by Aaron Wilson
January 07, 02014
New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski is set to have surgery on Thursday to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in Pensacola, Fla., a league source confirmed.
Renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrew will do the procedure.
Gronkowski tore his ACL and medial collateral ligaments Dec. 8 against the Cleveland Browns on a hit by safety Tashaun Gipson.
The hope is for Gronkowski to return by training camp.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.