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    Baltimore Ravens Franchise Information

    Have a read on below at some quick stats and facts on the Baltimore Ravens to get you started: 

    Established:1996
    Stadium:M & T Bank Stadium
    Colours:Purple, black & metallic gold 
    Hall of Famers:Todd Heap, Ray Lewis, Jamal Lewis, Matt Stover, Jonathan Ogden, Peter Boulware, Michael McCrary,, Raymond Berry, Art Donovan, John Mackey, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker, Johnny Unitas & Earnest Byner
    Hall of Fame Coaches:Weeb Ewbank
    Rivals:Pittsburgh Steelers & New England Patriots
    Legends:Ray Lewis, Jonathan Ogden, Ed Reed,Joe Flacco, Jamal Lewis, Terrell Suggs, Chris McAlister, Haloti Ngata, Marshal Yanda, Peter Boulware & Todd Heap
    Retired Numbers:None 
    Conference: AFC
    Super Bowl Championships:2: 2000 & 2012
    Conference Championships:2: 2000 & 2012

    Baltimore Ravens History

    While the Baltimore Ravens entered the NFL in 1996, football in Baltimore could be traced back to the 1940s, where the city was awarded the financially stricken Miami Seahawks who competed in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC)  and were renamed as the Colts when they played in the 1950 NFL season, (the AAFC and the NFL merged in 1949). 

    The Colts didn’t feature in the 1951 and 1952 NFL seasons, but a year later Baltimore once again had a football team as they were handed the Dallas Texans franchise, and were renamed back to the Colts. 

    The Colts participated in the National Football League from 1953-1984 when they moved to Indianapolis, and during their stay in Baltimore they won the championship in 1958 and 1959 as well as clinching Super Bowl V in 1971. 

    Around 13 years after Super Bowl success in Baltimore, the Colts relocated to Indianapolis where they are today. Football would return to the city of Baltimore in 1996 when the NFL awarded the city with a franchise called the Baltimore Ravens, after fans voted in a poll to select the nickname. 

    Ted Marchibroda who coached the Colts from 1975-1979 returned and was named their inaugural coach for the new dawn of football in Baltimore. Their opening game against Oakland couldn’t have asked for a much better way to kick off the season as the Ravens defeated the Raiders, 19-14 in front 64,124 fans. 

    That was the only positive from their first season back as they finished the season with a 4-12 record, ensuring they would finish last in the AFC Central standings. Despite finishing in bottom place again in 1997, the Ravens had an early round pick in the draft and chose Peter Boulware with pick No. 4. 

    Boulware would be an instrumental component for the Ravens in years to come as throughout his eight year tenure as the Ravens linebacker, he played 126 games, completed 493 tackles and made 70 sacks, as well as claiming Rookie of the Year in his debut season. 

    The rest of the 1990s were a bit same as the Ravens tried to find their feet missing the playoffs in both 1998 and 1999. After the 1998 season Marchibroda’s time as coach came to an end following a 6-10 record, which prompted the signing of Brian Billick as head coach for the 1999 season, becoming the second coach of Ravens. 

    Over Billick’s eight year tenure, he took the Ravens to four playoff appearances, three division championships and of course led them to their first ever Super Bowl victory over the New York Jets in Super Bowl XXXV. 

    Billicks’  breakout year occurred in the 2000 season where they finished with a 12-4 win-loss ratio, where they appeared in their maiden postseason appearance defeating the Denver Broncos in the wildcard playoff, earning their first victory in the postseason. 

    After defeating Tennessee, the Ravens faced the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Championship game where they cruised through and earned themselves a Super Bowl appearance after defeating them 16-3. 

    Super Bowl XXXV would forever be ingrained in Baltimore folklore as they claimed a 34-7 victory over the Jets, as they claimed their first Vince Lombardi trophy, as Ray Lewis was awarded the Super Bowl MVP.   

    The following seasons after the Super Bowl success saw the Ravens compete in the playoffs just three more times under Billick, in 2002 where they lost the divisional game, 2004 and 2007 where they went down in the AFC wildcard playoffs.

    By 2008, the Ravens installed their third coach John Harbaugh, and it proved to be one of the most successful eras in Ravens history as he has so far led them to eight playoffs (2008-12, 2014 and 2018-19) as well leading them to their second Vince Lombardi trophy. 

    After falling short in the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons the Ravens responded in emphatic fashion in the 2012 season where they won the Super Bowl for the second time after overcoming a late surge against the San Francisco 49ers to win 34-31, with quarterback Joe Flacco being crowned the Super Bowl MVP. 

    The season after the Super Bowl success, Harbaugh’s Ravens set a franchise record of scoring the most points with 409 and had the second most stacks in the NFL as well as being ranked the number two red zone defence in the league. The Ravens didn’t make the playoffs after their Super Bowl triumph but returned in 2014, 2018 and 2019. 

    In 2018 the Ravens focused on defense and offense as they were both ranked in the top 10 in the NFL, clinching the AFC North Division but lost in the wild card playoff game against the LA Chargers. Lamar Jackson, after finishing the 2018 season as the starter, was handed the keys to the car in 2019 and ended up running away with MVP. He led the team to a franchise record and league best 14-2 season, but they were undone in the divisional round, dropping Jackson to 0-2 in the playoffs. 

    The 2020 season saw Baltimore falter a bit, struggling with injuries and COVID-19, but ended the season on a five game winning streak and jumped from out of the postseason up to fifth, setting up a rematch with Tennessee, the team that eliminated them one year earlier.

    Jackson finally broke through for his maiden postseason victory with the defense being the star, keeping the explosive Titans’ offense to just 13 points. It all came undone in the Divisional Round, only scoring three points and being eliminated by the Bills.

    The Baltimore Ravens took a step back in 2021 and missed the postseason as they performed way below the expectations they had. Now they will go into 2022 looking to rebound from a let down of a season.

    Expert 2022-23 Picks & Preview on Baltimore Ravens

    If you are a fan of the Baltimore Ravens, then you know that the only thing that matters right now is how they are expected to perform in the 2022-23 season. Do the Baltimore Ravens have the star power to make it all the way to the playoffs and win the Super Bowl in 2023?

    Have a read on below at SportsTips expert picks & preview on the Baltimore Ravens:

    Front Office

    John Harbaugh once again returns as the Baltimore Ravens head coach as he is going into his 14th season leading this team. He has built up a great track record as he comes into the season with an overall record of 137-88 in the regular season. 

    He  has a 11-8 record in the playoffs as well as a Super Bowl ring and several AFC North division titles on top of that. He is one of the longest tenured National Football League coaches at this point as he continues to produce with consistency in Baltimore. Sashi Brown was appointed team president over the offseason.

    Offense

    The Baltimore Ravens offense is led by quarterback Lamar Jackson. He is one of the most electric players in all of the National Football League and despite ongoing contract disputes, he will be looking to put up big numbers this year. 

    JK Dobbins will be getting the majority of the carries out of the backfield while the Ravens search for their number one wide receiver after getting rid of Hollywood Brown over the off-season. The line is once again anchored by Ronnie Stanley at left tackle and they should have a solid offense this season. Devin Duvernay and Rashad Bateman as well as Mark Andrews should be the go to targets for Lamar Jackson.

    Defense

    The Baltimore Ravens defense is still a solid one despite the fact that they are starting to age at some of the core positions. Marcus Peters returns coming off of a major injury that cost him the whole year last season while rookie Kyle Hamilton looks to start to fill the shoes of Peters in the defensive backfield. 

    Marlon Humphrey and Marcus Williams should make up the rest of the defensive backfield. While Michael Pierce and Travis Jones will look to cause problems upfront for opposing teams. If everyone remains healthy, the Ravens are very capable of having a top 10 defense this season.

    Baltimore Ravens Betting and Odds Preview 2022-23

    The over/under on wins opens at 9.5 victories for the Baltimore Ravens this season. If you bet the over your odds are set at (-150) and if you bet the under your odds are set at (+125) as oddsmakers expect the Baltimore Ravens to be a solid football team this season. 

    Their odds to win the AFC North division opened at (+160) as oddsmakers are giving them a solid shot at bringing home another division title during John Harbaugh’s run as head coach of this football team.

    While they’re odds to win the AFC conference open at (+1000) which puts them in the middle of the pack in terms of odds to win the conference this season, as they could very realistically make a run all the way to the AFC title and a second Super Bowl. 

    Their odds to win the Super Bowl open at (+2200) that puts them in the upper half of NFL teams and in turn is still a very favorable bet for people. As of right now they are currently favored in 14 of their games this season and then the ones they aren’t favored in are by four or less points every time. 

    Their performance this season will come down to the ability for their key players to stay healthy, something that plagued them all of last season. They lost key players during training camp and before the preseason even started, all the way up to a couple days before the first game of the year. 

    They will also need their young rookies to step up, especially Kyle Hamilton to boost an injured and aging secondary that has been the strong spot for the Ravens for many years. As well as the ability to find playmakers for Lamar Jackson after he lost his favorite wide receiver, and for their running game to pick back up with the return of JK Dobbins after his ACL injury last season kept him out the entire year. 

    Baltimore Ravens FAQ

    Still got some burning questions about the Baltimore Ravens? Well, we have answered some of the most common questions people have, hopefully you will find the answer you are looking for below! 

    Where do the Baltimore Ravens play?

    The Baltimore Ravens play their home games at the M & T Bank Stadium.

    Who owns the Baltimore Ravens?

    Stephen J. Biscotti is the majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens. 

    Has the Baltimore Ravens won an NFL Super Bowl?

    The Baltimore Ravens have won two Super Bowls. 

    Who is the Baltimore Ravens coach?

    John Harbaugh is the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens. 

    Do the Baltimore Ravens play tonight?

    Are you wondering if the Baltimore Ravens are playing tonight? Well, SportsTips has all the details you need about upcoming Baltimore Ravens games! Make sure you check this page at the top for all the details you are looking for.

    What is the Baltimore Ravens record?

    The Baltimore Ravens finished the 2021 season with an 8-9  record.

    Did the Baltimore Ravens win last night?

    Fans of the Baltimore Ravens are all wanting to know if they won the game last night. You can find more information in relation to the team’s recent form in games on the page at the top.

    How much is the Baltimore Ravens worth?

    According to Forbes magazine, the Baltimore Ravens are worth $3.4 billion. 

    Who do the Baltimore Ravens  play tonight?

    Like a lot of things in the NFL, things change pretty quickly. So, if you are looking for more information about who the Baltimore Ravens play tonight, you have come to the right place. We have all this information for you in detail, you can find these details for upcoming games at the top of the page.

    How to watch the Baltimore Ravens?

    You can watch the Baltimore Ravens on CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, NFL Network, NFL Red Zone, Direct TV NFL Sunday Ticket and BaltimoreRavens.com. On demand you can watch the games on CBS All Access and the Ravens app. While you can pre and post game coverage on Roku, apple TV and Amazon Alexa. 

    Will the Baltimore Ravens make the playoffs this year?

    The Baltimore Ravens missed the playoffs after ending up with a last-place finish in the AFC North, finishing with an 8-9 record.

    When do the Baltimore Ravens play?

    Baltimore Ravens fans are always looking for more information about when their team plays the next game. For all the information you have been craving and more, be sure to check the top of this page. Here as SportsTips we list all the information you need like the kick off time, location of the game and the all important NFL odds.

    When is the next Baltimore Ravens game? 

    For more details on the next Baltimore Ravens game, check above on the page, we include all the details there.

    Where did the Baltimore Ravens finish the season?

    The Baltimore Ravens finished the 2021 season last in the AFC North and eleventh in the AFC.

    How many games did the Baltimore Ravens win?

    The Baltimore Ravens won 8 games in the 2021 NFL season.