“Next time we play the Tennessee Titans, we’ll kick their ass.” Sam Adams at The Barn in Oct. 2000 to @NestorAparicio during Ravens Super Bowl XXXV run. And then January happened! Remember the Titans? We do... #RavensFlock
Two things were pretty obvious to everyone who watched the 2000 Baltimore Ravens during the first half of the season. When they passed the ball, they made mistakes and were ineffective. But each time they tried to run the football with any consistency, they succeeded.
It has been said that you need to crawl before you can walk. For the 2000 Baltimore Ravens, much of that crawling was done during the end of the 1999 season. Before Shannon Sharpe came to play. While Trent Dilfer was still sitting on the bench in Tampa Bay, waiting for redemption. While Jamal Lewis and Travis Taylor were still attending college classes and hoping to become first-round draft picks in the NFL.
While the 2000 Baltimore Ravens will always receive credit from fans and foes alike for being the team that allowed the fewest points in NFL history – and punctuated that task with a defensive unit shutout in Super Bowl XXXV – only four men can properly put into perspective the pain, the growth and the joy of a group that ultimately captured greatness.
Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the mounting injuries for the Baltimore Ravens and the inexplicable explanations of head coach John Harbaugh after poor clock management and a fair catch punt by Zay Flowers with 2:03 remaining cost the team in a bad 22-19 overtime loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
It's hard to put into words just how great Brooks Robinson was to everyone he met. He was the gold standard for human beings and Baltimore loved him. So did his teammates. Let them tell you all about the legend of No. 5.
There are no words to adequately express his contributions on and off the field in the City of Baltimore over the last 70 years. The loss of Brooks Robinson on Tuesday night brought the city to a standstill. We will share our Hall of Fame chats with No. 5 here and at WNST-AM 1570 throughout the week as the Orioles attempt to clinch another American League East crown. RIP Brooks! We loved you and we're going to miss you.