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Thu, 12/13/2012 - 8:47pm  

Gronkowski limited, 'questionable' for Sunday

FOXBORO -- Rob Gronkowski was officially listed as "limited" in his return to Patriots practice on Friday and the team lists him as questionable for a Sunday night return to action against the 49ers at Gillette Stadium. 

Gronkowski was seen flexing his left hand as he was running sprints at the start of practice as the team worked out in sweats and shells. Gronkowski wasn't wearing any apparent protection on the left forearm that was surgically repaired after it was broken on Nov. 18 against the Colts. Gronkowski was not in the locker room to talk to reporters during media availability after practice. 

Starting left tackle Nate Solder was also added to the injury report on Friday and was limited in practice with an abdomen injury. He is among 19 players listed as questionable for Sunday night. 

Also among the large group listed as questionable were Aqib Talib (hip) and Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) who returned on Thursday to practice in a limited capacity. 

For the 49ers, wide receiver Mario Manningham did not practice after being limited on Wednesday and Thursday and is listed as "doubtful" for Sunday.

Here is Friday's complete report:

Limited Participation

DT Ron Brace (elbow) Questionable

TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm/hip)  Questionable

T Nate Solder (abdomen) Questionable

CB Aqib Talib (hip) Questionable

DL Kyle Love (not injury related) Questionable

CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) Questionable

OL Nick McDonald (shoulder) Questionable

LB Tracy White (elbow) Questionable

DE Chandler Jones (ankle) Questionable

G Logan Mankins (ankle/calf)  Questionable

OT Sebastian Vollmer (back/knee) Questionable

G Dan Connolly (back) Questionable

S Patrick Chung (shoulder/hamstring) Questionable  

CB Kyle Arrington (knee) Questionable

TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle) Questionable

LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring)  Questionable

WR Brandon Lloyd (knee) Questionable

LB Brandon Spikes (knee/ankle)  Questionable

WR Wes Welker (ankle)  Questionable

Full Participation

LB Jerod Mayo (elbow) Probable

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