Ray Lewis: Most Underrated Player of His Generation?

July 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ray Anthony Lewis, now 35, is slamming into the final years of his professional football playing career. He's won a Super Bowl, been an 11-time Pro Bowl Selection, and a 9-time All-Pro. He has even been a Super Bowl MVP, yet I believe Ray still isn't seen with the respect that should be bestowed upon a player of his playing greatness.
The NFL has always been a league that is defined by the quarterback. Whether it is the hot new kid Sam Bradford coming in, or the wily veteran Brett Favre. Now, I will tell you that Brett Favre happens to be one of my two favorite players All-Time (Along with Jerry Rice); but Brett gets way too much media coverage. Plain and simple, it is as stale and boring as Bingo. I know he covets it, but the lack of true appreciation on a national level for other players (Ray among them) is deplorable, at best.
Lewis has been overlooked at different times in his life only to recover and become stronger.
Somehow, 25 teams passed on him in the 1996 NFL D...

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