On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Feb. 13, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST Cheerleader Prep Clinics The 2018 Cheerleader prep clinics will allow you to get a leg up on the competition. You will get to know our current squad, our dance/stunt styles, and some tips for how to have a successful audition. You will leave these classes feeling more prepared and confident for the approaching auditions.
  • Sat., Mar. 03, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST Cheerleader Tryouts Become a member of the best cheerleading program in the NFL! Tryouts for the 2018 Baltimore Ravens Cheerleading Squad will be held the weekend of March 3rd at the Merritt Club Downtown.
  • Sat., Mar. 10, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST Playmaker Tryouts The Playmakers are the Ravens promotional team that travels around Baltimore on the days leading up to Ravens home games. At each event they attend, they give out free gifts and tickets to Ravens fans, getting them excited for the upcoming game. Become a member and help get Baltimore ready for gameday!
  • Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM EDT Marching Band Tryouts Come join us and become part of the best marching band in the NFL! Baltimore's Marching Ravens are committed to bringing quality musical entertainment and a "traditional football atmosphere" to all Ravens home games. Comprised of more than 150 musicians and equipment crew, Baltimore's Marching Ravens is the largest musical organization associated with the NFL.
  • Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 8:00 PM EDT NFL Draft Follow the Baltimore Ravens through the 2018 NFL Draft.
  • Thu., May. 31, 2018 5:00 PM EDT Beach Bash Flock to the Beach with the Ravens for our annual Ravens Beach Bash presented by Miller Lite.



The Caw: Ocean City Mayor Makes Plea To Joe Flacco

Posted Mar 14, 2016

It’s been a week since Peyton Manning retired. What will replace his famous ‘Omaha!’ audible?

It seems Ocean City, Md. Mayor Rick Meehan is a little jealous of all the free publicity Peyton Manning gave Omaha in recent years.

With Manning hanging up his cleats one week ago, Meehan is wondering what audible will replace the famous “Omaha!” Manning so often yelled out.

So Meehan’s trying to sell Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on using – I think – “Ocean City!”

“I’m Rick Meehan, Mayor of Ocean City, Maryland (OCMD), and I’m here to recommend you pick our wonderful town to help take your legacy to new heights,” Meehan said in a letter addressed to Flacco and mailed to the team’s training facility.

Oh boy, here comes the sales pitch.

“Whether you’re looking for a fun vacation spot to enjoy during the offseason with your family, a romantic weekend getaway or a golf weekend with the guys, OCMD has what you’re looking for. With OCMD’s 10 miles of beautiful free beach and nearly three miles of food, games and shopping along our famous boardwalk, it seems like the obvious choice.”

C’mon, Joe. It’s obvious!

“Now Joe, we Marylanders won’t forget your march to the Super Bowl in 2013. Many OCMD residents are Ravens fans, and we have grown to love hearing your iconic “ALASKA!” call that has become part of your game,” Meehan wrote.

“While I certainly don’t want to tell you how to play, I can’t help but wonder what would happen if you narrowed your choice of audible down from a state to a city—like OCMD, perhaps. I have a feeling that even more personal and team success could be in your future!”

I’m failing to see the correlation here, but continue …

“I hope you take this request into consideration, and know that OCMD is ready to be part of your career long term. We hope to see you soon and wish you the best of luck this season!” Meehan concluded.

Meehan even sweetened the pot with a free tub of caramel corn, sand bucket (with shovel), two mini inflatable beach balls and what looks to be two Ocean City plastic cups. Now we’re talkin!

But before we talk about audibles, Meehan has to convince Joe to stop going to the Jersey beaches near his hometown and instead come down to Ocean City.

Oh, and don’t think we didn’t notice that you also invited Ben Roethlisberger!?!?!, Eli Manning and Kirk Cousins to also use “Ocean City” as their audible term.

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