Watch Rob Gronkowski rumble for a 53-yard touchdown against the Saints

Rob Gronkowski battles against a Saints defender.
Rob Gronkowski battles against a Saints defender. –AP Photo/Butch Dill

With the pressure closing in around him on 3rd and 6, Tom Brady turned to his most trusted target: Rob Gronkowski. Holding the ball for a fraction longer, Brady was able to find Gronkowski running open, where he caught the ball and sprinted for a 53-yard touchdown.

The score gave New England a 13-3 lead in the first quarter. Here’s the highlight, showcasing vintage Gronkowski:

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