TE Rob Gronkowski sets playoff record with 8th TD reception

— -- FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The  New England PatriotsRob Gronkowski became the NFL's all-time leader in postseason touchdown receptions by a tight end Saturday, when he scored the eighth of his career in the team's AFC divisional-round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Gronkowski accomplished the feat in the third quarter on a 16-yard strike from quarterback Tom Brady. He also had an 8-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter to give the Patriots a 7-0 lead.

The previous record of seven was shared by Dave Casper and Vernon Davis.