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Lions notes: Player interviews, quotes and observations from Thursday's OTAs

Today's notes gathers all the remaining news tidbits from the Lions' organized team activities from Thursday.

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  • Aside from the practice, several Detroit Lions players were available to the media. You can watch press conferences from Jim Caldwell (here), Haloti Ngata (here), Matthew Stafford (here), DeAndre Levy (here) and Marvin Jones (here). 

  • In the middle of Stafford's interview, Matthew lays down one of the sickest presser burns in recent memory:
  • Ngata did his press conference in his superhero outfit:
  • A few Lions players showed up to practice a little lighter than normal:
  • The fellas over at MLive.com shared their observations from Thursday's OTAs:


  • Greg Cosell joined Frank Schwab of Yahoo's Shutdown Corner to preview the entire NFC North. Cosell has several very nice things to say about the Lions.
  • Chris Berman may be retiring from ESPN after the 2016 NFL season. Although, his agent denies the report.

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