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Patriots move on after losing Rob Gronkowski

Star tight end placed on injured reserve

FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots officially placed tight end Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve Monday, ending his fourth NFL season.

Gronkowski suffered a right knee injury at the tail end of a 21-yard reception in the third quarter against the Browns Sunday. After an MRI was taken on Gronkowski Monday morning, a league source confirmed to the Globe that Gronkowski had torn the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in the knee.

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