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Especially optimistic report on Gronkowski

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08:08 AM ET 07.24 | Good news, Patriots nation. The New England Patriots don't have any concerns about Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski's health heading into training camp, a source with direct knowledge of his situation said Monday. The third-year pro suffered a serious ankle injury before Super Bowl XLVI, then played the game at less-than-full strength. He underwent successful arthroscopic surgery Feb. 10, but didn't participate in minicamp. Still, the source said Gronkowski is "good to go" when veterans report for training camp July 25. Earlier in the offseason, Gronkowski signed a six-year, $54 million extension that puts him under contract with the Patriots through 2019.

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July 24, 2012  09:10 AM ET

You see? Getting the celebrity treatment and hanging out with hot chicks is good for you.

July 24, 2012  09:10 AM ET

And now that play time is behind him...it's GO TIME!

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July 24, 2012  09:49 AM ET

I'm interested to see what kind of numbers he puts up this year. You know every defensive coordinator is going to be scheming against him.

July 24, 2012  10:07 AM ET

Now he just needs to take some dancing lessons and he'll be all set

July 24, 2012  10:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You see? Getting the celebrity treatment and hanging out with hot chicks is good for you.

The last guy on the Pats that did that Married One!!!

July 24, 2012  10:37 AM ET
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The last guy on the Pats that did that Married One!!!

Take a look at Bob Kraft's girlfriend.

July 24, 2012  10:55 AM ET
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I'm interested to see what kind of numbers he puts up this year. You know every defensive coordinator is going to be scheming against him.

Good luck with that. There aren't many players in the secondary that can defend his speed and size. But let them try and Hernandez will burn them. And some guy named Welker.

July 24, 2012  10:56 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Take a look at Bob Kraft's girlfriend.

He can do the Smilin' Bob commercials. LOL!

July 24, 2012  11:46 AM ET
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Good luck with that. There aren't many players in the secondary that can defend his speed and size. But let them try and Hernandez will burn them. And some guy named Welker.

Really? So how many rings are these unstoppable players wearing?

July 24, 2012  12:12 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Really? So how many rings are these unstoppable players wearing?

Let me see if I know. Gronk, Hernandez and Welker have.......ZERO among them!!!

July 24, 2012  12:15 PM ET

I'm glad the PA peanut gallery showed up.

July 24, 2012  12:26 PM ET
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Really? So how many rings are these unstoppable players wearing?

Really? And what part of my comments says he is 'unstoppable'? I was only pointing out he is a matchup problem for most secondaries.

July 24, 2012  12:46 PM ET
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I'm interested to see what kind of numbers he puts up this year. You know every defensive coordinator is going to be scheming against him.

Fortunatly most of the DC's out there are crap

July 24, 2012  12:48 PM ET
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Really? And what part of my comments says he is 'unstoppable'? I was only pointing out he is a matchup problem for most secondaries.

Oh come on, you know the Jest's Revise will stop him every time.

July 24, 2012  01:32 PM ET

Ruh oh!! Dem is fightin' words!!

July 24, 2012  01:35 PM ET
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Ruh oh!! Dem is fightin' words!!

Sweets? Is that you? Shocking! lol

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July 24, 2012  06:31 PM ET

Do the Gronk Dance!

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