At this rate, Ray Lewis is going to have a controversial, head-scratching comment to make every week.
Just over a week since he cautioned Colin Kaepernick to remove the American flag from his silent protest against racism and violence in the country, Lewis has managed to deliver yet another eyebrow-raising hot take — this time about the murder of Terence Crutcher, another unarmed Black man shot and killed by police.
Appearing on FS1's Undisputed on Wednesday, the former two-time Super Bowl champion actually tried to reason that Crutcher's murder and other similar police-related incidents involving Black men are "not race-driven, they're hate-driven."
Wait ... come again?
They're not race-driven, Ray?
The moments before Crutcher was shot dead, a police officer in a helicopter hovering above made the judgment that the 40-year-old father of four looked like a "bad dude."
But that wasn't race-driven to you, Ray?
Here's Lewis's full statement.
Moments after Lewis made his statement about Crutcher, Undisputed co-host Shannon Sharpe delivered one of his own, flat out saying that "in 2016, being a Black man is inherently dangerous."
Watch Shannon break it down ... and perhaps enlighten Ray a little bit in the process.
What will Ray Lewis say next?
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