|Sep. 2, 2016 2:06 PM PT3:06 PM MT4:06 PM CT5:06 PM ET21:06 GMT5:06 AM 北京时间2:06 PM MST4:06 PM EST4:06 PM CT1:06 UAE (+1)17:06 ET20:06 - The NFL suspended Ninkovich on Friday for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.
Analysis: The 32-year-old id not play in the preseason after suffering a reported triceps injury during a joint training camp practice with the Saints on Aug. 9. He had returned to practice recently, but had only participated in light conditioning. Ninkovich was a defensive captain in 2015 and had 52 tackles and 6 1/2 sacks. More than his production, he has been New England's ironman on defense, playing in 102 consecutive regular-season games.