Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski (thigh) expected to play; will be limited

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is dealing with a late-week thigh injury. While the expectation is he suits up versus the Buccaneers in their Week 5 Thursday Night matchup, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported early Thursday morning he could be limited.

Fantasy Impact: 

Gronkowski is our No. 1 rated tight end for the week in a neutral matchup versus the Bucs, according to our schedule-adjusted fantasy points allowed (aFPA) metric. If he suits up, you have to roll the dice and start him, as Gronk is one of very few matchup difference makers in fantasy land. Monitor his status leading up to kickoff to ensure he's active.

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