A month-long layoff caused by the turf toe injury on his right foot didn’t prevent Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis from leading the defense in tackles with 10 in Sunday night’s 34-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
That performance was enough to persuade defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano to speak glowingly of the 12-time Pro Bowler’s play.
“Excellent. He didn’t miss a beat,” Pagano said Wednesday. “He had a huge impact like he always does. He didn’t miss a beat.”