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Ravens great Ray Lewis ready to join unique club with Hall of Fame induction Saturday

Ravens great Ray Lewis ready to join unique club with Hall of Fame induction Saturday

When Ray Lewis was a young boy, watching football games with his grandfather on Thanksgiving, he developed an ambition.

He wanted to become such a great player that one day, people would talk about him the way his granddad talked about Jim Brown and other legends of the NFL.

On Friday, the day before his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Lewis got to feel like that little kid again. At a luncheon for the 2018 class and past inductees, the former Ravens great came face to face with Dick Butkus and “Mean” Joe Greene.

Butkus was the great Chicago Bears middle linebacker to whom Lewis was often compared. Greene was the face...

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