Ray Lewis about Ray Rice: 'There's some things you can cover up, some things you can't' (VIDEO)
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, now an ESPN analyst, said something Sunday morning he probably regrets when talking about Ray Rice's indefinite suspension after he punched his then-fiance Janay Palmer in the face in a hotel elevator.
Lewis was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault in January 2000, after a fight at a Super Bowl party resulted in the stabbing deaths of two men, Jacinth Baker and Richard Lollar.
Murder charges against Lewis were dropped after he testified against two others who were charged along with him, and Lewis plead guilty to a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge.
The reaction to Lewis' comments on social media were not surprising:
Here are more of Lewis' comments, via SB Nation, where you can read a full transcript:
Sometimes we forget why we're here. We're here for one reason and one reason only. We're here for domestic violence. We're here because we saw a friend of mine brutally hit his wife in an elevator. There's some things you can cover up and then there's some things you can't. Right now is a sad day for me because the reputation that I left in this organization, this isn't it. This isn't it. What was built that many of years took hard work to get that. Took a hell of a reputation to put on the line. Men's families. Men's lives. How to actually get acclimated as a pro.
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