Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis was fantastic Sunday in his return from a torn triceps. Lewis produced a game-high 13 tackles as the Ravens beat the Colts to advance to the second round of the AFC playoffs.
Insight: Simply incredible. Lewis may have been the best defensive player on the field on Sunday. His only slip-up came in the first half when he dropped what would have been a sure interception. Sunday was the 37-year-old's final game at M&T Bank Stadium as Lewis announced recently that he will retire at the end of the season.
1/2/2013 5:16:00 PM
Description: Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced Wednesday that the 2012 postseason "will be my last ride." The linebacker will retire having made 12 Pro Bowl teams, fifth all-time.
Insight: Lewis will play on Sunday against the Colts for the first time since tearing his triceps two months ago. Lewis is one of four players in NFL history to have at least 25 sacks and 30 interceptions, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
12/26/2012 3:22:00 PM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis was activated Wednesday, but coach John Harbaugh said he would not play in the season finale.
Insight: It appears Lewis is healthy and the Ravens are just saving him for the playoffs. New England is using a similar approach with Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has missed five weeks in a row because of a broken forearm.
12/22/2012 4:18:00 PM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis won't be activated Sunday against the Giants and it's unlikely he'll return before the end of the regular season. Lewis has been out the last eight games with a torn triceps.
Insight: It appears Lewis is healthy and the Ravens are just saving him for the playoffs. New England is using a similar approach with Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has missed four weeks in a row because of a broken forearm.
12/21/2012 9:15:00 PM
Description: Injured Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has a "good chance" of playing this week against the Giants according to the Baltimore Sun.
Insight: Lewis has missed eight games in a row with a torn triceps. Baltimore's record in those eight games is just 4-4.
12/15/2012 4:08:00 PM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis (triceps) will not be activated from injured reserve this week against the Broncos. SOURCE: Michelle Beisner, NFL Network.
Insight: Lewis has been on IR for eight weeks and is first eligible to return in Week 15. However, the Ravens are not planning on making the veteran available. There should be absolutely nothing deterring you from playing Peyton Manning, Demariyus Thomas, Eric Decker and Knowshon Moreno Sunday.
12/4/2012 1:02:00 PM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis (triceps) could return to practice as early as Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.
Insight: Lewis wouldn't return this week, but could be ready for Week 15 against Denver when a first-round bye could be on the line.
11/26/2012 10:00:00 AM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis (triceps) could return to the lineup from a torn triceps as early as Week 15. SOURCE: Michael Silver, Yahoo! Sports
Insight: Yahoo! cited more than a half dozen sources who said Lewis is expected to return before the end of the 2012 season. The 37-year-old could be back for Dec. 16 against the Broncos, a game that could decide the AFC's No. 2 seed.
10/19/2012 4:09:00 PM
Description: Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis told his teammates that he will return for at least one more season in the NFL. Lewis is out for the rest of the 2012 campaign because of a torn triceps.
Insight: The 13-time Pro Bowler will turn 38 next May. Fourth-year linebacker Dannell Ellerbe will be taking Lewis' place in the starting lineup this week against Houston.
10/15/2012 5:34:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous report, an MRI revealed a complete tear of Ray Lewis' right triceps muscle. He's done for the season. Jay Glazer reported earlier that Ravens doctors believed Lewis had avoided a full tear of the triceps but the MRI revealed otherwise.
Insight: Baltimore also lost Lardarius Webb to a torn ACL this week and has been playing without Terrell Suggs all season. According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, there are several people who believe the loss of Lewis could be a positive for the Ravens. "Yes, Lewis is the emotional leader of the team, but there are plenty of people around the league who will tell you he has lost a step," Cole said.
10/15/2012 11:23:00 AM
Description: Linebacker Ray Lewis didn't fully tear his right triceps as the Ravens had originally feared but he is still likely to miss the rest of the 2012 season according to Jay Glazer from Fox Sports.
Insight: A devastating blow for the Ravens, who are now minus three key defensive starters in Lardarius Webb (torn ACL), Terrell Suggs (Achilles) and Lewis. Baltimore will try and pick up the pieces next week against 5-1 Houston.
10/14/2012 7:06:00 PM
Description: Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis may have torn his right triceps in Sunday's win over Dallas according to Jeff Darlington from the NFL Network.
Insight: Baltimore can't afford an injury to Lewis after losing cornerback Lardarius Webb to a torn ACL earlier in the day. The Ravens have also been without star defensive end Terrell Suggs all season. The beat-up Ravens head to Houston next week to take on the undefeated Texans.
2/10/2011 2:03:00 PM
Description: Baltimore Ravens All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis left no doubts that he plans to return for another season. The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year made that declaration today on Dan Patrick's radio show. "Absolutely, unfinished business," Lewis said.
Lewis dismissed speculation that the team was considering buying him out and offering him a job in the organization. 'I heard that they gave me a front office job," Lewis said. "Come on. I have never heard of that in my life. Listen. We do not listen to what everyone writes. We know this. No way.'
Source: National Football Post
Insight: Baltimore Ravens All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis left no doubts that he plans to return for another season. The two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year made that declaration today on Dan Patrick's radio show...
SOURCE: NATIONAL FOOTBALL POST
2/10/2011 11:27:00 AM
Description: Ravens LB Ray Lewis confirmed that he will continue playing in 2011.
SOURCE: PRO FOOTBALL TALK
Insight: "No ifs ands or buts about it." Even at 35, Lewis still played at a high level, leading the team in total tackles in 2010 with 139. There's no reason to think he will slow down anytime soon. He is still one of the top run stuffers in the league.
9/17/2010 9:15:00 PM
Description: Ravens MLB Ray Lewis (foot) is listed as questionable for Week 2 after being limited in Friday's practice.
SOURCE: Baltimore Sun
Insight: I wouldn't worry about the status as Raven players are typically given this tag if they don't practice Fridays. IDP leaguers shouldn't worry and should start him as usual in this AFC North match-up.
3/4/2009 7:10:00 PM
Description: ProFootballTalk.com reports that Lewis has reached agreement on a new deal with the Ravens.
Insight: Lewis ended having a nicely productive season last year for IDP owners and could even see a little bump in his numbers in 2009, now that fellow inside starter Bart Scott is gone. (SportsBuff.com)
2/7/2009 6:39:00 PM
Description: The New York Post reports that Lewis considers the Jets an attractive option to play for next season as he would really enjoy playing for new Jets coach Rex Ryan.
Insight: The big issue is that the Jets would need to free up cap room first if they are to have any chance of signing Lewis. (SportsBuff.com)
2/5/2009 11:26:00 PM
Description: According to the Baltimore Sun, Lewis does not want to re-sign with the Ravens on a hometown discount.
Insight: Lewis is expected to field offers in free agency and has hinted that he has interest in playing for the Cowboys. (SportsBuff.com)
1/19/2009 10:50:00 AM
Description: Lewis had a team-high nine tackles, seven solo in the Ravens' 23-14 loss to the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game. He also forced a fumble. (SportsBuff.com)
1/16/2009 6:42:00 PM
Description: Did not practice.
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