New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to have back surgery

  • New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will undergo back surgery on Friday and is expected to miss two months, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Thursday.
  • Gronkowski had returned to action Sunday after missing the team’s game the week before because of a chest injury.
  • The Patriots used their injured reserve/return designation on quarterback Jacoby Brissett on Wednesday, so the team wouldn’t be able to place Gronkowski on injured reserve and activate him if they make a deep playoff run.
  • Brady, who is listed as having a knee injury, returned to the field Thursday.
  • Gronkowski left Sunday’s game against the New York Jets with an injury.

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will undergo surgery for a herniated disk on Friday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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A.J. Green not expected to play this week

  • “Green was injured early in their Week 11 loss to the Bengals
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  • A.J. Green may still come back this season, but it’s not going to be this week.
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  • Green was injured early in their Week 11 loss to the Bills, and coach Marvin Lewis said earlier this week he’s still hopeful his leading receiver can get back on the field at some point.

A.J. Green may still come back this season, but it’s not going to be this week. According to Bob Holtzman of ESPN, the Bengals wide receiver will not be ready to play Sunday against the Eagles.
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Siemian not at practice again

  • Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was again absent as the Broncos began practice Thursday, those in attendance reported.
  • Just as the Patriots passed on Brady six times, the Cowboys passed on Prescott four times.
  • Lynch, a first-round pick last April, said he is much more comfortable now than he was earlier in the season and has been taking extra practice reps even before Siemian’s injury.
  • Lynch’s numbers against the Falcons are misleading.
  • Cant wait for Broncos fans to call me a loser in my home stadium.

Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was again absent as the Broncos began practice Thursday, those in attendance reported. Siemian is dealing with a sprained left foot suffered late in last Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs.
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Report: Gronkowski needs back surgery, out indefinitely

  • Gronkowski has missed both Patriots practices this week.
  • Gronkowski came into the league with concerns about a back injury that almost ended his career before it began, faling to the Patriots in the second round despite his obvious physical talent.
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  • FOXBORO — The Patriots will be without tight end Rob Gronkowski for what could be the remainder of the season.
  • Michael Felger and Jim Murray speculate on Rob Gronkowski’s back injury.

The Patriots’ championship hopes suffer a severe blow, as Rob Gronkowski reportedly will have back surgery tomorrow and will be lost for at least eight weeks.
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NFL MVP Poll 2016

  • Case against Elliott: There’s a case to be made that anybody could have success running behind the Cowboys’ all-world offensive line.
  • Case for Carr: This season the Raiders have won five games in which they’ve trailed in the fourth quarter.
  • Regular-season passing: 231-for-340 (67.9 percent); 2,835 yards; 18 TDs; 2 INTs; 86.0 Total QBR Regular-season rushing: 180 yards; 5 rushing TDs
  • Darren McFadden had more than 1,000 yards and averaged 4.4 yards per carry last year in Dallas.
  • Regular-season rushing: 243 carries; 1,199 yards; 11 TDs Regular-season receiving : 24 receptions; 303 yards; 1 TD

As brilliant as Tom Brady has been so far this season, the Patriots QB didn’t top the debut edition of our MVP poll. Also, where are Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott?
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Report: Bills signing Logan Thomas off Lions practice squad

  • Laughing at Bills fans giving a thumbs down on Clay being disappointing.
  • iammrbinky says: Nov 29, 2016 4:28 PM
  • Logan Thomas’ stay on the Lions’ practice squad turned out to be a brief one, but it wasn’t because the Lions lost interest in transitioning the quarterback to tight end after one day.
  • Peter Schrager of FOX Sports reports that the Bills are signing Thomas off of Detroit’s practice squad because they also see him as a potential tight end.
  • Charles Clay has been nothing short of a highly overpaid disappointment at TE. He counts 19.5 mil against the cap this year and 13.5 mil next.

Logan Thomas’ stay on the Lions’ practice squad turned out to be a brief one, but it wasn’t because the Lions lost interest in transitioning the quarterback to tight end after one day.
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