Posted March 13, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Ray Lewis Joins ESPN!

Ray Lewis ESPN broadcaster

“ESPN is such a big part of how fans watch and experience sports, especially the NFL, so I’m excited to join their team,” Lewis said in a statement. “I’m ready to bring the same level of passion to this next phase of my life as I brought to the field during my years as a player. I can’t wait to work with my new teammates, many of whom I’ve already known for years.”

“Ray is a tremendous addition to our NFL roster and he will have an immediate impact on our coverage,” said John Wildhack, ESPN executive vice president, production. “One of the most accomplished players in NFL history, fans will be drawn to his knowledge, experience and, of course, the passion he always exudes for the game.” – espn

As it figured, Super Bowl XLVII Champion Baltimore Ravens spirited linebacker Ray Lewis joined the ESPN crew on Wednesday! Lewis was able to retire a champion after 17 seasons, and now looks to be an ESPN broadcaster! He will appear on “Monday Night Countdown,” “Sunday NFL Countdown” and “SportsCenter.” Lewis will follow the “Monday Night Football” team from location to location and do a weekly segment on the ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning.” Lewis was a diamond in the ruff leading the Ravens to two Super Bowl wins, a 12-time Pro-Bowler, and leading the franchise in seven categories upon retirement including: tackles (2,643), fumble recoveries (31), and games played (228)! Check out the statement from Lewis and the ESPN executive VP of production above!

Source: ESPN