FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski missed the first six weeks of the Patriots’ season recovering from offseason surgeries, and now he is listed on the injury report as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a new hamstring issue.
Gronkowski has practiced this week, which is a good sign, but his participation has been limited. He returned to the field in Week 7 when New England traveled on the road to play the rival New York Jets. In two games, he has caught 10 passes for 141 yards and zero touchdowns. The star tight end was one of 10 players who were limited during Wednesday’s practice.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was also on the injury report with a right shoulder injury, but he’s been able to practice fully all week.
Here’s the full list of injuries from Wednesday’s official report:
Danny Amendola (groin), Kyle Arrington (groin), Brandon Bolden (knee), Marcus Cannon (shoulder), Julian Edelman (thigh), Michael Hoomanawanui (knee), Tommy Kelly (knee), Aqib Talib (hip), Leon Washington (ankle), Tavon Wilson (hamstring) and Gronkowski (back/forearm/hamstring) have all been limited in practice this week.
Matthew Slater (wrist) and Brady have been full participants. There were no players listed under “did not participate” or “out” on Wednesday. The Patriots (6-2) host the Steelers (2-5) at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.