Lions' Raiola suspended for Packers game for stomping on opponent
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Lions center Dominic 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, comes following Raiola's sixth rules violation related to player safety.
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.
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