2: "Must-win" games this season. You know who they're against.
3: Ravens draft choices starting on offense as opposed to six on defense.
4: Starting quarterbacks in Ravens history when Scott Mitchell takes the snap, following in the footsteps of Vinny Testaverde, Eric Zeier and Jim Harbaugh.
5: Receiver/punt returner Jermaine Lewis' rank for total yards in the NFL last season with 2,025.
6: 1998 Pro Bowl players on the Ravens' roster -- linebackers Ray Lewis and Peter Boulware, defensive end Michael McCrary, punt returner Jermaine Lewis, special teamer Bennie Thompson and offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden.
8: Starters from a year ago who left the Ravens through free agency or via trade -- wide receiver Michael Jackson, tight end Eric Green, quarterbacks Jim Harbaugh and Eric Zeier, offensive linemen Orlando Brown and Wally Williams and defensive tackle James Jones.
9: Seasons that defensive end Rob Burnett has been with this organization, which makes him the dean of the roster.
10: Position the Ravens have drafted in the first round the past two years, landing them cornerbacks Duane Starks and Chris McAlister.
11: Matt Stover's rank on the NFL's all-time field-goal accuracy list (minimum of 100) with a 78.7 percent success rate.
16: Ravens wins during the three seasons they have played in Baltimore.
20: Brian Billick's years as a college and NFL assistant before landing his first head-coaching job with the Ravens.
23: Sacks the team's top two pass rushers, Peter Boulware and Michael McCrary, combined for last season.
26: Where the offense was ranked in the NFL last season, when the Ravens averaged 101.8 rushing and 179.3 passing yards a game.
30.9: Percentage of third downs converted last season, third worst in the league.
36: Age of Bennie Thompson, the team's oldest player.
41: Right guard Jeff Blackshear's consecutive-games starting streak, which is tops on the team.
43: Receptions by running back Priest Holmes to lead the team last season. Jermaine Lewis was second with 41.
47: Career interceptions for cornerback/safety Rod Woodson. He is tied for second among active players.
Pub Date: 9/10/99