Originally posted on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 10/25/11

Last week I compiled a list that consisted of the 10 best defensive players in Baltimore history. That was not an easy task, as there were probably five other players that could have easily been somewhere in that list as well. This week I compiled a list of the 10 best non-defensive (offense and special teams) players in Baltimore history. This list was just as hard to make, not because they have had a lot of great offensive players in the team’s history, but because they haven’t had many great offensive players. Check out the list below starting at number 10:


10. QB Vinny Testaverde (1996-1997)

If you looked up journeyman in the dictionary there would be a picture of Vinny Testaverde. One of Vinny’s stops during his 21 year career was a two year stint with the Ravens. In 1996 Testaverde threw for a career high 4,177 yards and 33 touchdowns. Testaverde made his first Pro Bowl in 1996, and had one of the best season a quarterback has had wearing the black and purple.


9. WR/KR/PR Jermaine Lewis (1996-2001)  

Jermaine Lewis was one of the premier returners in the NFL while he was in his prime. He was exciting to watch every time he touched the ball. Lewis had a 84-yard kick return in Super Bowl XXXV.  Jermaine Lewis never set any records as a wide receiver, never scoring more than 6 touchdowns in a season, but he is the Ravens all-time leader in punt return yards with 2,730.


8. RB Ray Rice (2008-Present)

Right now Ray Rice is the face of the Baltimore offense. In 2009, his first year as a starter, Ray Rice rushed for over 1,339 yards and caught 78 passes for 702 yards. In 2010, Ray Rice was just a few yards short of 2,000 total yards once again. Ray Rice is the do-it-all back and his career is just getting started.


7. G Edwin Mulitalo (1996-2006)

Mulitalo was the guard on the dominant left-side of the Ravens offensive line. Mulitalo was one of the main reasons why the Baltimore Ravens were known as a ground and pound team. He is responsible for a lot of the yards that Jamal Lewis was able to accumulate in Baltimore.


6. WR Derrick Mason (2005-2010)

The former Michigan State University wide out has been a consistent wide receiver in the NFL since entering in 1997. In six seasons with the Ravens, Derrick Mason racked up at least 1,000 yards four times. Mason racked in 103 grabs in 2007 and is one of the best possession wide receivers that this league has seen in a while.


5. TE Shannon Sharpe (2000-2001)

Arguably the greatest tight end of all-time, Shannon Sharpe played one season for the Baltimore Ravens in his 14 year career. The year Sharpe played in Baltimore they won the Super Bowl, and he was a key factor. In that season he caught 73 passes for 811 yards. Without him it is safe to say that the Ravens would not have won the Super Bowl that season.


4. K Matt Stover (1996-2008)

Matt Stover was one of the best kickers in NFL history. Stover is the Baltimore Ravens all-time leading scorer. The year that the Ravens won the Super Bowl Stover knocked in 30 field goals. He is 4th all-time in NFL history in with 471 field goals and 4th all-time in points with 2,004.


3. TE Todd Heap (2001-2010)

Todd Heap, or The Stormin’ Mormon, was a pivotal piece in the Ravens offense for many years. Even though he is a tight end, he was looked at as the number one option at times. Heap would give defenses tough times because not many linebackers could guard him, and he was too big for safeties. Todd Heap is the Ravens all-time leader in receiving touchdowns with 41.


2. RB Jamal Lewis (2000-2006)

While in Baltimore Jamal Lewis was one of the hardest runners in the NFL. In 2003, Lewis nearly set the single season rushing record with 2,066 yards. In six seasons with the Ravens Jamal Lewis rushed for over 1,000 yards five times. He was a beast, and even though teams knew the Ravens were going to hand him the ball there was nothing that they could do.


1.  T Jonathan Ogden (1996-2007)

Ogden was the Ravens first-ever draft pick in 1996, and I guarantee looking back at it they wouldn’t have drafted anyone else. Ogden was a BIG man, 6ft. 9 in. and 345 pounds, and is the main reason why the Ravens were able to run the ball so successful. He changed the tackle position and there may never be a player as dominant as Ogden again.


Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Adrien Broner uses Bruce Jenner zinger after win

ESPN explains reason for Dabo Swinney interview error

Brian Kelly: Kizer made right call on 2-point play

Jim Mora calls UCLA's upcoming schedule 'a complete injustice'

Tommy Tuberville returned to Auburn, lined up at Tiger Walk

WATCH: Arizona State pushes pile 20 yards on TD run


Jim McElwain still won't name Will Grier Florida's starter

Steve Smith has microfractures in back, out for Week 5

Cowboys want Brandon Weeden to attempt longer passes

Nebraska captain tells crowd 'I'm sorry we suck'

Report: Dolphins could fire some coaches if team loses to Jets

Georgia fans get #FireRicht trending on Twitter

Cormier tops Gustafsson at UFC 192

Robert Smith wants Braxton Miller back at QB

WATCH: Clemson, Swinney have locker room dance party

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

WATCH: Dabo Swinney interview awkwardly cut off

Ohio St. LB Darron Lee has message for fans after close win

WATCH: Swedish league player unties opponent's skates

Max Scherzer throws second no-hitter of the season

Ezekiel Elliott jokes he owes his OL a steak dinner

Mike Riley explains questionable pass play on third down

Torey Lovullo would be 'honored' by managerial offers

WATCH: Ohio State stops Indiana on 4th down to win game

McIlroy: Spieth, Day have made me hungry again

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Chad Johnson ... Steelers kicker?

Flacco deserves more from the Ravens

Time for Neymar's Barcelona

Seth Rollins, WWE depth, Divas and winning

Madison Keys and the future of women’s tennis

Most underrated games in NFL Week 4

What to watch in CFB Week 5

Starter strategies for final, tie-breaker and wild card games

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker