Rob Gronkowski’s season is officially over.
Earlier in the week, it was reported that Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski would undergo back surgery and miss at least eight weekS. Since then, the Pats have released an official statement and have now placed him on injured reserve ultimately ending his season.
The Patriots have placed TE Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve, per a league source. His season is officially over.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) December 3, 2016
Gronkowski was third among New England receivers with 25 catches in eight games played. He also had three touchdowns to his name on the year before his injury.
The Gronk-less Patriots take on the Rams this Sunday.