Pats' Gronk says he's ready for Jets matchup

From ESPN - October 13, 2017

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who missed the team's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week with an injured thigh, says he is ready for action Sunday against the New York Jets.

"I am good to go, ready to play," Gronkowski said Friday. "Whatever coaches call, or whatever plays they have me in, I will be ready to roll."

Gronkowski had injured his thigh in the team's Oct. 1 loss to the Carolina Panthers, and the quick turnaround to play on Oct. 5 was too much to overcome. If the game was played Sunday instead of Thursday, Gronkowski said he would have played.

"Unfortunately it was a quick turnaround game Thursday night, and it just was not ready to roll. There was no chance that it could have went," he said. "It is what it is. I took care of myself throughout that whole time, took care of my body, and now I am ready to play."


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