FOXBORO (CBS) – Rob Gronkowski will miss his Gillette Stadium homecoming with a rib injury. On Sunday, the extent of his injury was revealed.

The Bucs tight end did not travel to Foxboro for Sunday’s game between New England and Tampa Bay.

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Gronkowski suffered the injury during last week’s loss to the Rams, though he did return before the contest was over.

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NFL insider Jay Glazer said Sunday that the former Patriots tight end suffered four cracked ribs, one broken rib and a punctured lung when he absorbed the hit.

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According to other reports, Gronkowski is expected to miss multiple games, but could return within a few weeks.

CBSBoston.com Staff