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
01/25/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski missed a number of plays in the loss in Denver, spending time on the training staff hydrating on the sideline and getting his legs massaged. The issues didn't limit his production as the All-Pro hit for games highs of eight catches for 144 yards with one touchdown.
01/20/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski (knee, back) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday.
01/20/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski (knee/back) was limited in practice on Wednesday after playing wire-to-wire in the win over Kansas City. The tight end missed two practices last week due to the injuries.
01/13/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski (knee) was limited in practice on Wednesday. The All-Pro was not seen on the field during media viewing of practice on Tuesday, although the team did not issue an injury report that day.
01/03/16 - TE Rob Gronkowski was targeted seven times but made just two catches for 18 yards. Gronkowski drew constant double-teams as Miami showed little respect for New England's other weapons.