The linebacker is in his 17th season with the Ravens.
Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis will retire at the end of the team's run in the current postseason. Lewis made the announcement while speaking to the media early Wednesday afternoon. The Ravens' Twitter feed said he told the team, "This will be my last ride." Lewis, the MVP of the Ravens' last Super Bowl in 2001, will have spent his entire 17-season career with Baltimore. Lewis, a first-round pick for the Ravens in 1996 (their first season in Baltimore) has been selected for 13 Pro Bowls and has three times been named the AFC defensive player of the year, in 2000, 2001 and 2003. Video will be added to this story as soon as it is available. You tell us: What is your favorite Ray Lewis moment? What will you miss most about him?
A former high school football coach recalled Zach Brown's athleticism and competitiveness.
Wilde Lake High School graduate Zach Brown has an opportunity to achieve something next month that will happen for just a tiny fraction of all the young men who play football. Brown, a standout linebacker at North Carolina, could be a first-round pick in the April 26 NFL Draft. And if Brown's name is called early in the draft, it will be as much for his intense competitiveness as for his exceptional physical ability. The 6-foot-1, 224-pound linebacker was clocked in 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the recent pre-draft NFL combine in Indianapolis. Former Wilde Lake High football coach Doug Duvall coached Brown for four years. Back then, Brown was a three-sport star athlete at Wilde Lake. In Brown's senior year, he was a linebacker and …