As Ray Lewis prepares to take his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, teammates, coaches, opponents, family and members of the media reflect on the legacy of the legendary Ravens linebacker with their favorite memories and never-before-heard stories.
And he -- he didn't go into much detail -- but he said, "Coach, I'm telling you, I didn't do it." And I just told him to hang in there, and I told him I was on my way. I wanted to see him, and I wanted to look into his eyes. That was tough for me to see him behind bars. I was talking to him, and I looked right at him and he said, "I didn't do it." It was like seeing your child locked up. It was tough. It was like losing your child -- seeing him behind bars and thinking he was gone forever.
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Issue 245: June/July 2018