Super Bowl 2012, Patriots Vs. Giants: Rob Gronkowski Only Player Missing At Final Practice

Rob Gronkowski, who is dealing with a reported high left ankle sprain, was the only player for the New England Patriots to miss the final practice of the season on Friday in Foxboro, according to Mike Petraglia of WEEI.com.

Rob Gronkowski was the only player not spotted as the team practiced in full pads in their final Foxboro practice of the season. The tight end missed his second straight day of practice with a left ankle injury, an injury his father told a Western New York TV station was a high ankle sprain. (via WEEI)

Gronkowski suffered the injury during the AFC Championship game and went to the locker room, but did return to the game. Gronk had 90 catches for 1,327 receiving yards and a tight-end record 17 touchdowns this season.

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