Found September 02, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
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When the lights went out during Super Bowl XLVII, people became confused. It wasn’t clear what was going on, and the game was delayed for a half an hour. When the game resumed, the Baltimore Ravens momentum halted, shifting to the trailing San Francisco 49ers. To former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, this was no coincidence. Lewis doesn’t buy the fact that a “zillion-dollar company” has it’s lights go out. “No way,” he says. "I'm not gonna accuse nobody of nothing — because I don't know facts," says Lewis. "But you're a zillion-dollar company, and your lights go out? No. (Laughs) No way.” Lewis continued to expound on his thoughts on the conspiracy theory: "Now listen, if you grew up like I grew up — and you grew up in a household like I grew up — then sometimes your lights might go out, because times get hard. I understand that. But you cannot tell me somebody wasn't sitting there and when they say, 'The Ravens (are) about to blow them out. Man, we better do something.' ... That's a huge shift in any game, in all seriousness. And as you see how huge it was because it let them right back in the game." The delay was ultimately connected to a faulty electrical delay device, but it clearly did line up with the end of the Ravens’ momentum. Conspiracy or not, Lewis shows that he still figures to provide regular entertainment even after his playing career has ended. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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