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The All-Time Ravens 53 man roster

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During their first 25 seasons, the Baltimore Ravens have won 214 regular season games, 15 postseason games, six division titles and two Super Bowl championships. Their .559 regular season win percentage ranks fifth in NFL history, while the team’s .600 playoff win percentage is fourth best. Since the franchise’s founding in 1996, the Ravens have unquestionably been one of the league’s most successful clubs.

From the ownership to the front office and coaching staff, the Ravens are a first class organization in every way. Together with the players on the field, the team has blessed their fans with superb football. And the fans have surely had plenty of outstanding players to root for - three first-ballot Hall of Famers, 40 first-team All-Pro caliber seasons and a combined 122 Pro Bowl selections.

The All-Time Ravens 53-man roster through their first 25 seasons:

Quarterback

Lamar Jackson, Joe Flacco, Vinny Testaverde

Featuring the 2019 league MVP, Super Bowl XLVII MVP and 1996 Pro Bowl participant, the quarterback selections are straightforward. Jackson has the best single season and Flacco the best career.

Running Back & Fullback

Jamal Lewis, Ray Rice, Willis McGahee, Vonta Leach

Lewis and Rice are clearly the top backs in team history. McGahee slightly edged out Priest Holmes due to his 2007 Pro Bowl honor. From Sam Gash, Alan Ricard and Le’Ron McClain to Kyle Juszczyk and now Patrick Ricard, the Ravens have rostered a long line of top notch fullbacks, but Leach was the best of the bunch.

Offensive Tackle

Jonathan Ogden, Ronnie Stanley, Orlando Brown Sr., Orlando Brown Jr.

Ogden is arguably the best tackle in NFL history and Stanley is arguably the best in the game today. Brown Sr. may be overshadowed by his son, current Raven Orlando Brown Jr., in a few years. After two strong seasons to begin his career, Brown Jr. beat out notable tackles Ricky Wagner and Michael Oher for the final spot.

Interior Offensive Line

Marshal Yanda, Ben Grubbs, Matt Birk, Edwin Mulitalo, Mike Flynn

The 2011 group of Grubbs, Birk and Yanda is easily the best interior combination in Ravens history. Mulitalo and Flynn held off Kelechi Osemele and Jason Brown due to their longevity with the club.

Tight End

Todd Heap, Mark Andrews, Shannon Sharpe, Dennis Pitta

Perhaps the offense’s deepest position group. Heap, Andrews and Sharpe each earned Pro Bowl acclaim while suiting up for the Ravens while Pitta made several of the most clutch catches in team history.

Wide Receiver

Derrick Mason, Torrey Smith, Anquan Boldin, Steve Smith Sr. Jermaine Lewis

Mason was the most reliable receiver the Ravens have fielded. Boldin and Smith were major parts of the 2012 Super Bowl squad. Lewis, like Jacoby Jones, was a dangerous deep threat and return specialist who also helped the team win a championship. Smith Sr. made a greater impact than the trio of first round underachievers - Travis Taylor, Mark Clayton and Breshad Perriman. Following a terrific rookie campaign, current Raven Marquise Brown is on track to steal a spot.

Specialists

Justin Tucker, Matt Stover, Sam Koch, Morgan Cox

Rostering two kickers is unusual, but Stover was too consistent for too long to be left off this team. The wolfpack of Tucker, Koch and Cox have been running together for eight consecutive seasons.

Defensive Tackle

Haloti Ngata, Brandon Williams, Trevor Pryce, Kelly Gregg, Tony Siragusa, Sam Adams

Ngata is certainly the best defensive lineman in team history. Adams, Gregg and Siragusa were stout run stuffers and Pryce is probably the most disruptive tackle the Ravens ever fielded. Carrying six tackles is excessive, but Williams’ contributions could not be overlooked.

Edge Defender

Terrell Suggs, Peter Boulware, Michael McCrary, Adalius Thomas, Jarrett Johnson

Suggs, Boulware and McCrary were dominant pass rushers that deserve their Ring of Honor recognition. Thomas was a versatile All-Pro and Johnson epitomized “Play like a Raven.” Several productive edge defenders, including Rob Burnett, Elvis Dumervil, Pernell McPhee and Matthew Judon, just missed the cut at this loaded position.

Linebacker

Ray Lewis, Jamie Sharper, Bart Scott, C.J. Mosley

Selecting Lewis, Sharper, Scott and Mosley to comprise the linebacker corps is a simple decision. All four were tackling machines and made impact plays for Baltimore.

Cornerback

Chris McAlister, Marlon Humphrey, Lardarius Webb, Duane Starks, Jimmy Smith

Another stacked position group, each member of this quintet was among the very best corners in the league when at their respective peaks. If the roster was expanded, Samari Rolle would have been the 54th man. With more time in Baltimore, Marcus Peters should secure a place on this list.

Safety

Ed Reed, Rod Woodson, Dawan Landry, Eric Weddle

Reed and Woodson are two of the best defensive players in the history of the sport, the pair combined for 15 Pro Bowls while manning centerfield for the Ravens. From a deep collection of capable strong safeties over the years, Landry stands out. And Weddle had three solid seasons captaining Baltimore’s secondary.

Poll

Which former Raven deserves a place on this All-Time roster?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    Priest Holmes
    (176 votes)
  • 1%
    Ricky Wagner
    (22 votes)
  • 18%
    Kelechi Osemele
    (258 votes)
  • 30%
    Elvis Dumervil
    (421 votes)
  • 8%
    Rob Burnett
    (115 votes)
  • 11%
    Samari Rolle
    (157 votes)
  • 9%
    Marcus Peters
    (124 votes)
  • 7%
    Other
    (103 votes)
1376 votes total Vote Now