“Bye Bye Birdie,” A Look at Baltimore Ravens Recent Departures.

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Feb 3, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

LB: Ray Lewis Baltimore Ravens 1996-2012

A Raven for life, a 13 time Pro Bowl player, a two-time defensive player of the year, a two-time Super Bowl champion, 2000 Super Bowl MVP, a certain lock for the Hall of Fame, and arguably one of the best to ever play the middle linebacker position. What more can you say about Ray Lewis? “Defense wins Championships!” After winning his second championship and at age 37 with an arm injury which threatened his 2012 season, Ray Lewis called it a career.