The retired linebacker voiced his opinion in an interview with "America's Game," the
"I'm not gonna accuse nobody of nothing -- because I don't know facts," Lewis said, according to
Lewis was reportedly laughing when he said it, but it's clear that what he believes.
"Now listen, if you grew up like I grew up -- and you grew up in a household like I grew up -- then sometimes your lights might go out, because times get hard. I understand that," Lewis continued. "But you cannot tell me somebody wasn't sitting there and when they say, 'The Ravens [are] about to blow them out. Man, we better do something.' ... That's a huge shift in any game, in all seriousness. And as you see how huge it was because it let them right back in the game."
As Ravens fans surely remember, the
The Ravens ultimately needed a late goal-line stand to capture their second
City and stadium officials later attributed the blackout to a faulty electrical delay device, although 49ers CEO
Responding to reports of the claim by Lewis, York said on his Twitter account today: "There is no conspiracy. I pulled the plug."
Asked about Lewis' conspiracy theory Sunday, quarterback