*UPDATE* 12/5 5:30 p.m. – Following an appeal, the NFL has upheld Gronkowski's one-game suspension. He'll miss Monday's game in Miami.
(NEWS CENTER) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been suspended for one game for his late hit on Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White during Sunday's game in Buffalo.
The NFL says Gronkowski violated its unnecessary roughness rules. Gronkowskiw will appeal the suspension and a decision on whether he will play in this Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins will be made later in the week.
Gronkowski became frustrated after it appeared he was held and pushed by a Buffalo player while attempting to catch a pass from Tom Brady. That pass wound up being intercepted by White. Gronkowski then launched himself into the fallen White, resulting in a 15 yard penalty, but Gronkoswki wasn't thrown out of the game. White suffered a concussion on the play.
Read the full statement below:
Rob Gronkowski has been suspended for 1 game for violation of unnecessary roughness rules pic.twitter.com/ySlimskMdh— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) December 4, 2017
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