“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.
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.”
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.
Looking at the names on the Lions’ roster, it might be tempting to pencil that group in among the best in the NFL before the season starts.
“You can tell he’s worked at it, even during the summer,” Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday.
Detroit center Dominic Raiola is returning for a 14th season with the Lions.
Adrian Peterson watched the final game of Minnesota’s disappointing season from the sideline, with a groin injury keeping him out.