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Jones, Woodhead active for AFC Championship
Forston to fill the 53-man roster's vacancy left by Gronkowski. Forston is a healthy scratch today. Tight end Daniel Fells , inactive last week as Gronkowski returned (only to break his forearm again), has been reinserted into the game
Gronkowski (arm) placed on injured reserve
he suffered on Nov. 18 while blocking for an extra point in New England's Week 11 win over the Colts. Tight end Daniel Fells was inactive against the Texans on Sunday, leaving the Patriots with two active tight ends, Aaron Hernandez and Michael
Fells among healthy scratches for Patriots
offensive lineman Nick McDonald (shoulder) is the only player who was on this week's injury report. Sitting tight end Daniel Fells could mean that Rob Gronkowski is closer to being 100-percent. Though Gronkowski has been practicing several weeks
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front yeah I think they'll be some extra help here. Regardless of where they put it I think they'll have a guy like Daniel fells . I think it's perfect for that kind of situation I don't think you lead. JJ all by himself anybody on a consistentof where they put it I think they'll have a guy like Daniel fells . I think it's perfect for that kind of situation I don't think you lead. JJ -- all by himself -- anybody on
Brady: Team focused on Jets, not Gronkowski
know the guys that are going to be in there playing that roll -- Visanthe Shiancoe, and Michael Hoomanawanui, and Daniel Fells -- they have to go out there and do the best they can do. That's why they're on the team, that's why we have
What will the Patriots do without Gronk?
something tight end who played for Minnesota fairly high level he closely replicate gronkowski as a pass catcher than it Daniel fells who's more of a blocker. He's got decent enough hands you wanna replicate fully. We'll dusty can do but. Thehigh level he closely replicate gronkowski as a pass catcher than it Daniel fells who's more of a blocker. He's got decent enough hands you wanna replicate fully. We'll -- dusty can do but. -- --
Brady: Patriots have to find a way without Gronkowski
for us, but there's a reason why you have other guys on the roster, too," Brady said. "Visanthe Shiancoe and Daniel Fells and Aaron Hernandez and Michael Hoomanawanui, everyone's got to get in there and start trying to make up for having
Curran: Gronkowski breaks forearm
stockpiled so Aaron Hernandez is expected that on Thursday so that mitigates the blow a little bit. Additionally had Daniel fells Visanthe Shiancoe and Michael all of phenomenally. In the mix well can. Again mitigate the loss of gronkowski buton Thursday so that mitigates the blow a little bit. Additionally had Daniel fells Visanthe Shiancoe and Michael all of phenomenally. In the mix well -- can. Again mitigate the loss of gronkowski but you have
Fallout from Gronk's broken forearm yet to be known
soften the blow delivered by the Gronkowski injury. The Patriots also have a stockpile of tight ends on the roster -- Daniel Fells , Visanthe Shiancoe and Michael Hoomanawanui -- so the team will not be without options. Still, the role Gronkowski
Hernandez out for Sunday; Mankins makes trip
absence left when Hernandez went down in 2012, but Hernandez' package may be too big to handle with just one player. Daniel Fells and Michael Hoomanawanui - two former Rams under Josh McDaniels - will be in the tight end mix as well.