Longtime friends, Phelps and Ray Lewis caught up before the game. Lewis was there, in the tunnel, and again on the field during pregame festivities.
Both got a big ovation from the Baltimore faithful when they appeared on the video boards. Phelps is no stranger to the big end-zone screens, having appeared there during a Ravens preseason game when he was in the midst of his gold-medal barrage in Rio:
Michael Phelps' gold medal performance in the 200m individual medley was shown on the RavensVision boards during the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.
It appears Boomer Phelps, who we can presume was the little fella inside the car seat Phelps was hauling around inside M&T Bank Stadium, also made an appearance at Sunday's game: