LaVar Ball among celebs to announce Ravens 20221-22 schedule initially appeared on NBC Sports Washington
From LaVar Ball to “Tiger King” topic Carole Baskin, Ravens normal supervisor Eric DeCosta received the total cavalry unveil the 2021-22 regular-season schedule to move coach John Harbaugh.
Whether or not it was a personality from a tv collection or film or perhaps a viral canine, DeCosta was as much as his prankster self as he gathered the perfect of the perfect that Cameo needed to supply.
First up, web sensation Tuna the canine helped announce Baltimore could be occurring the street for his or her first aggressive motion of the season with a well-articulated signal.
“Arrrggghh! The Ravens play the Raiders in Las Vegas!” the signal learn.
Skilled boxing and wrestling MC Michael Buffer supplied a few of his traditional calls like “Let’s get able to rumble!” and “Time for primetime” in between cameo friends. Up subsequent: “Virtually Andy Reid,” who reminisced about teaching with Harbaugh in Philadelphia earlier than saying the Tremendous Bowl LIV champions could be coming to Baltimore for the Raven’s dwelling opener in Week 2.
That is fairly the daunting process, however they will be hoping they’ll get pleasure from fun or two after a optimistic end result – particularly with a comic puppet saying Week 3’s opponent was Jared Goff’s new-look Detroit, MTV “The Hills” actress Heidi Montag introduced the thrill again up for Week 4’s recreation in Denver.
“Who remembers that mile excessive miracle? I do. So perhaps this recreation might be one other on the spot traditional!” Montag stated.
The next week Baltimore travels to a metropolis not too removed from Pawnee, Indiana, the place “Parks and Recreation” actor Jay Jackson’s character of Alan Perd revealed the Ravens will journey to the state capital, Indianapolis, to play Carson Wentz and the Colts.
Movie star chef Duff Goldman served up the following opponent with a slice of Chargers cake for Week 6 motion earlier than Baltimore’s first divisional opponent in Week 7. Maybe the most important cat of all of the NFL mascots, it was solely proper for Baskin to announce the Bengals as the “purrrrrfect matchup.”
Kevin Dillon, who performs Johnny Drama on Entourage, had the respect of crying out the following opponent in a way that can make any viewer of the present chuckle.
“This week on Viking Quest, we’re on a quest to beat the Vikings,” Dillon stated. “Victory!”
Baltimore’s Thursday Evening Soccer showdown within the paradise of Miami was introduced by Bachelor in Paradise couple Ashley and Jared. Subsequent, in maybe essentially the most spectacular announcement, Mr. Uekusa from Britain’s Bought Expertise eliminated a blanket beneath some plates and cups on prime of his bare physique to disclose that the Ravens would play the Bears in Week 11 in Chicago.
A confused Lamar Jackson introduced Baltimore’s Sunday Evening Soccer matchup in opposition to the Browns, which if final season’s two enthralling video games was any indication, might be must-see TV.
“We want everybody to tune in, you understand it is gonna be a present,” Jackson stated.
Shooter McGavin, performed by Christopher McDonald in “Pleased Gilmore”, then in contrast the historical past on Heinz discipline (the venue of Baltimore’s Week 13 matchup in opposition to the Steelers) between two of the league’s finest rivals to his personal rivalry with a sure Pleased Gilmore.
Brian Baumgartner, who performs Kevin from The Workplace, echoed Jackson’s sentiments with their Week 14 rematch in Cleveland.
“Final yr’s was candy, hoping this yr’s is epic as nicely” Baumgartner stated.
An excited William Hung from American Idol introduced Week 15 might be dwelling in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers. Baskin was dancing for Baltimore’s Christmas Day recreation in opposition to Cincinnati.
In what used to be the final recreation of the common season, LaVar Ball was his traditional jolly self to disclose Baltimore will journey to the Los Angeles Rams for Week 17.
“Oh we gotta be there as a result of you understand it is happening! The Ravens is Huge Ballers, you understand they’re boy!” Ball stated.
The Wire Wee-Bey from The Wire, performed by Hassan Johnson, then revealed Baltimore’s attractive season finale in opposition to the arch rivals.
“That is Steelers week, and so they coming into our metropolis. Besides on the finish of the sport, we those going to Orlando. And you know the way that goes,” Johnson stated.
Whereas Baumgartner received issues rolling on Harbaugh’s cellphone display screen, McDonald ended it with invigoration.
“Hear, you paid your dues. You place your time in. You are not reign on the prime be spoiled by some freak sideshow clowns,” McDonald stated. “So that is what I believe the AFC North is gonna be whenever you’re on the prime. The clowns might be under you. Yeah you heard me Pittsburgh! You hear me, Roethlisberger!”