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Is Rob Gronkowski too injury-prone?

Is Rob Gronkowski too injury-prone?

ESPN.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
Rob Gronkowski is a lot of things: He's a great tight end for the New England Patriots, he’s colorful and also likes to party. But is Gronkowski also too injury-prone? That is the question the Patriots must consider after Gronkowski had his third arm su
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Brady Patriot For Life 03:26

    NFL32OT: Brady Patriot For Life

    Feb 25
    Episode 276: The NFL32 crew discuss Tom Brady's contract extension with the Patriots. Adam Schefter breaks down the trade talks involving Alex Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss Tyrann Mathieu's performance at the NFL Combine.
  • Video - Sources: Gronkowski Had Surgery For Infection 02:59

    Sources: Gronkowski Had Surgery For Infection

    Feb 25
    Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery last week for an infection in the same foreman he broke this season.
  • Video - The Patriot way 02:07

    The Patriot way

    Feb 25
    Ian Rapoport has the latest on quarterback Tom Brady's contract extension with the New England Patriots and the future of wide receiver Wes Welker.
  • Video - Tom Brady Signs 3-Year Extension 02:21

    Tom Brady Signs 3-Year Extension

    Feb 25
    Adam Schefter, Brian Dawkins and Tim Hasselbeck discuss Tom Brady's extension with the Patriots.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Jim Trotter: Finding right O-linemen still vital, but what does that mean …

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The deepest position in this year's draft is offensive line, where personnel people believe Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel could highlight a class in which at least six linemen are chosen on Day 1.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.