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Gronkowski, Lewis make offseason workout debuts for Patriots

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Posted: Jun 14, 2016

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The Spring of Gronk has officially begun. So, too, have the first meaningful steps on the road back for Patriots running back Dion Lewis.

Lewis, who is recovering from November surgery to repair a torn left ACL, made his first on-field appearance of New England's offseason program Monday - the final day that this portion of organized team activities are open to the media.

He said getting to do actual drills was a welcome change from the strict protocols that trainers and doctors have had him under since his injury.

''It feels good to do football stuff. It's been awhile. A little rusty. Just trying to be myself again,'' Lewis said.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski was also on the field for the first time after being absent from the on-field portion of last week's mandatory minicamp.

On Monday,NFL Jerseys Outlet quarterback Tom Brady's favorite target sported a shaved head and the same cheery disposition that has made him a favorite of Patriots fans.

Gronkowski said he was excited to be back and echoed the characterization that coach Bill Belichick made last week when asked why Gronk and several Patriots were missing from the workouts.

''I was just doing other things, as coach said last week, so everything's good,'' Gronkowski said. ''We were just working on other things so everything's all smooth. Everything's good.''

This isn't the first time that Lewis has had to work his way back from a major injury.

While with the Cleveland Browns during the 2013 preseason he broke his left leg and never Cheap Carolina Panthers Jerseys Wholesale played a regular season game with them before being released.

The Patriots saw something in him and were rewarded with the 622 offensive yards and four touchdowns he posted in seven games in 2015 before tearing his ACL Nov. 8 against Washington.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The Spring of Gronk has officially begun. So, too, have the first meaningful steps on the road back for Patriots running back Dion Lewis.

Lewis, who is recovering from November surgery to repair a torn left ACL, made his first on-field appearance of New England's offseason program Monday - the final day that this portion of organized team activities are open to the media.

He said getting to do actual drills was a welcome change from the strict protocols that trainers and doctors have had him under since his injury.

''It feels good to do football stuff. It's been awhile. A little rusty. Just trying to be myself again,'' Lewis said.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski was also on the field for the first time after being absent from the on-field portion of last week's mandatory minicamp.

On Monday,NFL Jerseys Outlet quarterback Tom Brady's favorite target sported a shaved head and the same cheery disposition that has made him a favorite of Patriots fans.

Gronkowski said he was excited to be back and echoed the characterization that coach Bill Belichick made last week when asked why Gronk and several Patriots were missing from the workouts.

''I was just doing other things, as coach said last week, so everything's good,'' Gronkowski said. ''We were just working on other things so everything's all smooth. Everything's good.''

This isn't the first time that Lewis has had to work his way back from a major injury.

While with the Cleveland Browns during the 2013 preseason he broke his left leg and never Cheap Carolina Panthers Jerseys Wholesale played a regular season game with them before being released.

The Patriots saw something in him and were rewarded with the 622 offensive yards and four touchdowns he posted in seven games in 2015 before tearing his ACL Nov. 8 against Washington.

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