Found August 25, 2013 on Awful Announcing:
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and current ESPN NFL analyst Ray Lewis would deliver inspirational speeches before every Ravens game. They got the team fired up to play the game and roll some opponents, and more often than not, that's exactly what ended up happening. Maligned Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco was there for Lewis' pregame rituals over each of the last five seasons. But the Super Bowl champion revealed something interesting in an ESPN bio about himself: most of those speeches really didn't make a whole lot of sense. "That's not me," Flacco says. "I love Ray, and I love how he always spoke from the heart, but if you listened to those speeches, a lot of them didn't even make sense. He meant everything he was saying, but I didn't know what he was talking about 90 percent of the time." Flacco's been raked over the coals for years for what comes out of his mouth, especially when he said he thought he was the best quarterback in the league. And while we don't know exactly what Lewis said in a lot of those speeches, isn't it conceivable that Flacco is being 100% truthful? Lewis is big on hyperbole and metaphors, and those are a pair of techniques that can spiral out of control. The biggest question now is whether or not TV viewers are going to say the same thing about Lewis' analysis of the NFL. [ESPN]

Joe Flacco Says Ray Lewis’ Speeches Didn’t Make Any Sense

It is my opinion that Joe Flacco didn’t shed any tears when Ray Lewis announced his retirement. Older Ray Lewis was a good not great Linebacker and it was Joe Flacco who was mainly responsible for the Ravens latest Super Bowl win. I appreciate Flacco’s honesty in saying what a lot of us already knew. has the quote via ESPN. “I love Ray,” Flacco said, ...

Joe Flacco Admits Ray Lewis’ Motivational Speeches Didn’t Make Sense

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco may not be the most exciting guy to play the position, but he’s proven to really get the job done in the clutch and his toughness can’t be questioned. Joe Flacco/ The 6-6, 245-pound signal-caller also seems to come into his own in the postseason.  He fired on 73 of 126 passes (57.9 percent) for 1,140 yards and 11 touchdowns...

Joe Flacco: Ray Lewis’ speeches didn’t make sense

In this year’s ESPN The Magazine’s NFL preview,  Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco admitted that Ray Lewis’ speeches didn’t make sense, per For the Win. “I love Ray, and I love how he always spoke from the heart, but if you listened to those speeches, a lot of them didn’t even make sense. He meant everything he was saying, but I didn’t know what he was talking about...

Ray Lewis & Pharrell – Natural Born Hitters

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis and Pharrell have teamed together for a short film called Ready for August, a movie based on Lewis’ high school career. It’s definitely an interesting combination but you know what this means there has to be a musical element, why else would Pharrell be involved? The two have released a mixtape to promote the short but that’s not it...

Joe Flacco Says Ray Lewis’ Fiery Pregame Speches Did Not Make Sense ’90 Percent of the Time’

  Don’t count on Joe Flacco to get in the middle of the Ravens’ offense any time soon to give a fiery, Ray Lewis-esque speech. The quarterback was asked to do so by the Ravens’ former offensive coordinator Cam Cameron a few years ago, according to ESPN The Magazine. He declined, because Lewis’ speeches didn’t make any sense to him. “That’s not me,” Flacco said. “I...

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Pharrell and Ray Lewis team up for a mixtape

No, this is real.  I couldn’t make this stuff up. The king of music for 2013, Pharrell Williams, is teaming up with former Ravens linebacker, Ray Lewis, for their Natural Born Hitters mixtape. I bet the album is killer! The mixtape, which is only about 4 and a half minutes long, uses speeches from Lewis that get placed over Pharrell beats. Since it’s being done through a partnership...

Ray Lewis and Pharrell release a mixtape (Audio)

Former Ravens linebacker and current ESPN analyst Ray Lewis has teamed up with producer Pharrell Williams to release a mixtape called “Natural Born Hitters.” [Tha Cover 2] Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Ray Lewis and Pharrell release a mixtape (Audio) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Pharrell & Ray Lewis Release Mixtape “Natural Born Hitters” (Audio)

Super producer Pharrell Williams and former Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis have teamed up to drop a mixtape titled Natural Born Hitters. The audio courtesy of The NoseBleeds, is sponsored by Under Armour, and is 4 and a half minutes long.  They take two great speeches and place them over hot beats from Pharrell.      

Are You Ready for Some Football??

So with the 2013 NFL Regular Season under a month away, its now okay to justify your excitement for what this season will hold. My anticipation for this upcoming season began the day after Joe Flacco and Baltimore Ravens lifted the Lombardi Trophy this past February. What a season this is going to be. There are so many things to look forward to this year and each fan has their own...

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