Ray Lewis Blames Officials for the Baltimore Ravens’ Loss

September 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ray Lewis is clearly blaming the Baltimore Ravens' 15-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on the men in stripes.
Late in the third quarter it appeared that Lewis had sacked Cincinnati quarterback Carson Palmer for an 8-yard loss, but it was ruled a trip. The penalty cost the Ravens ten yards and moved the ball up to the Baltimore 32 yard line. The Bengals would kick a field goal during this series and take a 9-7 lead.
Lewis was livid with the penalty. The helmetless linebacker could be seen on the field pleading his case to the officials.
After the game he had this to say about he call that went against him, “I get blocked into the player and you tell me that I tripped this man, but this man fell over my feet.”
The second penalty that drew the ire of Lewis was a roughing the passer call on fellow linebacker Terrell Suggs. Suggs wrapped his arms around Palmer who was in the process of passing the ball and drove him backward to the ground. The hit drew a fif...

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