Do this research. If we don’t have a season, watch how much EVIL, which we call it crime, watch how much crime picks up if you take away our game. … There’s nothing else to do Sal. … Ah, think my message is simple: let’s find a way, to make it work. Because if you walked in the circles and the rooms I’m walkin’ in, and me and Roger speak alot, but if you’re walkin’ in the rooms I’m walkin’ in, kinda makes you turn into a very selfish person if you see the fight that I’m seein’ people fight. Yea. 16 year old kid says to me, “I’m 16 years old Ray. All I need is a heart, but if I don’t get a heart, I die.” That’s a 16 year old kid, but she want me to worry about a mini camp. Let’s sit down as men, as owners and players and let’s figure out a solution. It ain’t, don’t keep gettin’ up walkin’ out of rooms and I uh … It’s wake up time.
Ray Lewis on the NFL Lockout, Ray Lewis