Likely to miss another game

Gronkowski (ribs) isn't expected to play Thursday against the Eagles, Jordan Schultz of ESPN reports.

Tampa Bay will provide an official Week 6 injury designation for Gronkowski at the conclusion of Wednesday's practice, but after the tight end was listed as a non-participant on the first two injury reports of the week, his expected absence for a third consecutive game isn't a major surprise. While Schultz notes that Gronkowski has made "steady progress" since suffering cracked and fractured ribs and a punctured lung in the Bucs' Sept. 26 loss to the Rams, the 32-year-old doesn't look like he'll be ready to return on a short week. Assuming Gronkowski is ultimately inactive Thursday, O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate will likely split the reps at tight end once again.

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