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For over a decade, Ray Lewis was the unquestioned leader of the Baltimore Ravens' defense, giving countless speeches that rallied his troops around him. They were fiery, and they came from the heart, but they were also ridiculous, even for his teammates.
"Oh, it's funny," Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco told USA Today Sports while talking about Lewis' passionate speeches. "His speeches come from the heart, but there's definitely times where I'm sitting there kind of chuckling to myself. It's all good. There's nobody that's more passionate about what he does than that guy."
"So you just sit back and take it all in, but there's times where he says some stuff and you're like, 'Man I don't know what that meant, but I like how he said it.'"
Yes, Ray Lewis' speeches were passionate and came with a lot of flare, but those speeches didn't make him the leader of the Ravens for such a long period of ...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco got quite a kick out of Ray Lewis’ speeches at times. He told USA Today Sports that he would some times laugh when the future Hall of Famer would address them in the locker room.
“Oh, it’s funny,” said Flacco. “His speeches come from the heart, but there’s definitely times where I’m sitting there kind...
ESPN has signed former Baltimore Ravens superstar linebacker Ray Lewis to its Sunday and Monday Night NFL broadcast team.
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“Ray is a tremendous addition to our NFL roster and he will have an immediate impact on our coverage,” said John Wildhack, ESPN executive vice...
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