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Apparently, you can teach old Ravens new tricks

While Brian Billick is busy with his new television career, former Raven Peter Boulware (shown at right with his family at his Ring of Honor ceremony) is beating the bricks in Florida trying to win a Republican primary for a seat in the Florida House of Representatives.

Boulware is living by the words of legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, who liked to tell his players at inspirational moments "Don't go to the grave with life unused." He retired from football after setting the Ravens all-time sacks record and now is looking to politics to give him the sense of purpose he used to get on the football field.

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Now that we've made the smooth transition from coaches who go into broadcasting to athletes who go into politics, here's a question that should spark some lively conversation:

Who is the greatest athlete-turned-politician and why?

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