The New England Patriots' inactives list is out and, as expected, star tight end Rob Gronkowski's name is not apart of it. He is active and will play despite missing most of practice for the past two weeks with a high ankle sprain.
It still remains to be seen how effective Gronkowski can be with a typically debilitating injury, but an injured Gronkowski on the field is probably better than one that is not.
Here is the full inactives list for the Patriots courtesy of their official Twitter feed:
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