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Raiola fined for uneccesarily striking Pats' Zach Moore

FOXBORO, Mass. — Center Dominic Raiola was deservedly punished for his actions on the Detroit Lions’ final drive against the New England Patriots on Sunday. Raiola was fined $10,000 for unnecessarily striking Patriots defensive end Zach Moore in the head on third and 9 with 57 seconds left in the fourth quarter of New England’s 34-9 win, according to an NFL spokesman. ...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola punched Zach Moore in the head (Video)

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola threw not one, but two cheap shots at New England Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore on Sunday. We all saw Raiola dive at Moore’s legs when Matthew Stafford took a knee on the final play of the game. The 35-year-old veteran admitted after the game that he did that in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Moore ‘Rolling With The Punches’ After Dominic Raiola’s Cheap Shots

FOXBORO, Mass. — Zach Moore showed impressive self-control Sunday when Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola repeated attacked the New England Patriots rookie defensive end. Raiola punched Moore in the back of the head on the Lions’ final offensive drive then dove at the rookie’s knees on the last play of the game, when Detroit was simply kneeling the ball to kill the clock...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vines: Dominic Raiola’s 2 Cheap Shots On Patriots’ Zach Moore

Dominic Raiola, center for the Detroit Lions, showed just how big of a scumbag he is in yesterday’s game against the Patriots. Everyone saw Raiola dive at Zach Moore’s knees as Stafford took a knee to end the game (and stop the (figurative) bleeding). As if this wasn’t bad enough. Earlier in the game, also matched up against Moore, Raiola was beat off the line and only knew...
Via The Awesome Boston
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Raiola Gave Zach Moore Another Cheap Shot In Loss To Patriots (GIF)

Dominic Raiola must not think too highly of rookie Zach Moore and the New England Patriots. It turns out, Raiola’s dive at Moore’s knees on the final play of the Detroit Lions’ 34-9 loss to the Patriots wasn’t the center’s first cheap shot of the game. With :57 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Raiola hit Moore in the back of the head when the rookie defensive lineman...
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Dominic Raiola dives at Zach Moore’s knees on last play of game (Video)

Dominic Raiola was not happy about the New England Patriots running up the score in a 34-6 win on Sunday, so he retaliated by committing a dirty play. The longtime Lions center dove at Zach Moore’s knees on the last play of the game — a kneel down by Matt Stafford — and said he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions’ Dominic Raiola Takes ‘Dirty’ Cheap Shot At Patriots’ Zach Moore (Video)

On the last play of an eventual 34-9 loss, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford conceded defeat and decided to take a knee. Apparently his center didn’t get the message. With his team in a “victory” formation, Dominic Raiola dove at New England Patriots defensive tackle Zach Moore in an ill-advised attempt to cut block him. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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New England Patriots draft profile: Defensive end Zach Moore

The New England Patriots addressed their need for improving the pass rush with their first round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by selecting defensive tackle Dominique Easley. However, the Patriots defensive line needs were not just along the interior. Prior to the draft the Patriots signed free agent and former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith to add some much needed depth...
Via cover32 - Patriots
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore out to prove he belongs in NFL despite D-II tag

BY SCOTT BAINESTwenty-six sacks in 28 games and a 6-foot-6, 282-pound frame gets you noticed by NFL scouts.At least, the New England Patriots' staff took notice, pursuing Division II Concordia-St. Paul (Minnesota) defensive lineman Zach Moore and drafting him in the sixth-round Saturday."I’ve played everywhere on the defensive line, but at the same time, I'm going to play whatever...
Via AFC East Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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