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  1. Rob0729

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    Looks like Ben Volin isn't giving up on his story from training camp that most reporters disputed.


    https://twitter.com/BenVolin/status/491966011860844544
     
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    GRONK SMASH!!!!
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    Huge news! Can't wait to see him in preseason
     
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    I know Gronk is young (which helps a lot)but its amazing how far ACL
    surgery has progressed.
     
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    Yeah, we'll see. If Gronk is ready to go, I wouldn't mind seeing him play some snaps in the preseason just to shake the rust off and get comfortable. I'm just saying I wouldn't expect it. Welker was a freak. If Gronk is a freak, they'll probably let him play a few snaps in the third or fourth preseason game. Otherwise, I wouldn't expect him until Week 1.
     
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    If he can play a full 16 and payoffs. Thinking about it makes me very happy!
     
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    Gronk is ready to score 24tds this year ;)
     
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    having Gronkowski on offense and Revis on defense to start the season makes me very happy! and should make other teams definitely scared
     
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    Can he wear that in the games?
     
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    But...but...Tanguay guaranteed that his Dad wouldn't let him play for /at least/ the first 8 games!!
     
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    If TJ Ward didnt go for Gronks knee, then he wouldnt have that ACL injury! I am glad that he was working out all offseason to be ready. I hope he sees the field this preseason, just to shake the rust off though. I am hoping the players on the PUP and NFI get to start practicing too as well.
     
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    Does anyone know the status of his arm ? Last year he had the big cast/brace thingy as he was said to still be suceptible to re-injury if he landed or got hit the in the wrong place. Is this arm still at risk or should time have helped that ? The arm took some direct shots last year so I'm hoping that was just precautionary.
     
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    pretty much,

    Gronk didn't get hurt last season(twist an ankle, tear a quad running, break a finger going to the ground), he was taken out by a player launching helmet first at his knee...

    Gronk was not the fist TE to be targeted for elimination last season, and he probably wont be the last this one.
     
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    This is why Dominique Easley's ahead of the game. He can't favor either of them.
     
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    This feels like a complete 360 from where the team was going heading into training camp last year...
     
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    Tanguay's old man should have been neutered.
     
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    Or his mother should have swallowed instead!!
     
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    Gronk is the greatest tight end of all time when healthy, hopefully he isn't too rusty. Just give us one fully healthy season and #4 is on the way.
     
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    You called it, Rob. Your optimism paid off. I have to admit, I thought we'd see him very early in the season (give or take a game or two), but I did not share your optimism about definitely being ready for week #1. I thought they may have taken a more cautious approach where we may not have seen him for another couple of weeks into the season, and a TC appearance in 2-3 weeks at best.

    As others have said, ACL surgeries have come a long way. Great news, indeed!
     
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    No players being held without bail…o_O
     

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