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Rob Gronkowski mum on when he’ll play

Tight end says he is ‘progressing’

FOXBOROUGH — On Sunday, Rob Gronkowski disappointed the swarm of reporters near his locker after his first practice in months by saying he wasn’t going to be chatting that day, but he promised he would at some point this week.

True to his word, Wednesday Gronkowski did just that. Though the recovering Patriots tight end talked for more than six minutes, the bulk of his comments can be boiled down to two words: he’s progressing.

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