Expect Gronkowski to Play Against the Chiefs

Rob GronkowskiThe New England Patriots started the season on fire.

But the Pats got hit with a bunch of key injuries on both sides of the football and ended up limping into the playoffs on a two game losing streak.

Can New England recapture their early season successes on Saturday as they battle the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium?

One key player on offense is Rob Gronkowski, who faced an injury scare when his knee got roughed up against Denver on November 29.

Gronk missed practice on Thursday and has been limited all week.  Gronk has also been at the center of a Chandler Jones’ bizarre overdose situation.

Apparently there is little cause for concern at the moment though; the Pats are just being conservative as Gronk’s knee and back still need some treatment.

With receiver Julian Edelman and Gronk at tight end, Tom Brady should have the weapons he needs for a victory.

We wouldn’t want Gronk at anything less than full party mode on his crazy cruise in February!