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Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski said that the team is taking a closer look into a specialized cleat he may wear in Super Bowl XLVI to make it simpler for him to play in spite of a high left ankle sprain. Football scores

“I believe we’re going over that tonight, so we are going to see with the training staff,” Gronkowski expounded.

Gronkowski added that he was doubtful if he would practice, while Patriots trainer Bill Belichick failed to reveal the team’s practice plans for Gronkowski.

“Rob is doing much better, so we’ll just have to find out where he’s today,” Belichick related. “I believe he is making enhancement, improving each day. We’ll just take it daily and see what he’s ready to achieve today.”

It is widely believed that Gronkowski will play Sunday night. The bigger query figures to be the degree of his effectiveness, and even he recognized he is not sure how his time away from the practice field would influence him. Baseball scores

“I’m just staying at weight and doing what I possibly can do to remain in shape,” he claimed.

Tues. was Gronkowski’s 1st day with no a walking boot since hurting the ankle January 22 in the AFC Championship Game.

Gronkowski, who was chosen to the Pro Bowl after finishing with 90 receptions for 1,327 yards and a tight-end record Seventeen touchdowns in the regular season, reproduced many times that he was adopting a short-term focus. He didn’t want to outlook how it would be by Sunday night.

“I don’t know though, we’re going day to day,” he announced. “We’re making new steps every day and feeling better every single day. You simply wish to keep going in the correct direction. I would like to be out there with the team, clearly.”

In other injury reports, Patriots tackle Matt Light was back in activity after missing media day due to a sickness.

“I’m doing well. It’s a good morning,” he revealed.

Light added that he was excited regarding practicing later Wed.

“We have a good game plan here. We are prepared to go,” he announced.

Fellow tackle Sebastian Vollmer, who also missed media day because of sickness, assessed his prospects of playing in the Super Bowl. He’s been out since suffering a foot injury November 27.

“I feel all right. I was under the weather for a short while, but I believe it’s clearing up now,” Vollmer recounted of his recent illness. “Physically, I started practicing again, I suspect it went nicely. If I’m ready to play or not, Bill (Belichick) and the medical staff make the final decision.”

Vollmer missed 5 of the first 6 games of the season with a back wound, which lingered even as he attempted to rehabilitate his more current foot ailment.

“It’s tough to deal with. You are feeling like you whip something, and then you need to get out there. You play 1 or 2 games. You’re manifestly on a very good team, you see there’s a prospect of going somewhere,” Vollmer announced of the two injuries. “I consider just dealing with wounds is hard for any player. But just missing time, and just trying hard to get far better. It’s difficult at times.”

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