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Rob Gronkowski a sore subject for Bill Belichick?

Patriots coach pauses during questions

PHOENIX — The food at the AFC coaches breakfast on Tuesday at the Arizona Biltmore was fairly standard fare: fruit, muffins, ham and egg croissants.

And when Bill Belichick sat down, many of his answers were standard fare as well: for players who have left the team, he said rosters change every year; for players the Patriots have signed, he said he’s looking forward to working with them, and in all things, he’s just trying to do what’s best for his football team.

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