Ravens of the Decade

Continuing on the theme of All-Decade lists, today we’ll look back at the greatest Ravens of the past 10 years by position:

Quarterback: Joe Flacco (Honorable Mention: Steve McNair)

Running Back: Jamal Lewis (Honorable Mention: Willis McGahee)

Fullback: Alan Ricard (Honorable Mention: Le’Ron McClain)

Left Tackle: Jon Ogden

Left Guard: Edwin Mulitalo (Honorable Mention: Ben Grubbs)

Center: Mike Flynn (Honorable Mention: Jason Brown)

Right Guard: Bennie Anderson (Honorable Mention: Keydrick Vincent)

Right Tackle: Orlando Brown (Honorable Mention: Tony Pashos)

Tight End: Todd Heap

Wide Receivers: Derrick Mason & Qadry Ismail (Honorable Mention: Brandon Stokley)

Defensive Tackles: Tony Siragusa & Sam Adams (Honorable Mention: Kelly Gregg & Haloti Ngata)

Defensive Ends: Michael McCrary & Rob Burnett (Honorable Mention: Trevor Pryce)

Middle Linebacker: Ray Lewis

Outside Linebackers: Peter Boulware & Adalius Thomas (Honorable Mention: Jaime Sharper & Terrell Suggs)

Cornerbacks: Chris McAlister & Samari Rolle (Honorable Mention: Duane Starks)

Free Safety: Ed Reed

Strong Safety: Rod Woodson (Honorable Mention: Will Demps)

Kicker: Matt Stover

Punter: Sam Koch (Honorable Mention: Dave Zastudil)

Kick/Punt Returner: Jermaine Lewis


4 responses to “Ravens of the Decade

  1. I think you have to give the QB honorable mention, if not the whole award to Trent Dilfer.

    • I agree Dilfer was a great QB for us and led us to our only Super Bowl win, but it’s hard to call someone a “player of the decade” when he really only started half a season’s worth of games. I think the people of Baltimore will always have fond memories of him and I get a feeling of nostalgia whenever I see him on ESPN, but for this award I don’t think his body of work was quite worthy of going ahead of the other two listed.

  2. I think Shannon Sharpe needs an honorable mention for Tight End.

  3. While I agree with Rabbieli about Trent Dilfers body of work, if you are using that argument Flacco has only had 2 seasons. His body of work is not that extensive. If both players have such a short body of work the nod has to go to the player with the hardware. I think that Flacco will turn into an excellent player, however I dont think you can give a second year player the award for player of the decade. When the decade started Flacco was 15

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