BALTIMORE (AP) Former Baltimore Ravens running back Jamal Lewis has auctioned a Super Bowl ring he received as a gift from team owner Steve Bisciotti.
The item received a winning bid of $50,820 on Goldin Auctions.
The Ravens say Lewis sold the ring because he's having money problems, and they're OK with his decision.
The ring celebrates Baltimore's Super Bowl victory over San Francisco following the 2012 season.
Lewis played with Baltimore from 2000 to 2006. But Bisciotti gave Lewis the ring because the running back is a member of the team's Ring of Honor.
The Ravens released a statement Monday that read: ''Jamal Lewis informed us that he was forced to sell the Super Bowl XLVII ring due to financial difficulties. We understand and respect his decision.''
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