With so much media assembled in New Orleans for the Super Bowl, someone was bound to ask Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis about the comments of Anna Burns Welker, wife of Patriots receiver Wes Welker. (You’ll recall that after Baltimore beat the Pats, Mrs. Welker posted an unkind message about the middle linebacker on Facebook: “Proud of my husband and the Pats. By the way, if anyone is bored, please go to Ray Lewis’ Wikipedia page. 6 kids 4 wives. Acquitted for murder. Paid a family off. Yay. What a hall of fame player! A true role model!” She later deleted the post.) “Sometimes people just say silly stuff. And they say it out of emotion. And sometimes you need to let the game take care of the game. We lost up there last year, and I didn’t hear one teammate say anything about nobody there because we have respect for that team, that they won it fair and square,” said Lewis. “So for her to come out and say what she said, listen, I truly forgive her, and I have no hard feelings against her at all, but I believe people just make mistakes and say foolish things sometimes.”
Ravens’ Ray Lewis ‘forgives’ Anna Burns Welker
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