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Dominic Raiola talks about leaving the Lions

Dominic Raiola spoke on Tuesday about the Detroit Lions' decision to not re-sign him.

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The news may have just gone public on Monday, but the Detroit Lions actually informed center Dominic Raiola about their decision to not re-sign him last week. Raiola decided to address the news on Tuesday in a conference call with reporters, and below is a recap of what he had to say. (For a recap of Jim Caldwell and Martin Mayhew's comments on this news, go here.)

On not returning to the Lions:

On the city of Detroit:

On his future:

On the Lions' future at center:

On his time with the Lions:

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