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Ravens Facts

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Samuel Trunzo
SMGT 304
March 14, 2013
Baltimore Ravens
1- Art Modell was the original founder and owner of the Ravens. 2- Changed from Cleveland to Baltimore, the Ravens were named after Edgar Allen Poe’s poem, The Raven. (Baltimore Ravens, 2012) 3- The team started in 1996 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Baltimore Ravens, 2012) 4- The current Nickname of the Ravens’ is Super Bowl Champions after their win in the 2013 Super Bowl against the 49ers. (Baltimore Ravens, 2012) 5- The Ravens play at M&T Bank Stadium, located in Baltimore, Maryland. It is on 1101 Russell Street. 6- Stephen J. Bisciotti is the current owner of the Baltimore Ravens. (Maese, 2013) 7- In 2012, the Ravens payroll was 25th highest in the league coming in at $98,730,030 (NFL Team Payrolls, 2013) 8- In 2012, the NFL’s average payroll was $1.9 million dollars. (Burke, 2012) 9- The Ravens team worth is currently $1.09 billion dollars. (NFL Team Evaluations, 2013) 10- The current head coach of the Ravens is John Harbaugh. 11- Rod Woodson, Shannon Sharpe, Deion Sanders, and Mike Singletary are all Ravens Hall of Famers. 12- M&T Bank Stadium is the Ravens’ current home, with the capacity of seating 71,008 fans. Works Cited

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