|Jan. 20 7:41 AM PT8:41 AM MT9:41 AM CT10:41 AM ET15:41 GMT11:41 PM 北京时间8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST9:41 AM CT19:41 UAE10:41 ET13:41 - Raiola's agent says the Detroit Lions have told the veteran center he is not part of their plans next season.
Analysis: Raiola has played all 14 of his NFL seasons with Detroit, starting 203 games. Agent Kenny Zuckerman says Raiola would like to keep playing, but he'll have to do so elsewhere. He signed a one-year deal last offseason that kept him with the Lions for 2014.
|Dec. 22 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET20:34 GMT4:34 AM 北京时间1:34 PM MST3:34 PM EST2:34 PM CT0:34 UAE (+1)15:34 ET18:34 - Raiola has been suspended for one game after he stomped on Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson on Sunday. The punishment was handed down by Merton Hanks, the NFL's Vice President of Football Operations, and comes following Raiola's sixth rules violation related to player safety.
Analysis: The Lions play the Green Bay Packers in the season finale Sunday with the NFC North division title at stake. Raiola can appeal the suspension, but until then he cannot attend team meetings, practices nor have any contact other than that related to offsite medical care.
|Dec. 21 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET22:54 GMT6:54 AM 北京时间3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST4:54 PM CT2:54 UAE (+1)17:54 ET20:54 - Raiola stepped on Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson's right ankle while he was on the ground early in the third quarter Sunday.
Analysis: Raiola said he did not intentionally step on Ferguson's ankle and apologized to him for it. No penalty was called on the play. "it was totally unintentional," Raiola said. "I was stumbling out of the play, come on now, I'm not out here trying to step on people."
|Feb. 7 1:37 PM PT2:37 PM MT3:37 PM CT4:37 PM ET21:37 GMT5:37 AM 北京时间2:37 PM MST4:37 PM EST3:37 PM CT1:37 UAE (+1)16:37 ET19:37 - Raiola is returning for a 14th season with the Lions. Agent Kenny Zuckerman says Raiola has signed a one-year deal and hopes to help Detroit reach the postseason this year. The Lions have missed the playoffs the last two seasons.
Analysis: Raiola was drafted by the Lions in 2001 and has played for Detroit his entire career. He's started all 16 games in each of the last five seasons. He was not charged with a single sack allowed last season, the first time in his career he'd accomplished that. Detroit went 7-9 last season and coach Jim Schwartz was fired. Jim Caldwell is replacing Schwartz.