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Lions notes: Haloti Ngata, Matthew Stafford, more

Lions notes looks at Haloti Ngata, Matthew Stafford and much more.

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  • Haloti Ngata is quite excited about playing in the Detroit Lions defense, as he told the Detroit Free Press that he's "never been a part of a defense like this" with so many athletes.

  • Matthew Stafford is going to be in a commercial for Dish Network with his wife.

  • Which tier do you think Stafford belongs in?
  • Based strictly on opponents' Super Bowl odds, the Lions have the toughest schedule in the NFL going into the 2015 season.

  • With a "foundation" now in place for Jim Caldwell and his coaching staff, Tony Dungy thinks some of the Lions' young players are "really going to come together and really take off."

  • It looks like more NFL games are headed to London in the future: I will say, I'm quite impressed with Tottenham's plan to host NFL games without destroying their soccer field:

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