History of the Baltimore Ravens

Timeline created by GregBennett19
  • Announcement of Franchise Moving to Baltimore

    Announcement of Franchise Moving to Baltimore
    All records and history of the franchise in clevland would remain in the city and the new franchise would start off brand new.
  • Getting their name

    Getting their name
    the team is offically called the Ravens after a poll througout the city was established for the fans to choose the name. The name has stuck with the team since
  • Ravens draft Jonathen Odgen and Ray Lewis

    Ravens draft Jonathen Odgen and Ray Lewis
    Baltimore used its first two draft picks ever on two players that would end up being two of the greatest players at their position of all time.
  • Ravens play first game in New Stadium

    Ravens play first game in New Stadium
    Opened in 1998, the Ravens played thier first game in the stadium againest the Pittsburg Steelers, in which they lost 20-13. The Stadium costed 220 million dollars, and can hold approximetly 71,000 fans
  • Ravens hire Brian Billeck as new head coach

    Ravens hire Brian Billeck as new head coach
    After seasons of awful offense by the Ravens, they went out and signed Brian Billeck. Billeck was the former offensive coordinater for the minnosta vikings, who was known for coaching explosive offense, was signed to help the Ravens offense.
  • Ravens win super bowl 35

    Ravens win super bowl 35
    The Ravens crushed the New York Giants 34-7 in their super bowl debut. Ray Lewis was named MVP.
  • New Manager

    New Manager
    Ozzie Newsome is named General Manager. He is still the General Manager of the Ravens today. He became the first ever black General Manager.
  • New Training camp location

    New Training camp location
    Ravens move their training camp faucilty to Owings Mills Maryland where it is still held today
  • Ravens sign John Harbaugh

    Ravens sign John Harbaugh
    The Ravens signed John Harbaugh as the third head coach in franchise history. The Harbaugh signing was big for the franchise because he lead the team to a 11-5 record after being 6-10 the year before. He also became the first head coach to go to the AFC championship game as a rookie with a rookie quaterback.
  • Ravens draft Joe Flacco and Ray Rice

    Ravens draft Joe Flacco and Ray Rice
    Ravens used their first two picks in the 2008 NFL draft on Quaterback Joe Flacco and Running back Ray Rice. These two players would help shape the Ravens offense to what it has become today