FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski missed Wednesday’s practice, the team’s first since he injured his left ankle in the AFC title game against the Baltimore Ravens.
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The second-year star, who set an NFL record for tight ends with 17 touchdown catches, was one of 15 Patriots on the first injury report of the Super Bowl off-week. Among the others were receiver Wes Welker, guard Logan Mankins and linebacker Rob Ninkovich, who all had limited participation in practice.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera's Wake To Be Held Thursday At St. Patrick's Cathedral
Gronkowski limped off the field in the third quarter of Sunday’s 23-20 win over Baltimore but returned about five minutes later.
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