It's safe to say that NFL officials never have been more loved.
At the coin toss, Steratore told the crowd, "It's good to be back," according to the Ravens' team Twitter account.
"You know we always pride ourselves in being a face without a name," Steratore said in a pregame interview with The Associated Press. "This will be a little different, but I don't expect it to last too long."
Steratore sais he'd be ready when the first boos rained down on him.
"Without a question," he said. "I've been yelled at by my own children many times, so this won't be any different."