Video: Ray Lewis on Patrick Willis

Ray Lewis had high praise for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis during an ESPN First Take appearance with Dana Jacobson.

Lewis, when asked which young linebackers remind him of himself:

I like a lot of them, but the one I talk to the most who I think kind of emulates me a lot is Patrick Willis. I just love the way he plays the game. He plays the game with a fire. He reminds me of myself -- a lot, a lot, a lot. Not just on the field, but off the field. It would definitely have to be Pat.

I'll have more on Lewis, Willis and other NFL linebackers when our positional power rankings continue Tuesday.