Rob Ninkovich Reveals He’s Played With Blood Clot In Leg Since Last Season

New England Patriots players typically are hesitant to discuss injuries. Defensive end Rob Ninkovich bucked that trend Tuesday. During an interview with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich,” Ninkovich revealed he’s been playing with a blood clot in his leg since late last season. “I’ve played through a bunch of stuff,” Ninkovich said when asked to name his worst...
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ninkovich ‘Healthy Enough To Play’ For Patriots After Suspension

Rob Ninkovich’s four-game suspension reportedly gave the New England Patriots edge defender time to recover from a torn triceps injury. Ninkovich is healthy enough to play against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in his return from the four-game ban, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Ninkovich was suspended for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Ninkovich’s...
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ninkovich could play Sunday against Browns

Fresh off being released to play after his four-game suspension, New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich is also be healthy enough to play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. #Patriots get LB Rob Ninkovich back from suspension, and I’m told he’s healthy enough to play with his triceps. Could play vs. #Browns. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 3, 2016 This is welcome...
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October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich facing four-game suspension for banned substance

Suspensions seem to be hitting a record clip as the regular season edges closer and closer, and another player is now facing a quarter of the season on the sidelines: New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich. “Few things are more important to me than my name and reputation. This might call that into question for some, which has me heartbroken,” Ninkovich told Mike Reiss...
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September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Rob Ninkovich’s Suspension Damages Reputation, Doesn’t Hurt Patriots

Rob Ninkovich likely would have been out four weeks, suspension or not, with a torn triceps. So his four-game ban for testing positive for a banned suspense doesn’t make much of an impact on the New England Patriots’ on-field performance. The suspension does hurt Ninkovich’s reputation, however. The defensive end is known as a hard-working player who does things the right way...
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ninkovich facing four-game suspension for PEDs

New England Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich will serve a four-game suspension to open the NFL season, per Mike Reiss and Field Yates of ESPN. The two-time Patriots team captain tested positive for a banned substance, per the report. Ninkovich said he is “hearbroken” about this suspension. “Few things are more important to me than my name and reputation. This might call that...
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September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Patriots' Rob Ninkovich suspended four games

Tom Brady won’t be the only New England Patriots player to miss the first four games of the 2016 NFL season because of a suspension. Defensive end Rob Ninkovich has been hit with a four-game ban for using a banned substance, per ESPN’s Mike Reiss. The league has not officially announced a suspension for Ninkovich as of this writing. “Few things are more important to me...
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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