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Lions Vs. Falcons: Things Get Testy During Pre-Game

Right around where the handshake problems happened at Ford Field last week is where the Lions and Falcons got into a little bit of a shouting match before this Sunday's game. It apparently started as friendly trash talking, but then it got a little testy:

Officials got between teams quickly. No punches thrown. Looked friendly at first, then it got testy. Might be fun today.
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It should be no surprise that Dominic Raiola was in the middle of it. It looked about as serious as McCosky's tweet suggests, but the refs did have to get between the two teams to make sure that it didn't escalate. According to Freep's David Birkett, it started when both teams picked the same corner of the same end zone to do their pre-game break down.