FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is active for Sunday’s playoff game against the Houston Texans.
The record-setting pass-catcher missed five games with a broken left forearm before returning in the regular-season finale. That means he missed New England’s 42-14 victory over the Texans on Dec. 10.
Listed as inactive for the Patriots are receiver Kamar Aiken, defensive backs Derrick Martin and Malcolm Williams, offensive linemen Nick McDonald and Markus Zusevics, defensive lineman Jake Bequette and tight end Daniel Fells.
Inactive for the Texans are defensive backs Rashad Carmichael and Stanford Routt, linebacker Cameron Collins, lineman Antoine Caldwell, Andrew Gardner and Cody White and defensive lineman Terrell McClain.
Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL