The two players have history after a controversial tackle by Ward ended Gronkowski's season in 2013, but the Broncos star insists there is no ill-feeling between the pair and that he is only focused on the game.
The Patriots had full attendance at their practice on Friday, which was their final practice of the week leading up to Sunday's AFC Championship game.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning responds to questions... Patriots 20 - Broncos 16. Now Arizona hasn't been playing their greatest Football, but the Panthers nearly blew a 31-0 lead against the Seahawks last week. Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals struggled for much of their divisional round game against the Green Bay Packers, before finally pulling out a 26-20 overtime victory for reach the NFC Championship game.
TJ Ward dismisses Rob Gronkowski grudge before AFC Championship clash
Panthers over Cardinals. The Panthers are at home and I think Cam Newton is waiting for this huge opportunity.
"I've played in a lot of big games, but none of them compared to this, because it's the next game", said Newton. A chance to see 2 Possible MVP's go at it for a chance at the Super Bowl.