The Pro Football Hall of Fame could be seeing a lot more current and former Baltimore Ravens joining the ranks within the next few years.
Watching Ray Lewis enter the Hall of Fame brought tears to the eyes of every Ravens fan across the world. As much as we seem to bicker with one-another over silly things like Joe Flacco or the offense in general, we united together on Saturday August 4, 2018 to see the greatest Baltimore Raven of all-time become enshrined forever as one of the greats.
Ravens fans have actually been spoiled with greatness, as the only other Baltimore Raven to be inducted into the Hall of Fame thus far, Jonathan Ogden, was a first-ballot inductee, just like Lewis. As a fan, to say that your team is two-for-two on Hall of Famers to get elected in first-ballot has to be tops in the “bragging rights” category.
Meanwhile, the future looks promising for more future Hall of Famers in Baltimore. Safety Ed Reed is eligible for the first time after this year, and he looks like a lock to also be a first-ballot inductee. It goes further than the “Ball Hawk,” however.
The Ravens have seen players come-and-go through the organization who could one day step foot into the halls of Canton, Ohio. Even now there are current Ravens who look to be headed into the right direction towards the hall. Yes indeed, it is good to be a Ravens fan.
Who can we look forward to celebrating their enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame one day? Three names are clear front-runners among the rest, but we have to pay homage to quite a few players who either will have to wait because of positional value, or are simply too young to have a filled out a complete Hall of Fame resume.
There were tons of great options to choose from, so I settled on six honorable mentions to join the top three. With that being said, let’s jump right into this: