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Steve Bisciotti changed it all for the Ravens in 2000

Steve Bisciotti changed it all for the Ravens in 2000

The Ravens have added some eventual Hall of Fame players such as Rod Woodson and Shannon Sharpe over their 20-year history in Baltimore, but their most important free-agent acquisition arrived March 27, 2000.

That was the day the NFL approved Steve Bisciotti's purchase of 49 percent stake in the franchise. A little more than four years later, he became majority owner.

"As we all know, the beginning of the turnaround in this franchise was once Steve Bisciotti came aboard, especially from a personnel standpoint," said Wally Williams, who played offensive line for the Ravens from 1996 to 1998.

Bisciotti rescued the Ravens, who were struggling financially. Love...

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