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Brandon Marshall: Raiola mocked my mental illness

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been suspended for the final game of the regular season for blatantly stomping on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson on Sunday. As someone who has had experience interacting with Raiola, Brandon Marshall was not surprised by what he saw. On Monday, Marshall told ESPN’s Michael C. Wright that Raiola has mocked him over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiola Suspended for Showdown with the Packers

Dom Raiola says he’s innocent. Believe him if you want to, but needless to say, I don’t. Regardless what Dominic Raoila says, he’s been found guilty by the NFL for stomping on an opponents ankle and will be suspended for one game. “I did not try to stomp on his ankle. I am not going to try to take somebody out of the game. I apologized at the end of the game and he accepted...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola suspended one game for stomping opponent

The NFL has suspended Dominic Raiola for his team’s regular season finale after the Detroit Lions center stomped on the ankle of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson during Sunday’s win at Soldier Field. The Lions will play the Green Bay packers in Week 17 and will look to clinch the NFC North crown and a first-round bye in the playoffs, but will do so without Raiola...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola insists he didn't intentionally stomp opponent

Dominic Raiola hasn’t earned the benefit of the doubt, but the Detroit Lions center needs it more than ever right now. Raiola is a notoriously dirty player, and he did nothing to help his reputation when he stomped on Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson during the Lions’ eventual win at Soldier Field. Raiola insisted after the game that the stomp was not done on...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dominic Raiola stomps on Bears player's ankle

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has a long history of being involved in questionable plays that often feature unnecessary cheap shots. Earlier this season, Raiola attempted to cut a Patriots player by diving at the defensive lineman’s knees when the team was lined up in victory formation. The veteran was involved in yet another incident during Sunday’s game against the...
Via The Sports Daily
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions, NFL Won’t Punish Dominic Raiola For Cheap Shot Vs. Patriots

Dominic Raiola is getting off scot-free for his late-game antics Sunday afternoon against the New England Patriots. The Detroit Lions center will not be disciplined by the team for his cheap shot against Zach Moore on the final play of the game, head coach Jim Caldewell announced Monday. “He and I talked,” Caldwell said. “We addressed the issue. What we talked about is a private...
Via NESN.com
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick burns Dominic Raiola over cheap shot

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had the perfect response when asked about Dominic Raiola’s cheap shot. As you may have seen, Raiola dove at the knees of Patriots defensive lineman Zach Moore on Sunday when the Detroit Lions took a knee to end the game. Raiola later offered no apologies, saying he tried to “cut” Moore because the Patriots had run up the score by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions re-sign C Dominic Raiola

Dominic Raiola is aging, going into his age 36 season, and he looked done as recently as 2010-2011, when he graded out below average on Pro Football Focus in both seasons, including 5th worst among centers in 2010. However, he’s put together back-to-back strong seasons on an overall strong Detroit offensive line over the past two seasons, grading out 13th and 2nd among centers...
Via The Football Fan Spot
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiola signs 1-year deal with Lions

Detroit center Dominic 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. 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...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign Dominic Raiola to one-year deal

Dominic Raiola is coming back for Year 14 with the Detroit Lions. Raiola, a second-round draft pick in 2001, took a significant pay cut to return last year but he's getting a raise now after receiving a one-year contract. Raiola, 35, would have become an unrestricted free agent next month, but he's made it clear many times that his heart is in Detroit and that he wants to play...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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