Ravens coach John Harbaugh chats with his brother 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh before the teams played their preseason opener on Thursday. (Rob Carr, Getty Images /August 7, 2014)
Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance will serve as an honorary game captain for Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.
Brigance will be on the field for the coin toss prior to kickoff at Gillette Stadium.
Brigance is bravely battling Lou Gehrig's Disease and is in a wheelchair.
He still comes to work every day at the Ravens' training complex and delivers inspirational messages to the players.
Brigance has a charitable foundation devoted to research of Lou Gehrig's Disease at www.brigancebrigade.org
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