The Patriots have placed Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, officially ending the injured tight end's season.
The Patriots have added running back D.J. Foster to the 53-man roster.
#Patriots place TE Rob Gronkowski on Injured Reserve; Sign RB D.J. Foster to 53-man roster: https://t.co/l9z3qYOC2m— New England Patriots (@Patriots) December 3, 2016
Gronkowski underwent surgery on his back Friday in Los Angeles. There was some hope he might be able to return if the Patriots reached the Super Bowl, but this move ends that.