Posts Tagged ‘dominic raiola’

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: St.Louis at Detroit

The Rams have a new look with head coach Jeff Fisher, and he and his team will look to get off to a quick start Sunday when they head to Motown to take on the Lions and Matthew Stafford. Detroit was a playoff team last season, and Stafford was outstanding, throwing for tons of yards […]

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Ticks Off Lions With Comments About Playing Saints

Jim Harbaugh has been known to be outspoken and let’s not forget “handshake-gate” with Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Harbaugh has given the underdog Lions some extra incentive against the Saints according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Radio station 97.1 was playing a sound bite from Harbaugh on Wednesday. With his NFC West champion […]

Lions C Raiola, Falcons CB Robinson had to be broken up pregame

Players for the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions were involved in a little pregame scrum that needed to broken up by game officials, Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com reported. Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reported that Lions center Dominic Raiola and Falcons cornerback Dunta Robinson appeared to be in the middle of the action near […]

Lions Center Dominic Raiola Signs Four-Year Extension

The Lions today inked center Dominic Raiola to a four-year contract extension, keeping him with the club through 2013. The deal includes $20 million in new money, with $9 million guaranteed. The center said Thursday that he never thought about playing out the last year of his deal and moving on. “There’s so much I […]

Detroit Lions 2008 Preview Report

By Andy Benoit, www.NFLTouchdown.com Predicted: 4th 2007 Record: 7-9 (3rd NFC North) Head coach: Rod Marinelli (3rd year) Roster Quick View *rookie **new veteran Offense QB: Jon Kitna Righteous leader but must take fewer sacks and have fewer turnovers. RB: Kevin Smith* Only a third-round pick, but feebleness at RB position could land him a […]