In order to figure out who the Patriots could face in the playoffs, I predicted the victor for each and every National Football League game for the 2017 season.
The Patriots will open training camp both healthy and retooled after capturing the franchise's fifth Super Bowl title Thursday.
Belichick added that Gronkowski was essentially done working his way back from the injury at the start of the offseason program, as he was a full participant.
"I don't think we really do much of that in this environment", McDaniels said. "So, he's been trying to keep up with everybody else". With Belichick and Brady looking to grow their legacies, it will be interesting to see how hard the Patriots go for perfection.
The 6-foot-6, 265-pounder was injured in Week 12 against the New York Jets on November 27.
Ryan threw 1334 yards, threw 13 touchdowns, no interceptions and had a passer rating of 138.2 on passes 20 or more yards downfield.
Gronk appeared in just eight games last season, and he has missed at least one contest in each of the past five campaigns.
Gronkowski, a four-time Pro Bowler, hasn't played all 16 regular-season games since 2011.