Exactly this. He was involved in one incident 13 years ago and was cleared of charges. Since then there has not been one negative incident involving Ray Lewis. He is a big part of the Baltimore community and does a hell of a lot for them. People can change and he seems like he's definitely done that and more. I bet all of his teammates would back him up if anyone said something negative about him.
Hoke was top notch at this aspect of his job.