Off field: In a stunning turn of events, Lewis is charged with first-degree murder after two men were stabbed to death outside an Atlanta nightclub following a night of Super Bowl parties. … Feb. 1, Lewis appears in an Atlanta courtroom and is denied bail after being charged in the deaths of Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar. ... On Feb. 15, Lewis is freed on $1 million bond and returns to Baltimore, where he declares that he's innocent but "very sorry about the tragedy that happened in Atlanta." ... On June 5, after two weeks of trial, Lewis is cleared of murder charges, pleads to a misdemeanor obstruction charge and agrees to testify against two former co-defendants. ... Team owner Art Modell says he feels vindication and relief for Lewis, adding that he "never had any qualms about his innocence." ... "This is done, " Lewis says in his first public remarks after the trial. "This is a chapter that needs to be closed."