No Rob Gronkowski at Thursday’s practice
Sunday night’s game at Gillette Stadium won’t be a homecoming only for Tom Brady. It’s a return for tight end Rob Gronkowski, too.
It’s unclear whether Gronk will actually play in the game.
A hard, jarring hit to the ground against the Rams in Week Three left Gronkowski with a rib injury. He didn’t practice on Wednesday, and he also wasn’t spotted at practice on Thursday.
The Bucs have plenty of other weapons, but it would be a shame if Gronk can’t play in what will be his only game back at Gillette Stadium, unless he ends up with another team.