In a matchup of groups with incoming Corridor of Famers, the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens will play within the Corridor of Fame Sport on Aug. 2, at eight p.m. ET in Canton, Ohio.
Linebacker Brian Urlacher’s Bears will face LB Ray Lewis’ Ravens at Tom Benson Corridor of Fame Stadium, forward of the Corridor of Fame ceremony on Aug. Four.
Since 2014, the Corridor of Fame Sport has featured groups that signify an inductee that yr.
This can mark the second straight yr that the Corridor of Fame Sport will likely be performed on a Thursday evening and never on a Sunday. It can kick off a weekend of occasions that features the category of 2018 being honored throughout a gold jacket dinner on Friday and the formal enshrinement ceremony on the stadium on Saturday.
Urlacher, an eight-time Professional Bowl choice and the league’s Defensive Participant of the 12 months in 2005, is the primary Bear to be enshrined since 2011 and the 28th total in franchise historical past, essentially the most of any group.
Lewis was a 13-time Professional Bowl choice, two-time Defensive Participant of the 12 months and Tremendous Bowl MVP. Lewis began 227 video games in his profession and was credited with eight 100-tackle seasons.
The Bears are Four-Zero within the Corridor of Fame Sport, which they final performed in in 2005. The Ravens are making their first look within the league’s opening preseason recreation. The final time an NFL group from Baltimore performed within the Corridor of Fame Sport was 1982, when the Colts performed the Vikings two years earlier than their transfer to Indianapolis.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys are tied for essentially the most all-time appearances within the Corridor of Fame Sport, with six, whereas the Washington Redskins have essentially the most wins (5-Zero).