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Lions quotes: Haloti Ngata playing with chip on shoulder

Jim Caldwell and Lions players were available to the media Monday afternoon and provided some information on injuries.

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Earlier Monday, the Lions players and Jim Caldwell were available to speak with media and dropped several important tidbits.

Matthew Stafford:

Matthew Stafford doesn't like the current setup of the NFL Preseason:

I think we're all in agreement there, Matt.

He also had some nice things to say about some teammates:

Head Coach Jim Caldwell:

Joique Bell:

Speaking of Bell, it sounds like Joique may be ready to go for Week 1 of the season:

That's a relief to hear with the Lions injuries currently piling up.

Haloti Ngata:

Ngata feels like he has something to prove this year with a new team.

Let's just hope he's ready to go by the season's start.

Additionally, several Lions players wished Jordy Nelson well on his recovery:

Beat writer, Kyle Meinke offered some context as to what Glover Quin exactly meant by that quote:

I think it's pretty obvious that Quin means well with this quote, but it didn't come out too well. Hopefully, other media members don't spin this out of context.