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  1. Don't Praise Detroit Lions' James Ihedigbo For Doing What Should Be Expected of HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SidelionReport

    ... shown up for voluntary team activities despite his status as a star. Matthew Stafford has done the same. Even Dominic Raiola, who routinely crossed boundaries on the field never dared push the envelope this far off of it. What does that say about ...

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  2. Detroit Lions: Travis Swanson or Manny Ramirez at Center in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SidelionReport

    ... NFL Draft for a reason - to play center in 2015. This gave Swanson one year to learn under long-time Lion Dominic Raiola , although he would actually get a chance to play due to the large amount of injuries the team suffered throughout the year. At ...

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  3. O'HARA: Signs point to Swanson as starting centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Detroit Lions

    ... guarantees, either. A player's status can change in a hurry - up and down, good or bad. The center spot was Dominic Raiola's domain for the last 13 years. He started every game except five from opening day of 2002 through the Lions' playoff loss at ...

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  4. O'HARA: Comfort level higher for Stafford, offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Detroit Lions

    ... offensive line will have two new starters with the decision not to bring back left guard Rob Sims and center Dominic Raiola. The likely new starters are first-round pick "It's so tough to judge that kind of stuff at this time of year, just because ...

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  5. Lions have second-youngest projected starting offensive line in NFLRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Pride of Detroit

    ... suppose that's bound to happen when you say goodbye to the oldest starting offensive lineman in the league ( Dominic Raiola ) and another starter in his 30s ( Rob Sims ), but the numbers are pretty eye-opening either way.

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  6. 5 Detroit Lions Training Camp Battles to Watch in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Rant Sports

    ... He is entering his second stint with Detroit. Swanson is entering his second year after sitting behind Dominic Raiola last season. This is the classic veteran versus young guy scenario. The consensus seems to be that Ramirez was added for depth ...

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  7. Matthew Stafford: Detroit Lions offensive line 'like night and day' since draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | MLive.com

    ... of playing well." The Lions began the season with an alignment, from left to right, of Riley Reiff, Rob Sims, Dominic Raiola, Larry Warford and LaAdrian Waddle. But that grouping would fall well short of expectations. Injuries were a major issue. ...

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  8. Lions better upfront, must stay healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Detroit Lions

    ... running the football a season ago. In an effort to retool upfront, the team moved on from long-time center Dominic Raiola in favor of second-year center Ramirez will compete with Swanson for the starting center spot, and will, at the very least, ...

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  9. Depth, Competition Could Help Detroit Lions Offensive Line Become EliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SidelionReport

    ... to back-up the middle positions. But as well as Travis Swanson played in 2014, he is not the heir apparent to Dominic Raiola at center. The Lions may choose the veteran to captain the offensive line during the pivotal 2015 season. Offensive Line ...

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  10. SportsLions draft haul completes quick rebuildLions draft haul...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Times Herald

    ... protecting the quarterback, but generating constant push upfront in the trenches. With undersized center Dominic Raiola in place for 14 seasons, the Lions have had to compensate for his lack of push against much larger players. That won't be an ...

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  11. Riley Reiff expected to stay at left tackleRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Pride of Detroit

    ... be up in the air is center. Travis Swanson has been expected to take over as the Lions' starting center with Dominic Raiola done in Detroit, but perhaps the Lions' acquisition of Manny Ramirez from the Denver Broncos will change those plans. ...

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  12. Lions "don't know" if Travis Swanson will start at centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | MSNBC

    ... Tomlinson appears ticketed for left guard while 2014 third-rounder Travis Swanson is in line to take over for Dominic Raiola at center, although offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn said he's not ready to name him the starter at this point in the ...

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  13. Martin Mayhew: I don't know why we ever let Manny Ramirez goRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | MLive.com

    ... Detroit, he'll likely give way to the young options the Lions have stockpiled the past three drafts. But with Dominic Raiola moving on, and Rob Sims unlikely to be back given Thursday's additions, the 32-year-old Ramirez will enter his former ...

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  14. Lions select Duke OG Laken Tomlinson 28th in NFL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... overing from a torn ACL. Travis Swanson, a third-round pick last year, is expected to take over at center for Dominic Raiola.

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  15. NFL draft: Lions trade down, pick OL TomlinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | TheCourier.com

    ... Matthew Stafford was sacked a career-high 45 times last season. Detroit has moved on from longtime center Dominic Raiola, and guard Rob Sims' future is uncertain. The Lions came into the draft with needs on both lines and at running back. They were ...

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  16. Detroit Lions' pick Laken Tomlinson grew up in Jamaica, graduated from Duke with two degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | MLive.com

    ... of the best on the board." ESPN's John Gruden catalogued the Lions' struggles on the offensive line, citing Dominic Raiola's retirement and Rob Sims' struggles at guard. "They do have a very good other guard in (Larry) Warford, but this kid went to ...

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  17. O'HARA: Lions make offensive line their Day 1 focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Detroit Lions

    ... be reworked after being a liability last year. The unit has gotten younger by attrition and necessity. Center Dominic Raiola was told in January that he will not be back. Left guard Rob Sims is a free agent. The addition of Tomlinson and Ramirez ...

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  18. Lions Trade Down, Pick OL Tomlinson Of Duke At No. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | CBS Local

    ... Matthew Stafford was sacked a career-high 45 times last season. Detroit has moved on from longtime center Dominic Raiola, and guard Rob Sims' future is uncertain. Tomlinson is 6'3" and 330 pounds and was an Associated Press 1st team All-American. In ...

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  19. Detroit Lions 2015 NFL draft prospect: Florida Ot D.J. HumphriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... the position in this draft, plus a nasty streak that could help replace some of the grit lost by the exit of Dominic Raiola. Analysts disagree over whether Humphries' best position is left or right tackle, lending the impression he could play either ...

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  20. Mock Draft Watch: Final predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Detroit Lions

    ... he'd project there, at least early, for the Lions. Erving could be a day one starter with long-time center Dominic Raiola gone, and the other plus is he could eventually transition to tackle, where he was first-team all-ACC in 2013. Lots of buzz ...

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