Wes Welker, Brandon Lloyd and Danny Woodhead are no longer with the team. Rob Gronkowski is facing an uncertain future and Aaron Hernandez is off the team and in jail. So the Patriots' offense could be without any downfield playmakers in 2013.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, whose left forearm has been surgically repaired four times due in part to a lingering infection, underwent surgery again Monday. This time, though, there's good news.