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It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
Back on October 8, Pro Football Weekly posted a opinion from an anonymous “rival GM” on the Detroit Lions’ struggles. ”They don’t have enough good players, and the players they think are good are not that good.” Lions center Dominic Raiola has never been one to pull punches and he fired back calling the GM a coward for requesting anonymity. The same GM, supposedly, came back with this internet-tough reply, again demanding to remain anonymous (a month after Raiola’s retort):
“I saw Dominic Raiola called me out, asking who the aimless, anonymous GM is who criticized the great Lions. ‘Who is this person?’ It’s the guy who rejects you every time he watches your tape and thinks you are a complete fraud.
“It’s the guy who didn’t think you could play when you came out of college and still doesn’t think you can play now. … If he spent as much time working the other muscles in his body as he does his jaw, he might have had the chance to be an average backup. You can put that in p
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