There’s only one Ray Lewis. Either that, or it’s really hard to do an impression of him.
“Saturday Night Live” featured a bit with Kenan Thompson appearing as the Ravens linebacker during “Weekend Update.” Thompson wore the appropriate face paint, but he didn’t really try to emulate the distinctive cadence of Lewis’ speech that has become so much of the NFL playoffs this season.
Spoiler alert: If the Ravens win, Thompson/Lewis said, No. 52 will kneel down on the field and then ascend into heaven right through the Superdome roof. Lewis cried during the national anthem because it was the first time he’d heard the song.
This isn't the first time Thompson has appeared on "SNL" as Lewis. There was this brief bit when Eli Manning hosted.