Like Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary and other great interior linebackers, Lewis has the style and intensity that works in any era. He has an old-school appreciation for the game and its physical nature. He reminds me of a cross between Butkus and Singletary. He understands football is a game of collisions and contact.
From his early days as a wrestler, Lewis learned how accelerate his body and make violent tackles that not only stop offensive players but also intimidate them. On top of all his physical skills is his leadership. He’s held the Ravens’ locker room together and has given his franchise a physical persona since his arrival.
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