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Pats TE Rob Gronkowski active vs. Jets

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski spikes

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As expected, Rob Gronkowski is active for Sunday’s Jets-Patriots rematch.

Despite a little gamesmanship from coach Bill Belichick -- who listed Gronkowski as questionable on Friday’s injury report – it was assumed the Pat tight end would make his season debut against the Jets.

Gronkowski's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, announced Friday morning that his client had been medically-cleared to play...

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Rob Gronkowski cleared for season debut vs. Jets

Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots catches

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Looks like the Patriots aren't taking Rex Ryan's advice to rest Rob Gronkowski for another week.

In a text message distributed to several media outlets Friday morning, Gronkowski's agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed the Patriots tight end is a go for Week 7.

"Rob has now been cleared by all his doctors to play Sunday in the Jets game," Rosenhaus wrote.

The news ends a long...

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Report: Pats LB Mayo could miss season

BenJarvus Green-Ellis of the Cincinnati Bengals breaks a

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The hits just keep on coming for the Patriots defense.

Two weeks after five-time Pro Bowler Vince Wilkfork suffered a season-ending Achilles injury, New England likely will lose another defensive stud. According to multiple reports out of Boston Jerod Mayo is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on a torn pectoral muscle Tuesday.

News of the surgery was first...

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Wilkerson on facing Pats: 'Every game's a must-win'

Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets celebrates his fourth-quarter

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Like his head coach, Muhammad Wilkerson still is lamenting the missed opportunities against the Steelers – namely, his near-safety on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. But Sunday is a clean slate for the Jets, who will face Tom Brady and the Patriots for the second time this season. But is their Week 7 matchup a must-win for the Jets?

“We always go in every week thinking we’re going to win the...

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Jets claim ex-Pats TE Zach Sudfeld, release LB Scott Solomon

Patriots tight end Zach Sudfeld works out during

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Let the games(manship) begin.

Usually it’s the Patriots who stockpile tight ends. But this time, the Jets were able to add a former Patriot to their arsenal Friday – Zach Sudfeld.

The 6-7 tight end was claimed off waivers by the Jets a day after his release from New England. In a corresponding move, the Jets waived linebacker Scott Solomon.

And as luck would have it, the Jets and...

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