#87 Rob Gronkowski
 Pos: Tight End
Injury: OK
 Experience: 6
College: Arizona
Height: 78
Weight: 265
Born: 5/14/1989
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Tight End Rank: #1All Players: #5
It took a few weeks for Gronk to round into form in his return from injury last season, but he got back to health and was the best tight end in the game once again. He was first overall in fantasy scoring for tight ends. Gronk scored 12 touchdowns and has three 100-yard games. He finished with a 1,000-yard season and even sat out the last game of the year. Gronk has double-digit touchdowns all but one season in the NFL and two 1,000-yard seasons. He is the premier tight end in the game. He does have an injury history, which is always a concern, but is the top target in this offense as long as he is playing. Gronk has tremendous size, runs solid routes and has enough speed to make plays downfield. He is the complete package at tight end.
Gronk is the clear No. 1 fantasy tight end, worthy of being selected in the first round of fantasy drafts. He is a difference maker at a position that doesn't have many guys producing huge numbers. Gronk produces more like a No. 1 fantasy receiver than tight end. Expect his numbers to get a little better this year, a year removed from a major injury. He can get 90 or so receptions for 1,200 yards with 14 touchdowns.

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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had his fourth touchdown catch in the past two games Sunday, Sept. 20, in a 40-32 win over the Buffalo Bills. It was Gronkowski's 10th TD in eight games against the Bills.
Fantasy Impact: Gronk is off to a huge start. Expect continued success.
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The Buffalo Bills have given up just three touchdowns to opposing tight ends since the start of the 2014 season. The Bills face the New England Patriots and TE Rob Gronkowski, who had three touchdowns in Week 1, this weekend.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has 37 catches for 543 yards and nine touchdowns in seven career games against the Buffalo Bills, who he faces in Week 2. Bills CB Stephon Gilmore expects to cover Gronkowski this weekend. Gilmore looked great in Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts and blanketed their receivers all game. He leads the NFL in pass breakups after one week.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski caught five passes for 94 yards and three scores in a 28-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 Thursday, Sept. 10.
Fantasy Impact: It was a great first game for Gronk, who seems setup for another huge season.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdowns in the first half against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 Thursday, Sept. 10, and his 15 games with at least two touchdowns since 2010 are tied with Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson for the most in the NFL during the stretch.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers plan to be physical with New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski in Week 1 with New England's receiving corps thin minus WR Julian Edelman. Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons has had success in man-to-man coverage in his career, and LB Ryan Shazier has good range in zone coverage. The Steelers are likely to mix and match with both linebackers covering Gronkowski. 'You just have to jam him up a little bit, mess with his timing,' Shazier said. 'If you mess up their timing, they are really time-oriented. You have to mess up their timing and get in his face with pressure, then I feel we can slow him down a little bit.'
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is dressed Thursday, Aug. 13, for the preseason opener against the Green Bay Packers. TE Scott Chandler is not dressed.
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New England Patriots TE Scott Chandler is seeing a lot of targets in training camp and could be a scary complement to TE Rob Gronkowski in two-tight end packages.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski had his deal restructured Tuesday, Aug. 4, which awarded him $4 million of his $10 million bonus that was due at the end of the 2015 league year. Gronkowski's contract called for a $10 million option bonus for the team to decide upon by the end of the 2015 league year that would, in effect, kick in the remaining four years on his deal. If the team opted to decline that bonus, Gronkowski would become a free agent.
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New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski was named the 2014 NFL Comeback Player of the Year by The Associated Press Saturday, Jan. 31.
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