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.
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,
In the middle of the second quarter Sunday, the Detroit Lions desperately needed a spark.
“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.”
“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.”
“I don’t live life with regrets,” Raiola said. “I didn’t intentionally try to hurt anybody.”
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.
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“You want us to keep playing football?” Lions center Dominic Raiola said. “Let’s play football.”
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.
Raiola smiled at the irony of him, of all people, offering such advice.