Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/25/13

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 16: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on from the bench in the third quarter against the of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Lucas Oli Stadium on January 16, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis told his teammates to make sure they didn't hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy prematurely. The trophy paid a visit to team headquarters when CBS wanted to tape the players interacting with the Super Bowl trophy Wednesday, but the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year told players it wasn't appropriate to do until or unless they defeat the San Francisco 49ers in the big game in New Orleans. "I told my team, 'Don't ever take pictures with nothing that's not yours, nothing that you haven't earned,'" Lewis said. "When we hold that Lombardi, whoever holds that Lombardi next Sunday, you've earned it when you touch it. And don't fool yourself and try to trick yourself, 'This feels great.' "Don't go through that. I don't believe in jinxes and all that. I just don't believe in don't set yourself up for something. Just really work for it." Added wide receiver Torrey Smith: "I'm not about to touch something that I don't own. You can have the...
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