It wasn’t because of his national anthem protest. It wasn’t because of his stance on social justice issues. It wasn’t because of his play on the field.
No, it was because of his girlfriend.
Ray Lewis revealed an eye-rolling bombshell on “Inside The NFL” Tuesday night, telling his co-hosts that the reason the Ravens ultimately decided to pass on signing free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick earlier this summer was because of a “racist” tweet Kaepenerick’s girlfriend posted in regards to Lewis and Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti.
“When me and Steve Bisciotti were talking, this is what we were talking about, Judy (Battista),” Lewis said on “Inside The NFL,” per Deadspin. “We were talking about giving this kid an opportunity to get back in the National Football League. Look, this is what I wanted to share with people. I have been fighting for this kid behind the table like nobody