I’m not going to sit around and wait for football. There’s too much life to be lived and too many things to experience that I haven’t been able to experience being a professional athlete the last 14 years ... I’ll be ready if a team calls but if they don’t, I’ll be a busy guy and I can go out saying that my last game that I’ve ever played in was the Super Bowl and I won a championship alongside Ray Lewis, Joe Flacco, Ed Reed, Haloti Ngata and all these amazing guys that will go down forever in Baltimore history together.
Let's go to an NFL football game and stand on the sideline ... Watch Ray Lewis hit somebody, and tell me that's not violent. I don't think it's any more violent than football.
Brown may never be Ray Lewis, but he can help in addressing the hole left by Lewis and Dannell Ellerbe in the middle of Baltimore’s defense ... Brown is a sideline to sideline guy who many teams had listed as a first-round pick, but slipped to 56. Elam is going to be an upgrade from Bernard Pollard and Brandon Williams -- a small-school prospect if there ever was one -- can help the offensive line.More quotes »
D.J. Fluker's big personality, talent could interest Giants in NFL draft
showed an energy and enthusiasm seldom seen by offensive linemen. Consider that the player he most aspires to be like is Ray Lewis ."Even though we play two different positions, we all do the same job and we get our job done," Fluker said Wednesday at an NFL Read more »
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Calling Canton: Brian Urlacher's candidacy
is that his career reversed the decades-long decline in the value of the position. Along with the Baltimore Ravens ' Ray Lewis , Urlacher modernized middle linebacking by adding speed and regular playmaking to the traditional role of helmet-jarring hits and 5/22/13 from ESPN Read more »
Brian Urlacher retires in same year as Ray Lewis
two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Ravens defensive icon Ray Lewis isn't the only star middle linebacker to retire from the NFL this offseason. Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement from the NFL today after 13 seasons, 5/22/13 from Baltimore Sun Blogs Read more »
Ravens now taking lead from low-key Joe Flacco
Dennis Pitta said. "Joe's not as vocal. But he's always been a leader. He leads in a different way. He's not as vocal a guy as Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. But he leads in his own way, through example and his confidence in his own play." Harbaugh defused a question 5/22/13 from USA Today Read more »
Where does Brian Urlacher rank among history's greatest linebackers?
he really was, at least on the logarithmic scale of Hall of Famers. (Hendricks suffers/benefits from the same phenomenon; Ray Lewis had the same career arc on a different level). Urlacher belongs above both of them. Howley would make a fine Hall of Fame candidate. from USA Today Read more »
A New Era Begins
Newsome is doing what he does best; reloading the team with the best possible players. While we may have lost the likes of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, we have also acquired the likes of guys like Elvis Dumervil and high-talent rookies such as Arthur Brown and Matt from Baltimore Beatdown Read more »