NFL Research: Rob Gronkowski's injury history

With Ian Rapoport reporting Thursday that Rob Gronkowski has a herniated disk in his back, NFL Research takes a look at some of the other injuries that Gronkowski has sustained during his career.

Rob Gronkowski profile

-27 years old

-Four-time Pro Bowl selection 

-Currently in his seventh NFL season (made debut in 2010)

Gronkowski's injury history

Gronkowski has missed 17 games in his career due to injury

-2016: Three games missed (hamstring and perforated lung)

-2015: One game missed (knee)

-2014: One game missed (not due to injury -- Week 17)

-2013: Nine games missed (back, forearm, ACL/MCL, concussion)

-2012: Five games missed (hip, forearm)

How much of an effect does Gronk have on Brady?

-In his 17 games without Gronkowski since 2010, Tom Brady has an 84.4 passer rating and an 12-5 record

-In his 86 games with Gronkowski since 2010, Brady has a 104.5 passer rating and a 69-17 record

-Note: The league average passer rating from 2010-2016 is 87.0

Gronk is Mr. TD

-Since 2010, no NFL player has scored more receiving TDs than Gronkowski (68 TDs)

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