Could Rob Gronkowski’s Injury Improve Patriots’ Super Bowl Chances?

November 20, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Rob Gronkowski's injury and the effect it will have on  the New England Patriots offense cannot be minimized.
He is without a doubt the key piece of what makes their offense so diverse and difficult to defend, and without Gronk the Patriots will be a different offense.
But let's point out that all is not lost for the Patriots, and learning to fight without their best punch for a period of time might ultimately be a long-term blessing in disguise.
Getting All of Gronk Healthy
First, let's remember Gronkowski has not been healthy the entire year. The ankle that he injured in last year's AFC Championship and had surgery on immediately after the Super Bowl never got back to 100 percent before training camp, and Gronk has lacked some of the explosion both in cutting and blocking.
He's also been on the injury report since late September with a hip injury and has been questionable for every game since Week 4's contest against the Buffalo Bills. W...

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