There will probably be gamers and coaches with Ravens connections on each sidelines Sunday throughout Tremendous Bowl LV.
Here is the complete listing, in case that helps you determine your rooting pursuits, and vote for who you are rooting for under:
Steve Spagnuolo, Defensive Coordinator
Spagnuolo was on the Ravens’ defensive workers for 2 seasons (2013-14) as a senior defensive assistant and secondary coach. He has crushed Brady earlier than in a Tremendous Bowl, because the defensive coordinator of the New York Giants once they upset the beforehand unbeaten New England Patriots, 17-14, in Tremendous Bowl XLII. Spagnuolo, who hopes to outfox Brady once more, may win his third Tremendous Bowl and second straight with the Chiefs.
Kelechi Osemele, Guard (injured reserve)
Osemele started his profession with the Ravens as a second-round choose in 2012. As a rookie starter at left guard, he was a part of the offensive line that protected Joe Flacco throughout the postseason run that ended with Baltimore’s victory in Tremendous Bowl XLVII. Osemele spent 4 seasons in Baltimore earlier than signing with the Oakland Raiders throughout free company. He began Kansas Metropolis’s first 5 video games this season, however Osemele will not be enjoying Sunday after tearing tendons in each knees in Week 5, sending him to injured reserve for the rest of the season.
Demone Harris, Defensive Finish (injured reserve)
Harris was on Baltimore’s follow squad for a month in 2019 earlier than he was signed by the Chiefs. He spent nearly all the 2020 season on Kansas Metropolis’s follow squad, showing in only one recreation with three tackles. Harris was additionally on Tampa Bay’s follow squad in 2018, so he has connections to each Tremendous Bowl groups.
The Ravens drafted Jensen within the sixth spherical in 2013 and he spent 5 seasons in Baltimore. A fan favourite resulting from his bodily enjoying model, Jensen was the Ravens’ beginning heart in 2017 earlier than departing for Tampa Bay throughout free company. Because the chief of the Buccaneers’ offensive line, Jensen will probably be a key determine in Sunday’s recreation, calling offensive line protections and serving to Tom Brady anticipate the Chiefs’ a number of blitz packages.
A.Q. Shipley, Offensive Lineman (injured reserve)
The Ravens acquired Shipley in a commerce with the Indianapolis Colts in 2013, and he began 9 video games at heart that season earlier than he was waived in 2014. The 34-year-old Shipley began two video games this season for Tampa Bay, however in November he suffered a severe neck harm that may force him to retire. He’ll watch Sunday’s recreation from the sidelines, cheering for his Tampa Bay teammates.
Jeremiah Ledbetter, Defensive Finish
Ledbetter had a 19-day keep on Baltimore’s follow squad in 2019 earlier than he was launched. After beginning the season on Tampa Bay’s follow squad, Ledbetter grew to become a part of the defensive position rotation late within the season and obtained his first profession sack Week 16 towards the Detroit Lions. Ledbetter has been battling a calf harm and was inactive for Tampa Bay’s first three playoff video games.
Lori Locust, Assistant Defensive Line Coach
Locust spent three weeks at Ravens coaching camp in 2018 as a part of the Invoice Walsh Variety Teaching Fellowship, changing into the first female coach in franchise history. She joined Head Coach Bruce Arians’s workers in 2019, and Tampa Bay had the NFL’s No. 1-ranked run protection this season, permitting simply 80.6 yards per recreation. Locust is a part of probably the most various teaching workers in Tremendous Bowl historical past that features two girls (Locust and Assistant Power and Conditioning Coach Maral Javadifar) and three Black coordinators.