Gronk is again. After lacking the final 4 video games with a rib harm and a punctured lung, Buccaneers tight finish Rob Gronkowski will play on Sunday towards the Saints.

The Tampa Bay Times’ Joey Knight reported immediately from Buccaneers apply that the 32-year-old was on the market, the primary signal that his return could also be close to. NFL insider Jordan Schultz then confirmed that Gronkowski will give it a go on Halloween at 4:25 on FOX.

Sep 26, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA;  Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) can’t hang on to a pass in the end zone in the third quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 26, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA;  Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight finish Rob Gronkowski (87) can’t grasp on to a go in the long run zone within the third quarter of the sport towards the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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The Buccaneers offense hasn’t skipped a beat with out Gronkowski within the lineup, averaging 32.5 factors per recreation during the last 4 weeks. That’s due partly to Tampa Bay having maybe the most effective receiving group within the recreation: Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) spikes the football after scoring on a 20-yard pass play against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight finish Rob Gronkowski (87) spikes the soccer after scoring on a 20-yard go play towards the Atlanta Falcons in the course of the first half of an NFL soccer recreation Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
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Tight ends O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate haven’t fared as effectively with Gronkowski out, combining for simply 15 receptions for 144 yards and one rating. Gronkowski alone had 16 catches for 184 yards and 4 touchdowns in the course of the first three video games. Quarterback Tom Brady wants his go-to crimson zone goal again, and he’s going to get it simply in time for an enormous time divisional matchup.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) makes a catch during an NFL football training camp practice Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight finish Rob Gronkowski (87) makes a catch throughout an NFL soccer coaching camp apply Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

The harm bug doesn’t cease with Gronkowski cleared, nevertheless, as one other key piece will stay out. Brown missed Sunday’s 38-3 win over the Bears with an ankle sprain and was seen at immediately’s apply with crutches. Head coach Bruce Arians stated the sprain is round his heel they usually don’t have any timetable for his return.