Patriots Get Good Injury News, NFL Roundup

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Published on September 18 2013 10:28 am
Last Updated on September 18 2013 10:28 am
Written by Millie Lange

(Foxboro, MA) -- The New England Patriots are getting some positive injury news. Tight end Rob Gronkowski is reportedly 50-50 to play this weekend against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  He is recovering from offseason forearm and back surgery. Meantime, wide receiver Danny Amendola will not need surgery for a sports hernia.  He could return in a couple weeks.

 

Falcons' Jackson Could Miss A Month

(Flowery Branch, GA) -- The Atlanta Falcons may be without running back Steven Jackson for an extended time. NFL.com reports that the former Rams star could miss up to a month with a thigh injury that knocked him out of Sunday's win over St. Louis. Jackson is considered week-to-week. He came out of Sunday's game after a first-quarter touchdown catch and did not return.