Patriots release TE Dan Gronkowski, brother of Rob
The New England Patriots have released tight end Dan Gronkowski
less than three weeks after he joined his brother Rob on the
The move on Friday leaves Rob Gronkowski as the Patriots only
healthy tight end for Sunday’s game at the Buffalo Bills. Aaron
Hernandez is out with a knee injury.
The Patriots signed Dan Gronkowski on Sept. 7 after he was cut
by the Denver Broncos. A seventh-round draft pick from Maryland, he
had nine catches in 14 games with Detroit and Denver over two
seasons. He has no receptions this year. Rob has 10 catches for
three touchdowns this year after having 42 receptions for 10
touchdowns as a rookie last year.
Another brother, Chris, is a running back with the Indianapolis