Future first-ballot Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis is calling it a career after this season. The face of the Ravens hasn't seen action since Week 6 when he tore his triceps, but could play in Sunday's playoff game against the Colts. With nearly 1,000 tackles to his name and likely countless inspirational speeches to his teammates, Lewis is arguably the greatest defensive player the NFL has ever seen. But given the league's rich history, we'll leave the emphasis on arguably and let you sort it out. Click on the images to set your rankings.

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