Ravens Stop Preseason Game to Play Michael Phelps’ Gold Medal Race on Jumbotron (Videos)

Ravens Phelps Jumbotron

What’s more important: a week one preseason contest between the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers or the gold medal race for the 200m individual medley at the Rio Olympics?

With Michael Phelps looking to make history by winning his fourth straight Olympic gold medal in the same event, the answer to the above question has to be the 200-meter individual medley.  And the Ravens must agree, as they stopped their meaningless preseason game on Thursday night to show the fans inside M&T Bank Stadium Phelps’ record-breaking performance on the jumbotron.

Check it out:

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That right there was easily the most entertaining moment from the Ravens’ 22-19 victory over the Panthers.

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