Ray Lewis' legacy a complicated one

Ravens star's credentials are impeccable, but Atlanta incident can't be overlooked

Originally Published: January 2, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

The legacy of Ray Lewis, for me, is complicated. I can't assess the career and the man, the player and the leader, without including one messy part of his past.

Because we know what Lewis has done as a football player: He will go down as the greatest middle linebacker of all time, a vicious intimidator who, in his prime, covered the football field with incredible speed and hit with force. He was so dominant that opposing teams played away from him. He has defined the Baltimore Ravens ...

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