FOXBOROUGH (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Dolphins could be catching a break as they prepare to face the AFC’s top team.READ MORE: Florida’s Surgeon General Asked To Leave Meeting At State Senator’s Office After Refusing To Wear Mask
The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Buffalo defensive back Tre’Davious White.
Multiple reports have indicated that Gronkowski will appeal the suspension.READ MORE: Finding This Year’s Most Popular Toys May Be Challenging Because Of Supply Chain Issues
If it is upheld, Gronkowski will miss New England’s game against Miami next Monday night.
White was lying face down on the sideline after intercepting a pass Sunday when Gronkowski body-slammed him, driving his forearm into White’s back and head.
Gronkowski was called for unnecessary roughness, but because of retaliation from the Bills there was no penalty assessed.
After the game, which New England won 23-3, Patriots coach Bill Belichick appeared to apologize to Bills counterpart Sean McDermott. Gronkowski also apologized , saying he let his frustration get the better of him.MORE NEWS: Experts Don't Anticipate National Supply Chain Crisis To End Anytime Soon
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