Tom Brady: 'Rob Gronkowski isn't my only target'

Brady: 'Gronkowski isn't my only target'
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady insists that he will not prioritise passing to tight end Rob Gronkowski following his return from injury.

Tom Brady has insisted that he will continue to spread passes around the New England Patriots' receivers despite the return of Rob Gronkowski.

The tight end, who had forearm and back operations during the off-season, played for the first time this season last weekend, recording 114 receiving yards.

The quarterback told reporters: "Well you've got to be able to spread it around, there's no question about that. You know, find different people to throw to and make the right reads and find the guys that are open. It just happens to be if a guy is a particular read on a play and he is open, you let it rip, whoever it is.

"Then, it's my job to sort through all that stuff and try to figure out who is open, or who is going to be open so I can start my read there. Gronk, when he is on the field, he is obviously a part of the reads. Whether he is the first read, the second read or the third read, it depends on the play and the coverage.

"Usually with me, the ball goes where the coverage dictates it to go for the most part. I just try to read it out and do the best I can making the read and making the throw."

The Patriots face the Miami Dolphins this weekend.

New England's Rob Gronkowski celebrates a TD against Miami on December 30, 2012
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