Former Ravens Shannon Sharpe and Deion Sanders were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. The pair become the second and third Ravens elected to the hall, joining former safety Rod Woodson.
Ryan Mink of BaltimoreRavens.com broke discussed Sharpe’s curcial role with the Ravens in 2000 and 2001.
Sharpe did a lot, including breaking Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome’s receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns records for a tight end during a 14-year career. Sharpe spent 12 of those 14 years with the Denver Broncos.
During his two seasons in Baltimore, in 2000 and 2001, he was a major factor in boosting the Ravens to their Super Bowl XXXV title while leading the team in receiving. He recorded 810 and 811 receiving yards in each season, along with seven combined touchdowns.
Sanders wore number 37 with the Ravens to represent his age. He finished his only season with Baltimore with five interceptions and a touchdown.