Gronk

Mike Petraglia
November 08, 2012 - 11:17 am
FOXBORO -- Patriots public relations chief Stacey James held an iPad in the middle of the locker room Thursday while Patriots owner Robert Kraft , Zoltan Mesko and Rob Gronkowski took turns speaking into it while holding a cell phone. On the the other end of the connection was Sunita Williams...
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Mike Petraglia
October 01, 2012 - 2:48 pm
After rolling up 35 straight points and punishing the Bills defense for 45 points in the second half, it might be worth remembering that the Patriots - even without Aaron Hernandez - still have the most toys of any offense in the NFL. As Kirk Minihane pointed out , a lot of the credit has to go to...
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Mike Petraglia
September 16, 2012 - 3:06 pm
FOXBORO -- After making his first four field goal attempts on the day, including two from beyond 50 yards, Stephen Gostkowski shouldered the blame after missing a 42-yard field goal wide left with one second remaining that allowed the Cardinals to escape with a 20-18 win over the Patriots at...
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Mike Petraglia
September 12, 2012 - 1:13 pm
FOXBORO -- Next week, we will again - no doubt - hear from Bill Belichick on how safety Ed Reed is winding up in Canton someday. And with good reason. The safety had a pick-6 on Monday night, igniting the Ravens to a 44-13 thrashing of the Bengals before a national TV audience. But on Wednesday, we...
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Mike Petraglia
September 02, 2012 - 9:33 am
FOXBORO -- Ever since that "Hail Mary" pass from Tom Brady fell just out of his reach at the end of Super Bowl XLVI, Rob Gronkowski has been looking forward to this week. His left ankle has been repaired and healed, he has a six-year, $53 million extension and now, he's ready to try and put up an...
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Mike Petraglia
August 27, 2012 - 12:30 pm
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick knows how important Aaron Hernandez is to the Patriots offense going forward. The tight end who doubles as a wide receiver has caught 124 balls in his first two seasons for the Patriots out of Florida. Thirteen of those catches have resulted in touchdowns. He went from 45...
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Mike Petraglia
July 26, 2012 - 2:59 pm
FOXBORO -- Wes Welker was asked about the focus in the Patriots locker room as he joked Thursday about the "Summer of Gronk" and the well being of Rob Gronkowski . But the irony is he might as well have been talking about himself. "It's great," Welker said in describing the culture inside the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 16, 2012 - 4:56 pm
FOXBORO -- Tom Brady made it clear on Monday, Sunday's AFC championship game against the Ravens is not about revenge -- it's about the here and now. And starting with Wes Welker , he couldn't be more accurate. Brady and the Patriots are far more equipped to strike fear into the hearts of the Ravens...
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