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Rob Gronkowski’s injury history

(2013 Getty file)

2008 — Missed three games at Arizona because of mononucleosis and strep throat.

2009 — Missed his entire junior year at Arizona after undergoing surgery for a bulging disk in his back.

2011 — Sprained an ankle and exited the AFC Championship win over the Ravens. Returned to play in Super Bowl XLVI but was clearly hampered by the injury.

2012 — Broke his left forearm blocking an extra point in a win over the Colts in November. Underwent surgery and missed five games.

2013 — Broke the same forearm in January in a playoff win over Houston and missed the Patriots’ loss in the next round to the Ravens.

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2013 — Diagnosed with a fractured vertebra, which was operated on in June. Missed the entire preseason and six regular-season games.

2013 — Tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee Dec. 8, missing nine games. It was later learned that he suffered a concussion on the same play.

2015 — Took a hit to his right knee against the Broncos and was carted off the field. Missed one game.

2016 — Missed the first two games of the season with a hamstring issue, and missed the game against San Francisco Nov. 20 with a chest injury.


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