10 Most Despicable Players To Win A Super Bowl

The 2014 NFL season began with mishandled domestic violence and child abuse charges. Now in the wake of Deflate-gate and the upcoming Super Bowl, we look back at the most despicable players who have won a championship in the National Football League.  Including a bonus contender.   (Bonus) Eric Naposki- Naposki was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis backtracks on saying Tom Brady only known for 'Tuck Rule'

One day after saying that Tom Brady is only known because of the "Tuck Rule", former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis tried to clarify his comments. Apparently Lewis was merely frustrated with the "Tuck Rule" even though it was eliminated in 2013 and the Brady play happened in 2002. He explained his stance in a series of tweets on Thursday afternoon:
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis Clarifies Controversial Comments About Tom Brady, Tuck Rule

This embed is invalid" /> Ray Lewis really didn’t choose his words wisely. Lewis sent New England Patriots fans — and most level-headed football fans, for that matter — into a frenzy earlier this week when he claimed quarterback Tom Brady is only known because of the famous “Tuck Rule” play against the Oakland Raiders in 2001. The former...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis attempts to clarify comments about Tom Brady

Ray Lewis, perhaps becoming aware of the firestorm he created by the questionable and curious comments he made regarding Tom Brady, wisely attempted to backtrack on the arguably ill-advised statements. Lewis argued earlier this week during a satellite radio interview that Brady, in some respects, would not enjoy the Hall of Fame-worthy legacy he has...Read More The post Ray Lewis...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: We wouldn’t know Brady without tuck rule

Tom Brady will play in the ninth AFC Championship Game of his career on Sunday. According to Ray Lewis, he has a now-stricken bylaw in the NFL rulebook to thank for his vast success. Lewis, the former Ravens linebacker who now serves as an analyst for ESPN, told Sirius XM Mad Dog Radiothat Brady built his Hall of Fame legacy on a fortuitous call from officials in a divisional playoff...
Via Down and Distance
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis tries to walk back insane criticism of Tom Brady

Former Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis is one of the greatest football players of all-time. Lewis won two Super Bowls in Baltimore, all while earning 13 trips to the Pro Bowl and making the All-Pro team 10 times. When he’s eligible, Lewis will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Yet, on the Stephen A. Smith show of ESPN radio, Lewis said one of the more perplexing things...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady on Lewis on Tuck Rule: Everyone has an opinion

Tom Brady decided to kill Ray Lewis with kindness. The former Baltimore Ravens linebacker, known for spewing nonsense during pregame pump-up speeches, perhaps made his most outlandish statement Tuesday while talking about Brady with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. “The only reason we know who Tom Brady is, because of a tuck rule,” Lewis said three days after the New England...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady refuses to bite while reacting to ridiculous Ray Lewis comments

Tom Brady had every reason to fire back at Ray Lewis for the former NFL star’s completely ridiculous — and wholly inaccurate — assertion that the New England Patriots quarterback wouldn’t have such a remarkable legacy and Hall of Fame career if it were not his affiliation with the “Tuck Rule.” He instead took the...Read More The post Tom Brady refuses to bite in reaction...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis says Brady is known only because of Tuck rule

Photo from USA TodayThe Ravens don't know when to stop. In the wake of Tom Brady beating the Ravens in the AFC Divisional round, ex-Raven Ray Lewis (who won 2 Super Bowls with the team) went off and said Tom Brady has only been successful because of the tuck rule, according to NESN.“The only reason we know who Tom Brady is, because of a tuck rule,” Lewis said. “There’s no...
Via Patriots Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: 'Tom Brady only known because of Tuck Rule'

Tom Brady has won three Super Bowls, been a two-time Super Bowl MVP and a league MVP twice. He's also fifth all-time in passing yards and passing touchdowns. Lastly, he has thrown more touchdowns than any other quarterback in postseason history. Despite that resume, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis doesn't think Brady being one of the all-time great quarterbacks in NFL history...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: “The Tuck Rule Is Only Reason We Know Who Tom Brady Is” (Audio)

Ray Lewis went there. I’m not sure his assessment is accurate, but it has been echoed by other people besides Lewis. The former Ravens star linebacker was a guest on the Stephen A. Smith show recently. The two men started to discuss a conversation about Dez Bryant’s near-catch on Sunday when the topic of other controversial calls and rules came up. That prompted Lewis to bring...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis: Only reason Tom Brady is known is the Tuck Rule

What would Tom Brady be without the “Tuck Rule?” Apparently nothing, according to Ray Lewis. The former Baltimore Ravens linebacker and current ESPN analyst made an appearance Tuesday on Stephen A. Smith’s show on Sirius XM’s Mad Dog Radio, where he made some head-scratching comments. While the conversation started off about Dez Bryant’s overturned catch against the...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

3 things to know about the Ravens

Before I get into some things that you should know about the Ravens that could potentially allow them to beat the Patriots, I think it is important to know that although the Ravens have beaten us in big situations in recent years, it is two very different teams facing off this year.In 2009 when the Patriots lost to the Ravens in the playoffs they were recovering from losing Wes Welker...
Via Patriots Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Fan Holds Patriots Flag Over Ray Lewis Statue

If the tables were turned and a Ravens fan disrespected a Patriots landmark, I wouldn’t think twice about it. Anyone with a camera and nothing to do at night isn’t really a story. But have you ever been to Baltimore? It seems like every 2-3 years it’s the murder capital of the nation. Both The Wire and Serial call Baltimore home. Like Chris Rock once said in reference to the...
Via The Awesome Boston
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Beat Steelers, Head to New England for Divisional Round Showdown

The Baltimore Ravens went into Pittsburgh and laid the hammer down on the Pittsburgh Steelers in the final wild card game of Saturday’s action. Completely outplaying his AFC North counterpart, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco completed 18-of-29 passes for 259 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions in a mistake-free performance. Defensively, Baltimore got to Steelers quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis to Star in New Anger Management Reality Show on Spike Called Coaching Bad

During his playing days former Baltimore Ravens great was known for giving passionate and intense speeches. Whenever clips of them were shown on television there was often a bit of shouting going on. You could say that Ray looked angry most of the time too.So it seems only appropriate that he be a part of a reality show on anger management.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Tweets from Real People – Welcome to Twitter, Ray Lewis!

Ray lewis’ ESPN tenure has been rather underwhelming thus far.  The former Ravens LB and future Hall of Famer hasn’t been able to successfully translate the success of his playing days to television.  His charisma made him a coveted television personality and ESPN offered him prominent roles on their biggest studio shows.  Unfortunately for ESPN, there hasn’t been much substance...
Via Awful Announcing
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Raven great Ray Lewis takes a leap into the Twittesphere

Twitter has become nearly ubiquitous, and these days, it is bigger news for a major figure to not engage in the medium than to indulge. But still, there remain some celebrities who keep off the social media platform.  Some of the more noted abstainers are George Clooney, Tina Fey,  Bradley Cooper, Daniel Craig and, before Monday, all-time Raven great Ray Lewis. Yep, the fabled...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis joins Twitter, gets killer welcome

Just when it seemed like every famous figure in the sports world was already on Twitter, Ray Lewis went ahead and reminded us that some people are still a little late to the party. The Super Bowl-winning former Baltimore Ravens linebacker joined Twitter on Monday night and received welcoming tweets from his employer, ESPN, and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens ILB C.J. Mosley on pace to do something Ray Lewis never did

According to the voting totals released by the league on Wednesday, the Baltimore Ravens should have another middle linebacker in the Pro Bowl. Ray Lewis was as close to a sure thing as existed on the ballot for his career, and with his departure, there may have been some question as to when the next inside linebacker would earn a trip.  Well, C.J. Mosley appears ready to put those...
Via cover32 - Ravens
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Keys to Beating Baltimore

It’s rivalry week in Nashville! Well – maybe only to the fans that remember the brutal battles of yesteryear between the Tennessee Titans & Baltimore Ravens.True, the days of Eddie George vs. Ray Lewis are long gone. While there are a small group of Titans left behind from the last time these two teams played against each other in the playoffs (2009’s cringe-worthy 13-10...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When They Play Steelers

Add former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to the list of notable people that believes the 2014 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers consists of players who are soft. During Monday Night Countdown on ESPN, Lewis said that teams no longer have to pack a chinstrap when they play the Steelers. He went on to add […] Ray Lewis Says Teams No Longer Have To Pack Chin Straps When...
Via Steelers Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday Night Live rips NFL, Ray Lewis, Shannon Sharpe and Ravens (video)

The season premiere of Saturday Night Live featured a “State of the NFL” address, with Kenan Thompson as Ray Lewis and Jay Pharoah as Shannon Sharpe. The fact that ESPN continues to let Ray Lewis speak on these issues on its own is ridiculous. That’s not all. Another segment shows players from the Baltimore Ravens […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Ayanbadejo said everything Ray Lewis should have

While some of the focus during The Ray Rice Dumpster Fire has been on ESPN’s Ray Lewis digging himself a deeper and deeper hole, there’s another former Ravens player that works for a network that’s doing a decent enough job – Brendan Ayanbadejo. The former Baltimore linebacker and special teams ace still didn’t give a perfect response, but given his closeness to the organization...
Via Awful Announcing
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Worst Play in Football

If there was ever a day for the Browns to have beaten the Ravens, a franchise that’s been running on reputation and fumes in the post-Ray Lewis era, and one that came to town yesterday with the Ray Rice domestic violence cover-up having just been exposed as an historically spectacular microcosm of everything that’s wrong with everything on planet earth (or at least at the...
Via Cleveland Frowns
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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