Ravens veteran linebacker Ray Lewis will miss tonight’s preseason game against the Chiefs.  Lewis was excused from the team to to visit a sick family member.  According to a tweet from teammate Brendon Ayanbadejo, Lewis’ aunt is coping with an illness.

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Jamison Hensley of The Sun reports that Lewis was only scheduled play one quarter in tonight’s game.