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Originally written on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 11/20/14

Via NFL Trade Rumors:

Ravens LB Ray Lewis told the team on Wednesday that “this will be my last ride“ in the NFL, via the Ravens twitter account.

“I’ve ran my course. It’s time for me to go create a different legacy,” Lewis said.

Lewis, 37, has been sidelined by a triceps injury that he suffered earlier in the year, but he’s ready to return for their playoff game this weekend against the Bengals.

Lewis has clearly lost a step and opposing teams seem to have singled him out as a weak spot in the Ravens’ defense. Still, very few players have put together as incredible of a career as Lewis has with the Ravens. Lewis was voted to 13 Pro Bowls, won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year twice, and even was Super Bowl XXXV Most Valuable Player.

Lewis will probably find work in television at some point in the near future.

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PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
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8 Comments:
  • he'll be back.
  • Maybe he can be like oj. Lewis might find that white suit.
  • please don't go
  • Actually saw that coming. That's why he's been pushing his rehab to get back for the playoffs.
  • GOOD RIDDENCE!!This over-rated linebacker thought to be the best linebacker ever could"nt shine MR.DICK BUTKIS shoes on his worst days.Why does the media always glorifies losers all the time?Players like Irvin,Taylor,druggies,etc,and now this Lewis,thug.All he can do is put on his stupid war dance that resembles a crane dancing during mating season.I am so glad he is finally getting his ugly mug offf TV.
  • Somebody is definitely a Steelers fan. They might have a chance against the Ravens now.
  • YaY!!! That's Awesome.... He's So ANNOYING!!!
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