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Rob Gronkowski injury: Patriots tight end yet to be cleared by doctors, agent says

Rob Gronkowski's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, says they are still waiting to get the okay from an independent consultant, and that the star tight end won't be back on the field until that happens.

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Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

Rob Gronkowski has finally been cleared to play for the Patriots after a setback-laden recovery from multiple forearm and back surgeries.

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Gronkowski not yet cleared to play

Gronk won't be back on the field until given the okay by an independent consultant, his agent says.

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Rob Gronkowski will miss 1 more game, per source

Gronkowski will miss his sixth game this season and could miss one more "at most" according to a source.

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Gronk out, annoying teammates

New England's star tight end is still not playing and now it is causing issues.

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Gronkowski won't play Sunday

New England will miss its star tight end for the sixth straight week.

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Stability of Gronkowski's forearm still a concern

Post-surgical infections have reportedly caused "serious concern" over the integrity of bones and nerves in the tight end's forearm.

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Gronkowski could debut vs. Saints

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could make his season debut on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, according to a report.

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Gronk ruled out for Week 5

Rob Gronkowski didn't travel with the team and will be out for Sunday's game. He hopes to be back in Week 6.

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Gronk doesn't think he's ready, per report

The Patriots are reportedly not on the same page with Rob Gronkowski over his Week 4 status.

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Gronkowski to suit up vs. Falcons?

Gronk may be back on the playing field as soon as this Sunday for the Patriots' matchup against the Falcons in Atlanta.

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Gronk is '50/50' to play in Week 3

The two-time Pro Bowl tight end is close to being ready to return to the Patriots lineup.

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Gronkowski still day-to-day

Gronk is still day-to-day in his recovery from offseason surgery. The Patriots are hoping he can return Sunday against the Buccaneers.

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Gronk returns to practice

Gronk's return from injury might be going better than expected. He's in full uniform at the Patriots practice on Sunday.

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Rob Gronkowski makes 53-man roster for Patriots

The Patriots did not place Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve and he made the 53-man roster. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Gronk may come back sooner than later

The Patriots look more likely to keep Gronk on the active roster after releasing two tight ends Friday. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Gronowski doing individual work at Pats practice

Rob Gronkowski is doing individual work at Patriots practice, but his regular season status is still as murky as ever.

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Gronkowski returns to individual drills

Rob Gronkowski participated in individual drills during practice on Monday. We break down the fantasy implications.

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Gronk on track for Week 3 return

Despite forearm and back surgeries in May and June, Rob Gronkowski could return to the field sooner rather than later.

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Gronkowski unlikely to play Week 1

Rob Gronkowski is unlikely to play Week 1, according to reports. Whether the Patriots tight end can avoid beginning the season on the PUP list is still unclear.

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Gronkowski may not open season on PUP list

There is a positive "buzz" around Rob Gronkowski as the Patriots tight end is reportedly recovering well from back surgery.

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Gronkowski placed on training camp PUP

Gronkowski will not be ready for the beginning of training camp after offseason back surgery.

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Gronkowski loses cast, moving well

Gronk is in "great spirits." While that might not be breaking news, he has removed his cast and is beginning his rehab.

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Gronkowski's Week 1 status still unknown

Rob Gronkowski's status for Week 1 of the regular season is still up in the air as he continues to rehab from back surgery.

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Gronk's surgery successful

The hulking tight end endured a successful operation and now has rehab ahead of him.

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Gronk to undergo back surgery Tuesday

The New England Patriots tight end will undergo his fifth surgery since November on Tuesday, this time for a "minor" procedure on his back.

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Drew Rosenahaus shrugs off Gronk's surgery

The star tight end could find himself on the physically unable to perform list to start the year and miss a minimum of six weeks. So why isn't his agent concerned about the latest setback?

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NFL roundup: Gronk needs surgery, Foster gets MRI

Rob Gronkowski will need back surgery after all, and Arian Foster went in for an MRI on a strained calf. Here's what else you might have missed from Wednesday.

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Pats worried about Gronkowski's back

Rob Gronkowski's forearm looks like it will be fine after four surgeries, but now the Patriots are worried about his nagging back.

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Rob Gronkowski might need back surgery

In addition to another forearm surgery, Gronkowski is dealing with a back injury.

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