• Report: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski may need back surgery

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated May 18, 2013
    Rob Gronkowski may need back surgery Rob Gronkowski may need back surgery The back surgery kept Gronkowski out of the 2010 combine and would be enough to drop Gronkowski out of the first-round in the 2010 draft as the Patriots selected him with the No. 42 overall pick. As Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski prepares for a fourth surgery on his forearm and a probable back surgery, we’ve been reminded of the concerns that caused Gronkowski, a potential first-round pick in the 2010 draft, to slide to round two. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will undergo a fourth surgery on his left forearm next week, but that is not the only medical issue that the two-time Pro Bowler is facing this offseason. "He is going to be fine long term," a source close to Gronkowski said. Gronkowski recently underwent an MRI on his back to check on a disk issue from last season according to ESPN and media reports. The back surgery, if it occurs, is expected to happen within three-to-four weeks after the upcoming surgery on his forearm, which currently is set for Monday.
    • Pre-draft Gronkowski concerns could be coming to fruition

      As Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski prepares for a fourth surgery on his forearm and a probable back surgery, we’ve been reminded of the concerns that caused Gronkowski, a potential first-round pick in the 2010 draft, to slide to round two. While a ste
    • Rob Gronkowski already damaged goods?

      Rob Gronkowski is an elite tight end for the New England Patriots. He’s a big target who gets open, has strong hands and blocks well. But it’s also fair to officially tag Gronkowski with the “injury-prone” label. The latest news comes from USA Tod
      Source: ESPN.com

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