It's Official: Ray Lewis Joins ESPN
Huffington Post Sports - almost 4 years
By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing
After the news was first reported well before the end of his playing career, ESPN finally sent out a fancy press release telling us what we all already knew - Ray Lewis has joined the folks in Bristol as their newest NFL analyst. Lewis is the 217th NFL analyst at the network, but from the ESPN announcement, it's clear he's not going to fade into the Bristol ether like Antonio Pierce, Damien Woody, Brian Dawkins, (I can keep going) Jerry Rice, Tim Hasselbeck, Eric Allen, Eric Mangini, Tedy Bruschi, and the dozens of others at the network. Ray Lewis will get the primetime assignments straight away. In particular, a seat at the Monday Night Countdown table, a role on Sunday NFL Countdown... and his own television specials...
"Lewis will travel to the site of each week’s Monday Night Football game where he will offer analysis alongside Stuart Scott, Hall of Famer Steve Young and his former Ravens teammate Trent Dilfer during the pre-game Co
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