Christopher L. Gasper Losing Rob Gronkowski may be too tough to overcome ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jim Davis/Globe Staff Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was unable to make the catch on a first-quarter pass attempt as New England faced off against the Browns. Jim Davis/Globe Staff The Browns' Jordan Cameron was upended by Kyle Arrington after a first-quarter catch. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Dont'a Hightower ripped the ball from Greg Little, but officials did not rule it a fumble. Jim Davis/Globe Staff T.J. Ward (bottom) hit Rob Gronkowski in the third quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Gronkowski was injured on this play. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff He had missed the first six games of the season recovering from a broken left forearm and offseason back surgery. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Ward said after the game that he had made a conscious decision on where to target Gronkowski because he was concerned about the possibility of being fined. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Stevan Ridley stood over Gronkowski after the tight end suffered an apparent knee injury. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Medical personnel tended to Gronkowski. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff The tight end waved to fans as he was taken off the field on a cart. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital and reportedly suffered a torn ACL. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Tom Brady threw a 50-yard pass to Shane Vereen in the third quarter. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Craig Robertson could only watch as Vereen hauled in a pass. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Julian Edelman celebrated his 2-point conversion. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff LeGarrette Blount ran from Tashaun Gipson and Ward during a 32-yard reception. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Vereen got past D'Qwell Jackson. Jim Davis/Globe Staff The Patriots were able to recover an onside kick with about a minute left in the game. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Arrington (far left) was in a position to recover the onside kick. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Brady threw a 6-yard pass in the fourth quarter. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Officials called pass interference on Leon McFadden with 35 seconds left in the game on this play. The penalty gave the Patriots a first-and-goal at the 1-yard line. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Ridley held onto the ball with Jabaal Sheard in pursuit. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Edelman made a 19-yard reception with pressure from McFadden. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Stephen Gostkowski executed his onside kick that was recovered by the Patriots and helped set up the game-winning touchdown for New England. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Edelman got a hand from Matthew Mulligan as the referee signaled touchdown in the fourth quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff Danny Amendola hauled in the game-winning 1-yard touchdown reception. Jim Davis/Globe Staff The Patriots celebrated their 27-26 comeback win over the Browns. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Brady howled and leaped into the arms of offensive lineman Ryan Wendell.