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

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December 9, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo (51) tackles Washington Redskins wide receiver Leonard Hankerson (85) at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

LB: Brendon Ayanbadejo Baltimore Ravens 2008-2012

Ayanbadejo was a special teams ace who routinely led the team in special teams tackles. He would line up on defense as a middle linebacker from time to time but this was a rarity. In 2012 and at age 36 he decided to call it a career after winning a Super Bowl.