On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., Dec. 14, 2017 12:40 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Week 15 Press Conference Watch Special Teams Coordinator Jerry Rosbury, Offensive Coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees address the media.
  • Sat., Dec. 16, 2017 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST Ravens Report Ravens Report, the flagship program of the Baltimore Ravens that showcases life in the NFL. Tune in Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. on WBAL.
  • Sat., Dec. 16, 2017 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST Ravens Wired See the plays, hear the sideline conversations and feel the hits on Ravens Wired, the only behind-the-scenes show featuring a Ravens player wired for sound during each week's game. Tune in Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on WBAL.
  • Sun., Dec. 17, 2017 1:00 AM - 1:30 AM EST Unscripted Ravens beat writers Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing join our host to tackle the latest Ravens headlines and hottest topics. Tune in after Saturday Night Live on WBAL.
  • Sun., Dec. 17, 2017 12:30 PM EST Live Audio Broadcast Tune in for a live audio broadcast of the Ravens at Browns game.
  • Mon., Dec. 18, 2017 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM EST Live Monday Press Conference Watch Head Coach John Harbaugh address the media.
  • Thu., Dec. 21, 2017 12:40 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Week 15 Press Conference Watch Special Teams Coordinator Jerry Rosbury, Offensive Coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees address the media.
  • Sat., Dec. 23, 2017 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST Ravens Report Ravens Report, the flagship program of the Baltimore Ravens that showcases life in the NFL. Tune in Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. on WBAL.
  • Sat., Dec. 23, 2017 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST Ravens Wired See the plays, hear the sideline conversations and feel the hits on Ravens Wired, the only behind-the-scenes show featuring a Ravens player wired for sound during each week's game. Tune in Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on WBAL.
  • Sun., Dec. 24, 2017 1:00 AM - 1:30 AM EST Unscripted Ravens beat writers Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing join our host to tackle the latest Ravens headlines and hottest topics. Tune in after Saturday Night Live on WBAL.

News

Print
RSS

Terrell Suggs Takes Over Ray Lewis' Pre-Game Speech Duty

Posted Aug 9, 2013

After 17 years of Ray Lewis firing up the team from the huddle, there’s a new man in the middle.

The pre-game speech.

It had become a ritual for the Ravens. The team would circle around at the end of pre-game warmups, and linebacker Ray Lewis would take his spot front and center. Players, photographers and television cameras crowded around Lewis to get a glimpse of him in action.

“What time is it?” Lewis would shout.

 “Game time!”

“Any dogs in the house?” Lewis continued, getting barks back from his teammates.

But now that Lewis is gone, there’s a new man delivering the fiery pre-game speeches:  Terrell Suggs.

After deferring to Lewis and Ed Reed throughout his career, the 11-year veteran has taken over as the vocal leader of the defense. Suggs has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, and he started his reign as the pre-game orator Thursday night in Tampa.

“We’re winning tonight,” Suggs shouted. “We’re going to show them what the best team in the world looks like!”

What are your thoughts on Suggs’ first crack at the job?

 

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on BaltimoreRavens.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the Baltimore Ravens' organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors' views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Ravens officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.

Related News

Recent Videos

Recent Photos

Save