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WATCH: Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Plays in Memory of Friend, Scores Touchdown

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is playing with a heavy heart. His trainer Dana Parenteau passed away this week and Gronkowski is dedicating today's performance to his friend. Gronkowski arranged to have Parenteau's family at the game.

This one's for Dana. #GameTime

Posted by Rob Gronkowski -Gronk on Sunday, December 20, 2015

The Patriots opened up with a methodical drive against the Titans defense that couldn't come up with an answer. Gronkowski collected a 13-yard reception to help extend the drive and capitalized with a big 5-yard touchdown grab to take a 7-0 lead.

The Patriots are going to keep pushing the score against the Titans to end this game as early as possible. Gronkowski is going to be a major factor.