Dominic Raiola

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 09: Dominic Raiola #51 and Travis Swanson #64 of the Detroit Lions celebrates the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field on November 09 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Dolphins 20-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

With A Heart For Detroit, Raiola Is Much More Than The Sum Of His Miscues

A three-time game captain for the Lions this season, Raiola might be one of the most beloved players in the locker room. Outside, he might be considered one of the most polarizing given his history of coarse interactions with fans.

CBS Detroit–37 mins ago

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions participates in pre game warm ups prior to the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Raiola Hopes Sunday’s Home Game Not Last For Suh; Mosley Tells Him ‘Don’t Go’

From the start, Sunday’s game seemed like a bit of a special occasion for Ndamukong Suh, who had billionaire Warren Buffett as a guest,

CBS Detroit–12/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 14: Matt Asiata #44 of the Minnesota Vikings is stopped by Ndamukong Suh #90 and DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions during the third quarter of the game at Ford Field on December 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Vikings 16-14. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Defense Again Comes Up With Big Plays When Lions Need Them Most

In the middle of the second quarter Sunday, the Detroit Lions desperately needed a spark.

CBS Detroit–12/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 07: Calvin Johnson #81 celebrates his first quarter touch down with Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions while playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Ford Field on December 07, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Put Together Another Complete Game; Fauria Says This Team Not ‘S.O.L.’

“It’s nice to have one of those games where it’s stress-free in the fourth,” Raiola said. “That’s how games like that are supposed to go.”

CBS Detroit–12/07/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions runs off the field after a turn over on downs during the fourth quarter of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Raiola Reflects On 200th Start: ‘We’ve Been Through A Lot In 14 Years’

“We’ve been bankrupt. We’ve been 0 and 16,” Raiola said of his time in Detroit. “You keep kicking us down, but we keep getting up.”

CBS Detroit–11/27/2014

Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions readies to snap the ball.(2010 Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Raiola Says NFL Will Not Fine Him; One Day Later, NFL Fines Him

“I don’t live life with regrets,” Raiola said. “I didn’t intentionally try to hurt anybody.”

CBS Detroit–11/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions reacts to the loss against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packers defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Looking At Lions’ Raiola After Block Vs. Pats

The league is reviewing the final snap of the game, when center Dominic Raiola attempted to cut block Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore during a quarterback kneel down.

11/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Dominic Raiola #51 of the Detroit Lions reacts to the loss against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Packers defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Belichick Delivers Zinger In Response To Raiola’s Dirty Play, Comment About Patriots Running Up Score

“You want us to keep playing football?” Lions center Dominic Raiola said. “Let’s play football.”

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 15:  Larry Warford #75 of the Detroit Lions stands on the sideline during their game against the Oakland Raiders during their preseason game at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lions Leaning On Solid Offensive Line This Season

The Detroit Lions should have time to throw and room to run with their collection of talented playmakers, thanks to what looks like a solid offensive line.

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2014

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns drops back to pass against the Washington Redskins during a preseason game at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Raiola Talks About Manziel, Flipping The Bird: ‘You Just Can’t Do That’

Raiola smiled at the irony of him, of all people, offering such advice.

CBS Detroit–08/19/2014

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