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Ravens' Ray Lewis named to Super Bowl 50 Golden Team on 15th anniversary of Super Bowl XXXV

Jon Meoli
Contact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun
Ray Lewis was named to the Super Bowl 50 Golden Team, honored among 22 Hall of Famers for his accomplishments.

On the 15th anniversary of his first Super Bowl win, Ravens legend Ray Lewis was named to the Super Bowl 50 Golden Team, which highlights the best performers in Super Bowl history.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors voted on 26 players for the honor, and Lewis was named one of two inside linebackers alongside Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Jack Lambert.

The defense is filled with legends, including outside linebacker Lawrence Taylor, defensive ends Reggie White and Charles Haley, and cornerback Deion Sanders.

On offense, the team skews a bit older as well, with wide receiver Jerry Rice the most recent to play in a Super Bowl.

The Ravens won Super Bowl XXXV 15 years ago Thursday, with Lewis earning MVP honors for the game with three tackles, two assists and four passes defended in the 34-7 drubbing of the New York Giants.

He also ended his career with a win in Super Bowl XLVII, racking up seven tackles in a win over the San Francisco 49ers

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