The Patriots' Rob Gronkowski was a healthy scratch for Sunday's regular-season finale 17-9 loss against the Buffalo Bills.
With the season seemingly slipping away at one point, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is proud of how his team has rallied to regain control of the AFC East after one of the worst losses of his tenure.
As expected, tight end Rob Gronkowski was downgraded to out for the New England Patriots' season-opener against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
10 things to watch for Sunday's Patriots-Bills game.
Keep these 10 things in mind when watching the Patriots face the Bills.