(AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been given a one-game suspension by the NFL for his late hit to the head of Buffalo defensive back Tre'Davious White on Sunday.

White had just intercepted a pass and was lying face down on the sideline when Gronkowski body-slammed him, driving his forearm into White's back and head.

Bills coach Sean McDermott says White has entered the concussion protocol.

Gronkowski plans to appeal a suspension that would keep him from playing next Monday at Miami.