Rob Gronkowski's caution justified

After all Pats tight end has been through, he deserves to return on own terms

Originally Published: October 9, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

It is impossible to blame Rob Gronkowski.

The story of Gronkowski's left forearm goes like this: Break, surgery, break, surgery, infection, surgery, surgery. That's four surgeries in seven months to correct an injury that initially occurred Nov. 18, 2012.

Gronkowski is allowed to be cautious. He is allowed to be skeptical. He is allowed to distrust his employer, the New England Patriots, including owner Robert Kraft, president Jonathan Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and team doctor ...

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