Found January 25, 2012 on Deadspin:
PLAYERS: Ray Lewis
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
You know what's boring? The scene in a winning locker room. The real holy grail is seeing a team after they've just been kicked in the balls, like Baltimore after their heartbreaking loss at Foxboro on Sunday. The Ravens uploaded video of Ray Lewis's speech to his teammates, in which he praises Flacco by name and absolves Cundiff without having to mention him, and tries to bring a little perspective to a gut punch that 31 franchises must take. More »

This is why Ray Lewis might be the best teammate in the NFL (VIDEO)

(Image via Ray Lewis has long been a controversial figure in the NFL, but no one can argue the man’s ability on the field as one of the finest linebackers of our generation. But the thing that perhaps makes Lewis even more special are his innate gifts as a leader, and his undeniable ability motivate his teammates around him to be better. As we watch yet another Ravens...

Ray Lewis post-AFC Championship Game speech

You don't have to like Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, but as a football fan, you should respect the heck out of him. Following the Ravens heartbreaking loss in the AFC Championship Game to the New England Patriots this past Sunday, Lewis delivered a post-game locker room speech for the ages. He didn't stand up there and preach for long, but he got his point across...

Ray Lewis Gives Powerful Postgame Locker Room Speech After Loss To Patriots

After the Baltimore Ravens' heartbreaking loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game, linebacker Ray Lewis gave a powerful speech to his teammates in the locker room to put things in perspective...and get the team in the right frame of mind for the offseason. Lewis' teammates were probably very happy to hear that he would be returning for the 2012...

Ray Lewis Loses With Class

This is one of the best post game conferences I have ever seen following such a devastating and disappointing loss.  Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens address the media in the locker room following the Ravens losing a heart breaker to The Patriots.  Ray kept it classy and addressed the media’s questions on Billy Cundiff and you couldn’t draw up a better answer from your...

Ray Lewis’s Post-Game Speech

There are plenty of Ray Lewis haters out there. I don’t know enough to judge him as a man. Maybe those who’ve studied his case and all the evidence can and have come to a more informed opinion. They are obviously so entitled. I know several folks, including some in my family, who have forever labeled him a “thug” and called it a day. They choose to view his charity work and...


Ray Lewis’s second Super Bowl title may have eluded him this season but the fire still burns for next year. Trust! Baltimore Ravens linebacker RAY LEWIS has been known for preaching a good one to the choir…uhhh, his team. But the emotional and spiritual leader of the Ravens delivered what has be considered one of the more inspirational rants to his team following their AFC title...

After loss, Ray Lewis told Ravens: This makes us stronger

After the Ravens lost the AFC Championship Game to the Patriots, Ray Lewis said publicly that he will not retire. And in a private moment with his teammates, he sounded even more fired up to keep going. When the Ravens joined together in the locker room after the game, Lewis insisted that the team had…

Ray Lewis Post Game Speech

After a tough loss in the AFC Championship game in which Baltimore Ravens kicker Billy Cundiff missed a short field goal to send the game into overtime, most people might

Tom Brady Says He Sucked In Postgame Conference

I gave Ray Lewis praise for his post game conference comments, and in the same breath I have to give some to Tom Brady.  Tom had an unusually poor performance against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship game on Sunday, to say the least.  Tom finished the game 22 for 36 passing, 2 interceptions and a 57.5 QB rating.  However, as good players are known to do, he told it...

Video: Video: Ray Lewis' return and Kelly's flip-flop

Among the topics Mike Florio highlights are how the Giants seem better than the team that beat New England in the Super Bowl four years ago. Also, Ray Lewis returning to the Ravens and Chip Kelly's flip-flop with Oregon/Tampa Bay. (NBC Sports)

Media roundup: What they're saying about the Ravens

Here's a collection of articles from around the Web about the Ravens' 23-20 loss to New England in the AFC championship•'s Greg Couch believes the Ravens squandered the final opportunity to win a Super Bowl for aging defenders Ed Reed and Ray Lewis.
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