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Old 02-04-2013, 09:19 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by SonOfLe-loLang View Post
I'd really love to hear g0_broncos reasoning as to why the NFL would fix it for the Ravens. It makes no sense. And dont give me this ray lewis ****. The Ravens have one player with a top 25 jersey sale. This is hardly americas team. Theyve just gotten lucky with the calls
The reasons why are pretty obvious. Don't even have to look that hard.

The Ravens were in freefall when Lewis announced. Then they went on an absolute tear.

Art dying this year. A legend in the league, even though he was a total douchebag when he left Cleveland the way he did.

The Harbowl.

With Eli not in the playoffs, the league couldn't have its Manning/Manning in New Orleans game they'd hoped for, so they went with the next-best thing. Retiring Ray Lewis, dead Art Modell, Harbowl. They can have Brady/Manning and Manning/Manning next year (and in New York!).

Not saying it WAS fixed, but there are plenty of reasons to fix it.
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