The greatness of the Ravens defensive line has been the byproduct of depth, complementary players and an efficient rotation of personnel more so than the distinction of its individual contributors.
That said the Ravens have had some pretty solid defenders in the trenches over the years and in this segment of “Fan’s Choice” we’ll ask you to pick 8 players to man the defensive front of the Baltimore Ravens All-Time 53-man roster.
* FF ~ Forced Fumbles
** PD ~ Passed Defensed
Here’s a video that features veteran lineman Kelly Gregg schooling Arthur Jones in the art of wrestling. Ray Lewis on the play-by-play.
So far we’ve voted upon 21 of the 53 spots and with this poll we’ll add 8 more. The leaders so far are as follows:
- Running Back (3): Jamal Lewis, Ray Rice, Priest Holmes
- Center (1): Matt Birk
- Guard (4): Marshal Yanda, Ben Grubbs, Edwin Mulitalo, Kelechi Osemele
- Cornerback (6): Chris McAlister, Lardarius Webb, Duane Starks, Jimmy Smith, Samari Rolle, Corey Graham
- Safety (3): Ed Reed, Rod Woodson, Dawan Landry
- Long Snapper (1) ~ Morgan Cox
- Return Specialist (1) ~ Jacoby Jones
- Punter (1) ~ Sam Koch
- Kicker (1) ~ Matt Stover