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Rob Gronkowski on Cover of Sports Illustrated

New England's tight end is also unanimous selection for 2014 AP NFL All-Pro team

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    Rob Gronkowski on Cover of Sports Illustrated
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    Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots is on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

    The 25-year-old appears on a regional edition, teasing to a story by Pete Thamel on how the tight end handles himself at this stage of his career.

    No. 87 is also a unanimous selection for the 2014 Associated Press NFL All-Pro team. He grabbed all 50 votes for tight end.

    Gronk was selected by New England in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of Arizona.

    The Pats will host Baltimore on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. The winner will advance to the AFC Championship game.

    New England lost three home playoff games since winning their first Super Bowl title in 2002. Two of those losses have come against the Ravens.

    Kick-off will be at 4:35 p.m.

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