FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 24: Martellus Bennett #88 of the New England Patriots reacts with Tom Brady after catching a touchdown pass during the first quarter of a game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Key playoff member showing his toughness by playing through insane injury

He's expected to play Sunday.

Just how tough is New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett?

Filling in for injured tight end Rob Gronkowski, he's apparently  playing through two brutal injuries of his own:

Unquestionably his most efficient year as a pro, Bennett has racked up 701 yards and seven touchdowns, including a career-best 12 yards per reception.

Bennett is expected to suit up against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday evening's AFC Championship game.