A worry for New England Patriots fans has turned into relief as tight end Rob Gronkowski has been officially cleared concussion protocol and is deemed ready to play in the Super Bowl.
NFL insder Ian Rapoport reported that Gronkowski will make his first appearance at media day which is also an interpretation that the tight end will indeed play in Super Bowl LII.
#Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will be at the team’s media availability today, ready to speak to reporters, I’m told. That’s an indication he’s been cleared from concussion protocol.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 1, 2018
The Patriots will take on the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.