For years Ray Lewis’ job was to play linebacker in the NFL. But now that’s he’s retired, his job is now to give his analysis on the NFL. Which sounds perfectly fine on paper since Lewis is a surefire Hall of Fame linebacker. But the problem with Lewis in his new role is the fact that he’s utterly in love with himself. So when it’s time to analyze something of note, Lewis has to insert himself into it. He just can’t help himself.
Case in point: Jacoby Jones’ run-in with a stripper name “Sweet Pea”. Lewis spoke about the incident during ESPN’s pregame coverage prior to Monday night’s Denver-Oakland game. In his “analysis” Lewis questioned the Baltimore Ravens’ leadership and basically stated that if he were still a Raven, this wouldn’t have happened.
“We talk about the transition of losing so many guys, a guy like myself and Ed Reed and other guys that are based off leadership, I’ve said it earlier: ‘Where would the leadership come from?’” Lewis said on ESPN in Oakland pr