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Pats adjust to life without Gronk

Losing tight end Rob Gronkowski didn't keep New England from winning again

Updated: January 14, 2013, 9:50 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski left Gillette Stadium with his left arm in a sling, his forearm reinjured and his season over. His teammates felt his pain.

"He looked like he was hurting. It hurts," fellow tight end Michael Hoomanawanui relayed. "A guy with that much talent, it stinks. There is no other way to put it."

Gronkowski's injury, which came on the Patriots' seventh offensive play when he landed on his previously broken forearm ...

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