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Reports: Rob Gronkowski did not travel with Patriots to Chicago, but has not been ruled out yet

October 20, 2018 - 7:01 pm

It appears Rob Gronkowski's injuries may be serious enough to force him to miss Sunday's game against the Bears.

According to multiple reports, Gronkowski did not travel with the Patriots to Chicago. He has not yet been ruled out, though, as the team reportedly wants to see how he feels Sunday morning. However, ESPN's Adam Schefter says it is "highly unlikely" Gronkowski plays.

Gronkowski had been on the injury report for the last few weeks with an ankle injury, but on Friday a back injury was added and he was listed as questionable. It seems likely that the back injury is the more serious of the two. The ankle injury had not forced him to miss any games.