New England Patriots tight end, Rob Gronkowski will reportedly undergo back surgery Friday.

Several news outlets including WBZ are reporting #87 is expected to undergo back surgery for a ruptured disc tomorrow and will miss at least 8 weeks. This, following an injury he suffered against the New York Jets last week.

Gronkowski, who is 27-years-old missed the first two games of the season and was limited in the following two with a hamstring injury. He also suffered a chest injury against the Seattle Seahawks and missed the following contest against the San Francisco 49ers.

Here's hoping for a speedy recovery.

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