Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio that he believes there will be an increase in crime if the lockout continues into the regular season.
"Do this research if we don't have a season," he said. "Watch how much evil, which we call crime, watch how much crime picks up, if you take away our game."
The Pro Bowl linebacker discussed how the lockout affects "way more than" the players and owners.
"There's too many people that live through us, people live through us," Lewis said. "Yeah, walk in the streets, the way I walk the streets, and I'm not talking about the people you see all the time."
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