Found September 23, 2012 on The Detroit Sports Site:
PLAYERS: Dominic Raiola
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
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“First Down, Fourth Down” takes a weekly look at the good (first down) and bad (fourth down) from the Detroit Lions’ game. Continue reading
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