Ray Lewis sat out his second straight game as the Ravens elected to deactivate the inside linebacker for the Thanksgiving night showdown with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night.
Lewis, a 12-time Pro Bowler, told The NFL Network during a pre-game interview that the injured toe on his right foot is still bothersome.
"There is a large amount of pain there, but I think it's more importantly about the injury," Lewis said. "Do I go ahead and re-injure it tonight on a very short week and fight it the entire rest of the season, instead of just going ahead and get through this stretch right now? The team is well prepared."
Lewis estimated that...