Found December 08, 2011 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Dominic Raiola
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Indianapolis_colts_vs_26f4
There's just a touch of irony to Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola telling reporters that his team needs to grow the **** up by way of a tantrum. Every time you take a sip of coffee, think --...

Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com


THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith miss Wednesday's practice

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith were among several key players who missed Wednesday's practice,

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith returns to practice

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is currently practicing to see if he can play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but he is the few positive injury updates.

Brandon Pettigrew hopes we'll forgive him for being an undisciplined, easily rattled hot head

Brandon Pettigew is quite remorseful for his shoving a referee during the Saints loss, helping to cement the Lions' reputation as undisciplined loose cannon penalty magnets who lose composure when an opponent looks at them cross-eyed. All taking place in front of a national TV audience and an appalled NBC broadcasting team. In face, Pettigrew is so remorseful, he felt the...

Jim Schwartz, Good Parenting, and Discipline

People are social animals. We’re hardwired to help acclimate and acculture each other into serving the greater good. We compliment those who embody our collective virtues, and we damn those who embody our cultural vices. As children, we tease and gossip and bully each other until we (mostly) conform, rounding off each other’s sharper corners so as to better get along. As adults...

Drew Sharp: Lions on spoiler alert for a change

A year ago, the Lions positioned themselves as the spoiler. Four games remained after another 2-10 disappointment, but closet psychologist Jim Schwartz impressed upon his players to not trust their lying eyes and trick their minds into believing there remained something meaningful in those final four games. The brainwashing worked.

Detroit Lions defensive coordinator fires back at former NFL coaches criticizing him on TV

The Detroit Lions have been criticized by several former NFL coaches and defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham fired back at them on Friday.

Lions-Vikings Breakdown: Dear Barry

Take it from Barry Sanders. Its important to learn how to win -- and its important to learn how to deal with success. As the Lions try to get their performance and attitude on track for a playoff push in the last four games, the incomparable running back who played 10 seasons with the Lions has weighed in with some advice and his perspective. As one might expect, Sanders does not...

Minnesota mustn't get lured into Detroit's style

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Vikings have had their share of undisciplined and ill-timed penalties this season. Watching what has happened to the Detroit Lions the past two weeks has been eye-opening even to 2-10 Minnesota, though. Detroit has started to earn a reputation as a dirty team, including last week, when it was flagged 11 times for 107 yards. Once referred to as the "...

Lions' Pettigrew fined $25K for contact with ref

DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew has been fined $25,000 by the NFL for abusive conduct toward an official in Sunday's game at New Orleans.

Detroit Lions team report: Lions suddenly desperate for defensive tackles

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Detroit Lions hope to put a stop to career season by Minnesota Vikings' Jared Allen

The veteran defensive end has 14.5 sacks with four games left in the NFL's regular season.

Lions getting thin at defensive tackle, sign Jovan Haye

When everyone is available, depth at defensive tackle is one of the strengths of the Detroit Lions. But now the Lions are thin enough at the position that they’re bringing in reinforcements. With Ndamukong Suh suspended and Nick Fairley injured, MLive.com reports that the Lions have signed veteran defensive tackle Jovan Haye, who has been…

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions Draws Brennaman and Billick on FOX

These guys will be in the Ford Field television booth on Sunday (Photo: FOX Sports)This weekend’s matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions might not be one of the weekend’s best but the Lions place in the playoff race does make it relevant. As such, FOX sports is sending one of their better broadcast teams to Detroit.Thom Brennaman will be on the play by play with...
Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.