Success starts in the Ravens Organization

Since the Ravens entered the NFL, they have done nothing but produce talented players and coaches that have either found success in Baltimore or elsewhere in the NFL.

Of the 22 starters on offense and defense, 18 of them were drafted by the Ravens and the number gets even higher if you count Paul Kruger who got the start in place of Terrell Suggs this season.

-Joe Flacco (1st ‘08)
-Ray Rice (2nd ‘08)
-Le’Ron McClain (4th ‘07)
-Mark Clayton (1st ‘05)
-Todd Heap (1st ‘01)
-Michael Oher (1st ‘09)
-Chris Chester (2nd ‘06)
-Jared Gaither (Sup. 5th ‘07)
-Ben Grubbs (1st ‘07)

-Haloti Ngata (1st ‘06)
-Dwan Edwards (2nd ‘04)
-Jarret Johnson (4th ‘03)
-Ray Lewis (1st ‘96)
-Tavares Gooden (3rd ‘08)
-Terrell Suggs (1st ‘03)
-Dawan Landry (5th ‘06)
-Ed Reed (1st ‘02)
-Lardarius Webb (3rd ‘09)
-Paul Kruger started a few games in place of Terrell Suggs for the Ravens in 2009

Also, the list of former Ravens coaches that are now head coaches, either in the NFL or in College, is a long one.

-Jack Del Rio (Jaguars) -- Linebackers coach from (1999-2001)
-Marvin Lewis (Bengals) -- Defensive Coordinator from (1996-2001)
-Eric Mangini (Browns) -- Quality Control/Offense (1996)
-Rex Ryan (Jets) -- Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator (1999-2008)
-Jim Schwartz (Lions) -- Quality Control/Defense (1996-98)
-Mike Singletary (49ers) -- Inside Linebackers (2003-04)
-Mike Smith (Falcons) -- Linebackers (1999-2002)
-Ken Whisenhunt (Cardinals) -- Tight Ends (1997-98)

-Rick Neuheisel (UCLA) -- QB Coach/Offensive Coordinator (2005-07)
-Pat Hill (Fresno State) -- Tight Ends Coach (1996)
-Al Lavan (Delaware State) -- Running Backs Coach (1996-98)
-Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) -- Assistant Head Coach/Offense (1996-98)