Given what occurred in Foxboro yesterday, it seems appropriate to channel some positive memories of Ravens special teams play.
Matt Stover will turn 44 years old on Friday, and could probably still jump in and kick in the Super Bowl if either team needed him to un-retire. In fact, Stover is the oldest player to ever play in AND score in Super Bowl history (he was 42 while kicking for the Colts in his final season).
The Ravens did right by inducting Stover into their Ring of Honor this year. The Louisiana Tech product missed just three extra points in his entire NFL career, and is currently 5th on the NFL’s all-time leading scorer list. Somehow, he only made the Pro Bowl once, which seems a bit criminal.
Stover made the transition from Cleveland Brown to Baltimore Raven seamlessly, and came to embody all that was good about the young franchise. Has there ever been a more fitting jersey number?
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