory.

One of the keys to the Patriots early two-touchdown lead was tight end Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots tight end had a monster game as Tom Brady was looking his way all night long. Gronkowski was targeted eleven times and finished the game with a team-leading eight receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns. It marked his second straight 100+ receiving performance. Prior to that he had back-to-back games of 94 yards and 74 yards as he has come on strong lately.

Gronkowski remains a must-start tight end at this point. The Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs next Sunday in a game that should provide an opportunity for another solid performance from Gronkowski. The Chiefs have been very inconsistent this season and with Brady targeting Gronkowski, keep him in your lineup.

For more on the Patriots, check out Pats Pulpit. For more on fantasy football, check out Fake Teams. Follow @sbnationfantasy on Twitter.

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