Gronk's dad on high ankle sprain

In an interview with WIVB-TV in Western New York, Gordy Gronkowski -- the father of Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski -- touched on the excitement of his son preparing for Super Bowl XLVI.

Gordy Gronkowski also noted that his son suffered a high ankle sprain in the AFC Championship Game, but expects him to play in the Super Bowl.

The experience has been memorable for the entire family.

"It's unbelievable. Every week in my life right now, it's just so unbelievable," Gordy Gronkowski tells WIVB-TV. "I wake up every morning, and I can't believe what's happening. I pick up the New York Times, and here Robbie's in the New York Times, hes got a half page in the New York Times. I pick up our paper and Robbie's picture is here and there. I turn on ESPN, he's all over ESPN Sports Center. Every time I turn something on now, he's on, it's just so crazy."

To read the piece and see video of John Murphy's interview WIVB-TV's website, CLICK HERE.

(Hat tip to Tom E. Curran of Comcast SportsNet.)