Data Scout Notes: PLombardi/PMaxwell/09Mackey/1stC
Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Tight end Rob Gronkowski: The soft-handed product out of Arizona convinced New England doctors that he was healthy enough to warrant a second-round pick. Gronkowski fills a huge need and could be expected to contribute from day one.
A closer look at the Patriots' picks: Round 2/42 -- Rob Gronkowski, TE, 6-6, 265, Arizona, After sitting out 2009 with a back injury, Gronkowski left college early as one of the top tight end prospects. He has soft hands and can block, filling a huge hole in New England. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout *Rob Gronkowski News
09/23/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski, making his 2106 debut after missing two games due to a hamstring injury, played sparingly and didn't have a catch.
09/23/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski (hamstring) saw his first action of the season against the Texans, though it came in a very limited role. The All-Pro played just 14 of 64 offensive snaps and was utilized almost entirely as a blocker, targeted with just a single throw on the night.
09/22/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski is expected to make his season debut after being sidelined by a hamstring injury. "We'll see," Gronkowski said on Wednesday. "It will definitely be a coach's decision, a trainer's decision. We'll all come together. I'm just doing everything I can right now to be as healthy as I can be. I'm improving every single day. Basically, day by day right now. ... Obviously, you just don't wake up and you're 100 percent, but I'm satisfied with the improvements."
09/22/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski made his 2016 debut after missing the first two games with a hamstring injury.
09/21/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski (hamstring) is officially questionable for the Texans game. The All-Pro missed the first two games with the injury despite practicing on a limited basis.