Belichick pleased with Gronkowski progress

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Friday that injured tight end Rob Gronkowski had no setbacks in his left ankle after going through a limited portion of Thursday's practice.

Belichick said, via, that Gronkowski's high left ankle sprain, continues to get treatment and that the ankle is "coming along."

“I think he was OK. I don’t think we had any setbacks, and we’ll see how it goes out there today, but … Rob’s worked extremely hard,” Belichick said. “He’s gotten treatment morning, noon and night, and he’s gotten better on a daily basis. Hopefully we’ll be able to continue that same progress today, tomorrow and all day Sunday, and then we’ll see where that takes us. But I think he’s coming along.”

Thursday's practice was the first for Gronkowski since he suffered the injury in the AFC Championship Game against Baltimore nearly two weeks ago.

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