Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers and Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis aren't strangers.
They're longtime rivals from their days competing in the smash-mouth AFC North division and have collided with each other on countless old-school, physical I-formation plays.
And Vickers, who has played a dozen games against the Ravens and gone 2-10 overall, is looking forward to another encounter with Lewis, a two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
Vickers is far from shy, embracing the pending confrontation on the field with Lewis, the Ravens' emotional defensive leader.
“Let me tell you something, I played them two times a year every year...