Patriots coach Bill Belichick told NFL Network’s Alex Flanagan Sunday morning that tight end Rob Gronkowski is a lock to play in the Super Bowl.
Belichick would not specify specifically how considerably playing time Gronkowski will see, although he told Flanagan that he can’t picture the tight finish sitting out.
Gronkowski was noticed Saturday walking limp-free for the duration of a Super Bowl photo shoot. On Friday, the tight finish was listed as officially questionable for Sunday’s game.
“I feel he’s performing far better,” Belichick had stated Saturday. “I assume he’s undertaking a little far better every day. We’ll just have to see exactly where factors (are) and get by way of tomorrow.”
On Friday, Gronkowski took component in the team’s walk-throughs. He was listed as a restricted participant Thursday and Friday immediately after not practicing Wednesday.
Gronkowski injured his ankle in the Patriots’ victory over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game, and his well being has been closely followed given that.
Details from the Pro Football Writers of America was utilized in this report.
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