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Wednesday, January 2, 2013
NFL players tweet tributes to Ray Lewis

By ESPN.com staff

Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is one of the most popular players in the NFL. He has been referred to as "the Godfather of the NFL" because he talks and texts with so many players.

So, when Lewis announced that he will retire at the end of the season, it wasn't a surprise that it sparked comments from all across the football world. Here are a selected few from Twitter: