An MRI revealed New England's
Gronkowski was writhing in pain and had to be carted off the
Gronkowski, 24, missed the first six games of the season while recovering from back and forearm surgeries he underwent in the off-season. Since returning, he has caught 37 passes for 560 yards with four touchdowns.
In 2011, he set an
"I think Rob is similar to the conversations we had with
"Whoever is in there is going to have to fulfill some of those duties, but it may expand to more people, like we ended up having to do offensively, using more four-receiver sets instead of three receivers and a tight end or something like that."