Special teams ace: Benny Thompson

Benny Thompson pumps up the crowd at the first game ever played at the Ravens' new stadium, now known as M&T Stadium. The Ravens have a proud history when it comes to special teams aces from Bennie Thompson to O.J. Brigance to Adalius Thomas to Gary Stills to Brendon Ayanbadejo. While all are deserving of this honor, Thompson led the Ravens in special teams tackles for three seasons. No other Raven has done it for more than two. And to excel at special teams, you have to be a little crazy. Few were crazier than Thompson. So, I’m picking Thompson because you don’t know what he’ll do if he wasn’t picked for the All-Ravens team.
Baltimore Sun photo by Gene Sweeney Jr.
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