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Report: Gronkowski travels with Patriots, but Talib does not

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One of the Patriots’ top players was part of the club’s traveling party on Saturday, while another key player stayed home.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski was among the Patriots making the trip to play the Jets on Sunday, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reported.

However, cornerback Aqib Talib did not make the trip, the Herald said.

Talib was listed as doubtful for Week Seven with a hip flexor injury. Earlier this week, PFT reported Talib was expected to miss the Jets game.

Gronkowski (back/forearm) is listed as questionable for Sunday, though he has been cleared to return to the playing field. The Pro Bowl tight end has missed the Patriots’ first six regular-season games.

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12 Responses to “Report: Gronkowski travels with Patriots, but Talib does not”
  1. TheWizard says: Oct 19, 2013 1:19 PM

    I’m hoping Gronk’s presence might produce more points than Talib’s absence might allow.

    We’ll see about that.

  2. kperagine says: Oct 19, 2013 1:27 PM

    Interested to see how the Pats Defense looks without their best CB, LB and DL.

  3. quicktaker says: Oct 19, 2013 1:37 PM

    Gronk should listen to his own body and not listen to the dopey doctors that had him play too early after his broken arm and high ankle sprain. Gronk had back surgery only four months ago and it is goofy to have him crash into 300 lb men at full speed now. Personally I want to watch Gronk play another 5 good years and not ruin his career prematurely.

  4. clebrownsfan11 says: Oct 19, 2013 1:40 PM

    Should I start Gronk or Jordan Cameron this week?

  5. patsbrat says: Oct 19, 2013 1:52 PM

    Can’t you just feel the anticipation and excitement of another Pats – Jets showdown? Bring it on!

  6. toad007 says: Oct 19, 2013 2:05 PM

    I hear the pats only travel players who play on away games, is this correct?

  7. patriots123456 says: Oct 19, 2013 2:36 PM

    “”I hear the pats only travel players who play on away games, is this correct?””

    Yes you are correct!

  8. titaniksigh says: Oct 19, 2013 2:48 PM

    Damn! To start him or not to start him? That is the question.

  9. doctorrustbelt says: Oct 19, 2013 3:06 PM

    LOSS.

  10. snipedanglecelly13 says: Oct 19, 2013 5:14 PM

    Let the gronking begin! Huge fantasy addition for me

  11. deejayehn says: Oct 20, 2013 12:29 AM

    As long as Talib is healthy after the bye week…I’m ok with it.

  12. NakedCowboy! says: Oct 20, 2013 4:49 AM

    I had drafted gronk and then picked up Julius thomas as cover… oh the rich richer!

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