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The Patriots are 4-1 without Rob Gronkowski this season, but it's clear the team wants him back soon. Gronk hasn't yet been cleared to play Sunday against the Saints, which makes Tom Brady's job that much harder. Gronkowski's impact is undeniable considering his position on the all-time list of single-season receiving touchdown leaders. How many of them can you name?More games from ESPN Arcade »
The Patriots' dual-tight end attack was the envy of the league a year ago, but due to the injuries of one and the legal troubles of another, the team has had to drastically scale it back -- Tom Brady has thrown only three passes to Patriots tight ends through the first two weeks. But they may get their best receiver back shortly, as tight end Rob Gronkowski's chance of being in the lineup Sunday against the Buccaneers reportedly is 50-50. His return would come just in time for the Patriots, who are 2-0 but had difficulty moving the ball in their wins over the Bills and Jets.
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