TE: Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski (ribs) was sideline for a second consecutive practice on Thursday.

The drumbeat that Gronkowski will miss this game has been steady from the start, and the details of Gronk's injury (broken rib, four cracked ribs, punctured lung) are pretty terrifying to read out loud. Expect it to be Cameron Brate this week, and for the next real chance for Gronk to play to come against Philadelphia in Week 6.

Oct 7, 2021, 4:10 PM ET