Marvin Lewis

Preston: There will never be another Ray Lewis. Just ask Ozzie Newsome.

Preston: There will never be another Ray Lewis. Just ask Ozzie Newsome.

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome doesn’t like to talk much, unless it’s a special occasion.

One will occur Aug. 4, when middle linebacker Ray Lewis will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, joining offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden (2013) as the only players enshrined primarily as Ravens.

Newsome selected both players in the Ravens’ first draft in 1996. The team has had two owners and three head coaches in its historynd two presidents sincethen, and the only constant has been Newsome, who saw Lewis’ every snap.

Maybe that’s why he gets a little emotional and talks so freely now about the player he chose No. 26 overall in the first...

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