New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski?is not expected to play Thursday night against the? Tampa Bay Buccaneers?because of a thigh injury, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Patriots’ star tight end was a late addition to the team’s injury report Wednesday and was listed as questionable for the game. He had not been listed on the injury report Monday or Tuesday. Gronkowski also didn’t appear to be ailing when he met with reporters late Tuesday afternoon. He played all 70 offensive snaps in Sunday’s loss to the Carolina Panthers. Late Tuesday, Gronkowski didn’t indicate his availability would be in question when he talked about the quick turnaround for a Thursday night game. “It’s definitely a challenge. It’s tough to already play a game Sunday and then be ready again for the following Sunday,” he said. “As I get older, too, I just see the difference, too. Just to prepare for a Thursday night game…

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