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Ravens great Ray Lewis: Hall of Fame speech is ‘moment that you dream for your entire life’

Ravens great Ray Lewis: Hall of Fame speech is ‘moment that you dream for your entire life’

Less than three weeks from his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Ravens great Ray Lewis shrugged off the notion that he might be anxious about his induction speech almost as nonchalantly as he did opposing blockers in his prime.

“Nervousness? No,” the 13-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year said during a conference call Wednesday afternoon. “I would only be nervous if it was something I had to talk about that I didn’t know. I think this moment, for me, is one of those moments. It’s a moment that you dream for your entire life.”

Lewis was in attendance in Canton, Ohio, five years ago for the induction of Ravens left tackle...

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