Steelers Poll: Would Ray Lewis Ever Join Steelers?

It might be a welcome sight for Big Ben if he saw Ray Lewis on the same sidelines as him. Credit: Jason Bridge-US PRESSWIRE

If any of you follow the sporting world in general, you probably heard that long time Phoenix Sun guard Steve Nash was dealt to the LA Lakers.  Nash is like my Hines Ward – a man of consistency throughout his career and class act who becomes a household name for that franchise.  You never really ever expect them to be with another team.  But then the unthinkable happens.  Following Nash’s deal to the Lakers, NFL.com had a little fun by asking fans to pick an NFL legend and pick a ‘now way’ team for them to join.

One of those combos selected was Ray Lewis to the Steelers.  Now before you completely scoff at that notion, remember that this was a trade of Nash to the Lakers.  I highly doubt Lewis would volunteer via free agency and suit up for the Steelers.  Even though there is a mutual respect for the two rivaled franchises, it would be a big swallow of pride for Lewis to freely sign with the Steelers.  But, a trade – now that’s a different story.

Though it would be an inter divisional trade, would the Ravens be up for trading their long time LB for some picks? Or how about an up and coming receiver like Emmanuel Sanders?  If the Steelers were desperate for defense and the Ravens desperate for offense, would it really be that insane to consider?  I don’t think the Steelers or Ravens are above making a trade that would benefit each other.  But would it be a legacy player like Lewis?

I leave the debating up to you.

Would Ray Lewis Ever Play For The Steelers If Traded?

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  • JoeyMonaco720

    @Kimmy_KimKimM @fansided @NicePickCowherC not even close to being worthy of wearing #52 in BLK & GLD #MikeWebster nor the #SteelerNation

  • Kimmy_KimKimM

    @JoeyMonaco720 yeah not even if hell froze over

  • Anthony Grescavage

    Steelers wouldn’t take him.  When was the last time they brought on an aging star like Lewis?

  • JoeyMonaco720

    @Kimmy_KimKimM I dont even like when he passes through #Pittsburgh to get to Cleveland & Cincy lol

  • genius18

    @Biznestime @steelersbuzztap @raylewis52com it may be possible but only would be a trade for Rlewis to rep the black n gold

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  • Exiler

    a criminal & an HGH abuser who cheats. Why would the Steelers want to dirty their reputation?

  • Exiler

    Hey Nick, I’m curious how many in Steeler Nation know about the Ray Lewis HGH use scandal that the NFL & Ravens have done such a good job of keeping out of the news?

  • RickHarmon

    Ain’t no way on gods green earth the Ratbirds would trade Lewis to the Burgh..it would definitely be via free agency..I like Ray..and apparently so does Big Ben,says they talk during the season and off-season..I keep it 100% some Steeler fans can’t and wont admit Lewis is a beast and a 1st ballot Hall Of Famer! I’d take um in a heart beat even at his age..and those that say they wouldn’t are lying to themselves.

  • tbrucemom

    I can’t stand Ray Lewis as a person, I honestly think he got away with murder, but you can’t deny he’s a great football player and motivator. If he still wanted to play football and the money was right, he’d play for any team, including the Steelers, like 99% of all football players would. It’s the fans that can’t fathom a member of their team playing somewhere else. I think a lot players (see Big Ben and Lewis) are friendly off the field.