New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) breaks away from Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec., 11, 2011, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Rich Lipski)

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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) breaks away from Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec., 11, 2011, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Rich Lipski)