Tight end Rob Gronkowski is week-to-week with a minor knee strain he suffered in Sunday night’s overtime loss to the Denver Broncos, a person with knowledge of the injury told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the injury had not been announced.
Gronkowski leads the Patriots in both receiving yards (931) and touchdowns (9) and is one of the few remaining healthy targets for New England. The Patriots were without Julian Edelman (foot), Dion Lewis (knee, injured reserve) and Danny Amendola (knee), who could return in the coming weeks.
Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower is believed to have suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain in his knee and could miss a few weeks, NFL Network reported.
– Tom Pelissero.
In other injury news Monday:
– Kansas City Chiefs OLB Justin Houston has a posterior cruciate ligament sprain, according to NFL Network.
– New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis remains in concussion protocol, coach Todd Bowles said.
– Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey is day-to-day with a minor foot injury, coach Dan Campbell said.
– Arizona Cardinals RBs Chris Johnson (knee) and Andre Ellington (toe) are both considered day-to-day, general manager Steve Keim said.
– The Indianapolis Colts placed RB Ahmad Bradshaw (wrist) on injured reserve.