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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Schefter: Back surgery for Gronk

By Mike Reiss

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski needs back surgery in mid-to-late June and he is not expected to be available for the start of training camp in late July, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter confirms.

This will mark Gronkowski's fifth surgery since November -- four on his left forearm, and one on his back.

More to come.