Rob Gronkowski still practicing but not expected to be fantasy factor in Week 1
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski practiced for the fifth straight day on Friday. Normally this means a player will be ready to suit up for Sunday, but the Boston Herald still doesn't expect Gronkowski to play in the regular season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
The Herald also says that a Week 2 return "remains in play," but that's also unlikely given that it's a Thursday night game on a short week. Week 3 or 4 remain the most likely timetable.
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