Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski underwent successful back surgery Friday and now it appears the team is ready to put him on the season ending injury list.

According to ESPN's Field Yates, the team will put Gronk on 'injured reserve'.

In a joint team/family statement before the surgery, no one expected him to return later in the year but wanted to wait until after the surgery to make a final decision.

Meanwhile, Gronk is up on social media (above) and being, well, Gronk...