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Gronkowski was listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report, but will miss his fifth straight game to start the season. The All Pro tight end is still recovering from off-season forearm and back surgeries, and though it appears he is getting closer, there is no clear timetable on his return.
Wide receiver Danny Amendola did make the trip to Cincinnati and will be a game-time decision. Amendola, who was also listed as questionable on Friday, has been sidelined with a groin injury and hasn’t seen game action since Week 1′s win over the Buffalo Bills.
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Amendola, who caught 10 passes for 104 yards in Week 1, did say on Friday he was “looking forward to Sunday” but would not clarify if that meant he would be playing or not.
But the fact he is making the trip is a good sign the wide receiver could see some action on Sunday against the Bengals.
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