Second-chance Recap: Traveling Like a RavenThursday, November 14th, 2013
Twenty very lucky Marylanders are still on cloud nine after? traveling in style with the Ravens to their game against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 3.
It all started on Nov. 2 when ten Lottery winners and their guests boarded the Ravens’ team plane to begin what would be the weekend of a lifetime. Although the flight was quick, guests were treated to a full Thanksgiving-themed feast, including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cheesecake. Who wouldn’t want to be a Raven if this is how they eat before every game? Once the plane landed in Cleveland, winners loaded onto buses at the airport and were taken by an extensive police escort to the team’s hotel.
After arriving at the hotel, freshening up and exploring the luxurious rooms, the group of winners headed to a welcome reception. The group had been told that they would be treated to a meet-and-greet with a player, but they had no idea who it could be. The winners were completely blown away when they were greeted by the giant smile of Torrey Smith! Everyone’s favorite wide receiver answered questions and posed for pictures before turning in for the evening to prepare for the next day’s game.
Throughout the evening, winners and their guests were able to see their favorite players up close and personal. One lucky winner even had the chance to ride up the elevator with Joe Flacco!
On Sunday, the winners took a trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton before heading to the stadium for the game. Arriving in time to watch pre-game warm-ups from the field, the winners and their guests were treated to quite the division battle.
Although the flight home was quiet, winners were treated to another delicious meal of filet mignon and lobster. The surprises weren’t over quite yet, John Harbaugh, Ravens’ head coach came out to greet the winners before they disembarked the plane and thanked them for coming on the trip.
This trip was one of the many prizes given away throughout the Ravens Mega Power Promotion. Other prizes still remain, including seats for 20 years, gameday tickets, cash and more. Click here for details.