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Ray Lewis: Baltimore Ravens are lacking leadership

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The Baltimore Ravens found themselves mired in a TMZ typhoon Monday after Jacoby Jones allegedly got himself cracked over the head with a champagne bottle by the mysterious Sweet Pea.

It wasn't a shining moment for Jones, the Ravens or Bryant McKinnie's already checkered history as a party promoter. Coach John Harbaugh wasn't "very impressed" and told his team about it.

But what does Ray Lewis think about all this? Lewis, now an analyst for ESPN, shared his thoughts on the matter before "Monday Night Football."

"When you think about the Baltimore Ravens and the transition that they went through, they're missing leadership right now," Lewis said during the network's pregame coverage, via The Baltimore Sun. "When you have an incident like that, the first thing a leader is going to do is find some way to dissolve everything that's going on and actually dissolve it before it comes to that type of head or even gets to that point.

"When you talk about the Baltimore Ravens, they're going to have to refocus and find some quick leaders in that locker room very quickly."

It makes sense if the Ravens' internal structure remains a work in progress at this point. Lewis, safety Ed Reed and center Matt Birk all left the team via retirement or free agency in the offseason. That's a huge void that might take some time to sort out.

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