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Ray Lewis through the years

Stories, columns, pictures and videos covering the playing career and post-retirement life of the legendary Ravens middle linebacker.

  • With Hall of Fame on Ray Lewis' horizon, linebacker's influence still felt by Ravens, NFL

    With Hall of Fame on Ray Lewis' horizon, linebacker's influence still felt by Ravens, NFL

    The longtime Ravens linebacker is considered a near lock to be part of the 2018 class.

  • Ray Lewis' career as a Raven, year by year

    Ray Lewis' career as a Raven, year by year

    When the Ravens made Ray Lewis their second-ever draft pick, they knew they were getting a highly productive player from the talent-rich University of Miami. What they could not have known is that Lewis would become arguably the greatest middle linebacker in history and one of the faces of his...

  • Timeline of Ray Lewis' career

    Timeline of Ray Lewis' career

    When the Ravens made Ray Lewis their second-ever draft pick, they knew they were getting a highly productive player from the talent-rich University of Miami. What they could not have known was that Lewis would become perhaps the greatest middle linebacker in history and one of the faces of his...

  • Many 'firsts' of Ray Lewis' career

    Many 'firsts' of Ray Lewis' career

    First sack Seventeen years ago, Ravens star inside linebacker Ray Lewis was an exuberant rookie competing against Indianapolis Colts veteran quarterback Jim Harbaugh. Rushing on an inside blitz, Lewis decked Harbaugh for the first sack of his NFL career in the Ravens' inaugural season. "Absolutely,...

  • Ray Lewis' career by the numbers

    Ray Lewis' career by the numbers

    1 — Player in NFL history with at least 40 career sacks and 30 career interceptions 1 — Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award (SB XXXV) 2 — NFL Defensive Player of the Year Awards (2000 and 2003) 2 — Super Bowl appearances (XXXV and XLVII) 4 — Career touchdowns, including postseason 5 — Seasons...

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