Tales from the Baltimore Ravens Sideline examines the history of the Baltimore football franchise since its move from Cleveland to Baltimore in 1996. The book chronicles how the team built itself into the champions of Super Bowl XXXV with what many believe to have been the National Football League's best defense of all time. Former Baltimore football great Tom Matte also details how Ray Lewis became the league's best defender, how Brian Billick became one of the best-known coaches, how the franchise rebuilt itself after Super Bowl V to be a contending team once again, and how they have become the most popular sports franchise in Baltimore, adding two more Super Bowls in the 21st century. This book is a perfect gift for loyal Ravens fans!
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Tom Matte played in the NFL for 12 years, all with the then-Baltimore Colts. As a running back, he ran for 4,646 yards and had 2,869 receiving yards while scoring a total of 57 touchdowns. He was the Ravens' radio color analyst when the team came to Baltimore.