It remains unclear if New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will play Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
His status remains up in the air after undergoing offseason back and forearm surgeries.
"It's basically nothing new," Gronkowski told reporters. "I mean, I'm just working hard every week, working hard out at practice, and nothing's changed, we're day by day, like we've been from the very beginning. Really just taking it each day at a time and just trying to improve each day at a time. And that's all."
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't counting on Gronkoski necessarily returning this week.
"We've kind of talked about it a lot the last five weeks," Brady said. "If he's there, he's there. If he's not, he's not. We're going to try to go win anyway"
At some point, Gronkowski will get back on the field. It's just a matter of if this is the week or not.
"It's going to be a great feeling, obviously," Gronkowski said referring to getting back on the field eventually. "Just been working hard towards that goal and working hard every day to achieve that. It's going to be exciting, and when it happens, it's going to be awesome."
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