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Ravens reunite with J. Lewis

Ravens reunite with J. Lewis

OWINGS MILLS -- It was nearly midnight Sunday when running back Jamal Lewis called Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, a phone call that ultimately led to a reunion that nearly didn't happen. Already booked on a Monday afternoon flight to visit the Denver Broncos, Lewis wondered if the Ravens still wanted him after securing former Broncos runner Mike Anderson on Sunday night for $8 million.

"I just called Ozzie and asked him what was going on, what the deal was so I could know," Lewis said in a conference call from Atlanta. "I had a visit to Denver, so I was just trying to figure out if that was still on or not." Lewis got his answer shortly after midnight with a three-year, $26 million deal that including a $5 million signing bonus and a $1 million base salary in 2006. Financial...

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