If the Patriots are going to capture the Super Bowl this season, they're going to have to do it without the services of their star tight end Rob Gronkowski. Less than two months after breaking his left forearm during a regular season game against the Colts, Gronk landed on the arm awkwardly after making a catch against the Texans yesterday and broke his forearm again. He'll reportedly need to undergo surgery on it for a second time in order to repair it, and he won't be able to play football until next season.

It's a tough break for the Pats. But, at the same time, they were still able to put up 41 points against Houston on Sunday. So, something tells us that Gronk's injury isn't going to slow them down when they take the field next weekend to play the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game. Just a hunch.

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[via ESPN Boston]