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ESPN published this video item, entitled “Ray Lewis gets passionate: ‘It’s really hard to watch football!’ | First Take” – below is their description.
Ray Lewis gets passionate: ‘It’s really hard to watch football!’ | First Take
Pro Football Hall of Fame LB Ray Lewis joins First Take for an interview and airs out his frustration with the way football is officiated from college to the professional level.
0:00 Lewis says he turned off Super Bowl LV after calls against the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense.
2:30 Ray Lewis’ thoughts on LA Rams DT Aaron Donald.
4:10 Stephen A. asks Lewis about Todd Bowles’ Tampa Bay defense shutting down Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ high-powered offense in the Buccaneers’ Super Bowl win.
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