Potential Rob Gronkowski return remains topical with Patriots

Ryan Hannable
November 11, 2019 - 6:33 pm

FOXBOROUGH -- While nothing has changed regarding Rob Gronkowski's status for 2019 and potentially returning to the Patriots, it's back in the news following a report from NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

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The report said owner Robert Kraft told Gronkowski he wanted him back for the stretch run this season and the team would welcome it.

Tom Brady addressed it on The Greg Hill Show Monday morning, and then in the locker room later in the day, new wide receiver Mohamed Sanu was asked about it as well.

“If he does, I would love it,” Sanu said. “Believe that. If he does, I would love it. Just got to go about it day-by-day and just do my part. Come, man, come.”

New England hasn't exactly received much from the tight end position, as through nine games it has combined for 17 catches for 241 yards and a touchdown.

While it is very unlikely, Gronkowski has until Nov. 30 to be on the Patriots' roster to play at all this season.

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