On Friday night, Rob Gronkowski posted a video on Instagram following his back surgery earlier in the day.
A day later, the Patriots tight end posted the same video to Facebook, but with the caption: Succesfull surgery!!! Went as planned. Starting rehab now. #PimpWalker
It’s expected Gronkowski will miss the remainder of the season.
It doesn’t look like the Patriots will be playing without Alan Branch after all.
According to Field Yates of ESPN, Branch has won his appeal for violating the NFL’s drug use policy and he will not be suspended four games.
[UPDATE 12:30, p.m.: Branch’s agent confirmed the news via Twitter.]
Branch was originally suspended early last week for allegedly using marijuana, but appealed the suspension and thus was able to play against the Jets.
Now that he has won his appeal, he will play on.
The defensive tackle is having one of his best seasons as he currently has 39 tackles and a sack.
New England did add a defensive tackle earlier this week in Darius Kilgo, claiming him off waiver from the Broncos.
For the first time in four games, the Celtics held their opponent to under 100 points, defeating the Kings 97-92 and snapping a 3-game home losing streak.
The Kings couldn’t get much going throughout the game, shooting 37.9 percent from the field, highlighted by a disastrous 6-of-26 from behind the 3-point line.
The Celtics weren’t much better, as they shot 40.9 percent from the field, but their 3-point shooting (39.3 percent) is what proved to be the difference.
Al Horford led the way for the C’s, scoring 26 points (including 4-of-7 from 3-point range), grabbing eight rebounds and blocking six shots, including the game-winner. Jae Crowder also played well, shooting 6-of-12 from the field for 16 points.
Despite shooting 10-of-26 from the field, DeMarcus Cousins was the only reason the Kings were in the game down the stretch, making several key plays, including scoring 5 points in the final minute of the game. ...
Rob Gronkowski posted a video to Instagram on Friday night — apparently after his back surgery — with a walker making his way gingerly down a hallway.
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FOXBORO — It’s a lengthy injury report for the Patriots this week leading into Sunday’s game against the Rams.
Two players were ruled out on Friday in Rob Gronkowski and Jordan Richards. Gronkowski is having back surgery Friday, while Richards missed practice all week with a foot injury.
There are nine players listed as questionable, including Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, Martellus Bennett and Chris Hogan.
Elandon Roberts popped up on the injury report with a jaw injury and is questionable. After missing Friday’s practice, Matthew Slater is questionable with a foot injury. He missed last week, but practiced Wednesday and Thursday.
After missing Wednesday and Thursday, Nate Ebner was limited Friday with a concussion.
Here is the complete Patriots injury report.
S Jordan Richards (foot) TE Rob Gronkowski (knee)
QB Tom Brady (...
Butch Stearns joins Glenn and Fred to react to the Patriots victory over the Rams. They discuss Tom Brady's record setting 201st quarterback victory and debate if he is truly the greatest player of all time.
Glenn and Fred open the show reacting to the Patriots beat down of the Los Angeles Rams. They discuss the defense and debate whether todays game is a sign of things to come.
Pete and Price get to more analysis and breakdowns as they discuss how both of these teams will approach one another. They talk about things to keep an eye on and interesting stats before getting Price's prediction.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen preview the Celtics season. Will Jaylen Brown be an impact rookie and prove he was the right pick at #3? Will the Celtics win the Atlantic Division? Is the season a failure if the Celtics don't advance past the first round of the playoffs?
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase talk with Curt Schilling to get his reaction to Dan Shaughnessy and Jon Heyman's comments about not voting for Curt for the Hall of Fame again based on some of Schilling's comments on social media.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are taking some calls and reaction to their interview with Curt Schilling in regards to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame voting. We also hear about Rob's upcoming working vacation to the Dominican Republic for the David Ortiz Charity Golf Classic.
Mut, Bradford, and Tomase are talking about Dan Shaughnessy's column about how he would no longer vote for Curt Schilling for the Hall of Fame. They then talk with Curt Schilling getting his thoughts on the whole situation and whether he would rather make the HoF or the Senate.
Hour two of Saturday Skate after a Bruins 2-1 over Buffalo, with Ken Laird and Rear Admiral debating the status of Krejci, Chara, Krug and Bergeron.
The first hour of Saturday Skate starts up against the third period of Bruins - Sabres, so Ken Laird and Rear Admiral give some Red Sox hot stove and Rob Gronkowski thoughts before moving into Bruins - Sabres game reaction
Ken Laird and Ty Anderson chat Bruins after a 2-1 win in Florida improved the team's record to 5-4.
In the 7 am hour Gerry praised Tom Brady's work ethic and Chris Curtis spoke with some protesters.
In hour number one Kirk, Gerry and Alex talked about the Farrell extension and Rich Keefe's silent observation.
Gerry, Kirk and Pete discussed the Rams idiotic decision to give Jeff Fisher an extension.
Glenn, Lou and Christian react to a rant from the Louisville women's basketball coach about why he hates participation trophies and soft kids.
Tom Brady told K&C that he has not heard from the NFL in regards to a congratulations for breaking the NFL wins record. Glenn, Lou and Christian discuss Brady's record and the ever-growing feud between Brady and Goodell.
Oakland and New England are tied atop the AFC, but the Raiders have the edge in tiebreakers. The guys look into the race and talk about the upcoming Patriots schedule, which is harder than the last few games.
Dale and Michael sit down with head coach Bill Belichick to discuss the win over the Rams, but spend a lot of time remembering the 2001 championship team, which was honored this past weekend for it's 15th anniversary.
We check in with former Patriots fullback Heath Evans, now an analyst on the NFL Network for his thoughts on the Patriots latest win, losing Gronk, the best teams in the league and much more.
Mut and Michael Holley discuss this Sox news late on a Patriots Monday.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Barstool Sports contributor and podcast host John Feitelberg. Kirk and Feitelberg talk about the rise of barstool, the sale of the website, what it is like to work for Dave Portnoy, and their live podcast shows at the Wilbur Theater.
Gerry Callahan pulled an audible at the line of scrimmage and bumped the scheduled Mike Mutnansky from Monday's show, in favor of sporty Pete Sheppard. Ken Laird and Chris Curtis explain how it went down and how the show went w/ the Meat Man in.
Ben, Alex, and Russ talk about how Toronto winning the MLS cup will be best for the league, the FIFA Player of the Year award, and the tragedy in Brazil.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis finish out the week recapping the Friday edition of Kirk and Callahan, with critiques of Dale & Holley's Keefe announcement and more.
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