The Super Bowl-winning 2000 Baltimore Ravens were one of the NFL’s greatest defensive teams of all time and are now getting the team. 30 for 30 Treatment. ESPN Films Future Hall of Fame has begun work on a documentary led by Ray Lewis, Rod Woodson and Ed Reed.
The dock centers on one of the most infamous football teams to play the game. Few teams in NFL history have been as proud, oppressed, or bravado as the 2000 Ravens. The rest of the NFL hated them, but no one could say anything because very few people could beat the Ravens on the field. The defense set a league record for the fewest points allowed in a 16-game regular season and shut out four. Fortunately for sports fans, their full throat kingdom coincides perfectly with the rise of the era of “reality television” via ESPN. Push hard.
That floor defense led the Ravens to the Super Bowl XXXV title in 2001, including a pick six in the 34-7 spanking of the New York Giants. Linebacker Lewis, tackle Jonathan Ogden – another future Hall of Famer – and kicker Matt Stover were named to the NFL All-Pro team that year, with Safety Woodson as the second team. Other Ravens standouts that season include Tight and Shannon Sharp – another Hall of Famer who is now a popular FS1 commentator – Jamal Lewis and Rookie running after kicker Jermaine Lewis.
The 30 for 30 The documentary will be co-directed by Ken Rogers and Jason Weber, produced by Eric Powers and executive produced by ESPN Films with NFL Films. More details TBA.
The 30 for 30 The series began to commemorate ESPN’s 30th anniversary in 2009 and has become a franchise to itself, along with the companion TV series. 30 for 30 shorts And a long-running podcast.