This past weekend I was at the Baltimore Ravens road game at Ralph Wilson Stadium against the Buffalo Bills. Besides one small group of hateful idiots in the parking lot, the experience was pretty fun in Buffalo. That is despite the result of the game of course. The Bills fans were a spirited bunch, and I actually came away slightly envious of them. Why would I be envious of a team that hasn’t won a Super Bowl, while my team has two? Because they have a cool song after scoring plays. The song “Shout” plays while the fans chant “Let’s go Buffalo” to the rhythm of the song. It’s so catchy that it will no doubt be on the soundtrack of my nightmares for weeks.
Now I know what some of you Ravens fans are saying now: “We have Seven Nation Army”. Yeah, so does everyone else. They played the song in Buffalo right before a couple of kickoffs. This song doesn’t belong to Baltimore; I’ve heard it played at other stadiums too. There is also a “Fight Song” that’s played in Baltimore that quite frankly nobody cares about. The song has lyrics that nobody knows and that nobody would ever care to sing along with even if they knew them. The fight song has never caught on and it never will. Luckily, that song is nowhere near as bad as the Miami Dolphins‘ song. Trust me you would rather watch “The Human Centipede” than have to be subjected to hear that song over and over again. I think Dolphin fans could agree with me there.
The Ravens have great fans and one of the best home-field advantages in the league. Is it so much to ask for a cool touchdown song? Even a horn or a siren or something. What should it be? Throw your suggestions out, because I’d love to hear them. Until next time my friends.
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