Rob Gronkowski to play Tampa Bay Buccaneers' MNF game vs. New York Giants, barring pregame setback, source says


Can the Bucs end their losing streak?

The Giants and the Buccaneers are playing on Monday night. (1:03)

A source told Adam that Rob will play against the Giants if he avoids any setbacks.

There is a back injury for Gropu. The five-time Pro Bowler has missed five games this season because of injuries.

The workouts werecrucial steps in his recovery after he suffered injuries.

"Hopefully it's a go, the arrow is pointing up to play this week," he said.

Bruce Arians said he looks better and better.

In Week 3, he was injured and missed four games before returning in Week 8 and playing just five snaps because of back spasms.

A source told Jeremy Fowler that Sean Murphy-Bunting is expected to be activated for the game.

Murphy-Bunting has been out with an elbow injury.

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