Rob Gronkowski undergoes back surgery; timetable for return unknown

After a record-setting 2011, Rob Gronkowski has struggled with injuries, resulting in five surgeries.
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In 11 games last season, Gronkowski had 55 catches for 790 yards and 11 touchdowns. He missed five regular-season games with forearm and hip injuries and the AFC championship game, a 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, after he re-broke his forearm.

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