Source: Gronk likely out Week 2, too

Updated: September 8, 2013, 12:09 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPN.com

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- As expected, tight end Rob Gronkowski was downgraded to out for the New England Patriots' season-opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Gronkowski, coming back from multiple offseason surgeries on his left forearm and one on his back, returned to full-pads practices six days ago and had been limited all week. The Patriots had officially listed him as doubtful on the injury report.

It's also unlikely Gronkowski will be ready for the Patriots' second ...

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