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.

News

Print
RSS

Yup, Crab Cakes Helped Lure Jeremy Maclin to Baltimore

Posted Jun 12, 2017

Jimmy’s Seafood promised Jeremy Maclin crab cakes for life if he signed with the Ravens. But let’s not forget the work Tony Jefferson and Eric Weddle put in too.


The Ravens went all-in to lure free-agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to Baltimore.

Safety Tony Jefferson invited him to join a Ravens watch party of Game 3 of the NBA Finals at his house last Wednesday night. The next day, Maclin got the full tour of the Under Armour Performance Center and even former Ravens wideout Steve Smith Sr. dropped in to do some recruiting.

But was it the grub that pushed Baltimore over the top when Maclin was making his decision?

His first tweet after signing with the Ravens was pretty standard. His second tweet was not:

Last Wednesday, when Maclin arrived, Jimmy’s Seafood extended an offer of free crab cakes for the length of his deal if he signed with Baltimore. A day later, they upped it to crab cakes for life.

Jimmy’s Seafood has welcomed many Ravens players through its doors over the years, and offering crab cakes for life is nothing new. They did so in March for a perfect NCAA men’s basketball bracket. Last June, they extended the offer to Orioles third baseman Manny Machado.

Who knows, Maclin may fully take advantage if he’s such a fan of Baltimore’s signature crustacean cuisine. It's not a bad signing bonus!

But let’s also not forget the recruiting done by Jefferson and fellow safety Eric Weddle.

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