DOMINIC RAIOLA RUMORS

Raiola signs 1-year deal with Lions

Detroit center Dominic Raiola is returning for a 14th season with the Lions. Agent Kenny Zuckerman says Raiola has signed a one-year deal and hopes to help Detroit reach the postseason this year. The Lions have missed the playoffs the last two seasons. Raiola was drafted by the Lions in 2001 and has played for Detroit his entire career. He's started all 16 games in each of...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign Dominic Raiola to one-year deal

Dominic Raiola is coming back for Year 14 with the Detroit Lions. Raiola, a second-round draft pick in 2001, took a significant pay cut to return last year but he's getting a raise now after receiving a one-year contract. Raiola, 35, would have become an unrestricted free agent next month, but he's made it clear many times that his heart is in Detroit and that he wants...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions lineman Dominic Raiola continues to talk trash, this time for his teammate Suh

Last week Lions center Dominic Raiola was in the media, but not on the good side of it. Raiola was in the funny papers, after making very offensive comments to the Wisconsin band members. Well he was at it today again, but this time his enemy was not a tuba player but Instead it was […]
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' Raiola: No homophobic slur

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola denied that he made a homophobic slur to members of the Wisconsin marching band at Sundays game in Green Bay. That was inaccurate, Raiola said. I dont speak like that. I have family members ... that are gay. I have a lot of respect for them. Raiola insisted that the incident got a little blown out of proportion and was taken...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

How much money should Lions OL Dominic Raiola be fined for his inappropriate words?

Dominic Raiola went off on the University of Wisconsin Marching Band this weekend when the Lions played the Green Bay Packers, even though he owned up to the words which were horrible, Raiola gave an apology. “My interaction with the Wisconsin Marching Band was inappropriate,” Raiola said. “I apologize to those I offended along with […]
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions C allegedly taunted Wisconsin band members in Green Bay

USA Todsy Sports Some disturbing yet not-so-surprising news filtered out Monday morning from Sunday’s Lions-Packers game.  The 22-9 Packers win should no longer be center-stage for the Lions.  Comments that their meathead center allegedly made to members of the University of Wisconsin band who was performing at Lambeau Field Sundsy should be. Tom Melton, of TomMeltonScouting...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Did Raiola taunt Wisconsin band?

Dominic Raiola is doing his best to live up to every jock stereotype ever written into a TV show or movie according to one blog, which reports that the Detroit Lions center berated members of the Wisconsin band Sunday at Lambeau Field. On his NFL scouting blog, Tom Melton writes that Raiola told a group of Wisconsin tuba players that they "sucked" and called them vulgar...
Via Fox Sports
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions' Dominic Raiola accused of verbal abuse

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola is being accused of verbally abusing members of the Wisconsin marching band who were at Lambeau Field Sunday in Green Bay to perform the national anthem. Band members say that Raiola made unprovoked sexual and homophobic comments to them. The Lions released the following statement: We are aware of the reports involving Dominic Raiola and the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions Dominic Raiola made wild comments to University of Wisconsin’s band members

It looks like Dominic Raiola is back in the dog house.  A few years back Raiola gave the fans a middle finger, and kept walking off the field.  Well now there are some more allegations and the NFL is looking into the case. “We are aware of the reports involving Dominic Raiola and the University […]
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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Lions C goes on cuss-filled rant

Lions center Dominic Raiola went on a cuss-filled rant to complain about his team's penalties that have cost them in several games.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 07, 2011  |  1 Comment
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