Found February 20, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
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According to SI.com, ESPN president John Skipper confirmed that former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has been hired and that he’ll have a significant role beginning next season. The Ravens linebacker will have a significant role next fall as an NFL analyst on the network’s Monday Night Countdown program and will also appear on Sunday NFL Countdown and SportsCenter. The formal announcement is expected to come sometime in the next two weeks because the contract is still not officially signed, and neither ESPN nor Lewis is pressing for an announcement. Skipper addressed the concerns over Lewis’ past. “We had an opportunity last fall to get Ray and we debated internally some of the history,” Skipper told SI.com. “Obviously, we decided we were comfortable with it. We must have because we did it. I will tell you we did remind ourselves of some of the issues. We sort of decided that the NFL welcomed him back into the fold and the fans welcomed him back into the fold. I think we are...
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