It truly is a year without Ray Lewis.

Kris Jones of Russell Street Report writes that the Baltimore Ravens future Hall of Famer linebacker was cut from NBC’s Sunday Night Football intro video this week and replaced by Jets center Nick Mangold. Don’t take offense though, NBC cut Darrell Revis, who suffered a torn ACL, from their video earlier this year.

With Ray Lewis

Without Ray Lewis

If not for that commercial where the little girl interviews Ray Lewis, I might actually forget what he looks like.