Gronkowski sidelined for Pats' first Indianapolis practice

The New England Patriots conducted their first practice of Super Bowl week on Monday without injured tight end Rob Gronkowski.

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick said during a press conference that Gronkowski was held out, referring to him again as day to day because of a high left ankle sprain.

Gronkowski has yet to practice since suffering the injury during the third quarter of the Patriots' 23-20 win against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game.

Many of his teammates -- as well as his father -- have said they expect Gronkowski to play against the New York Giants.

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