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Brendon Ayanbadejo

Brendon Ayanbadejo - #51 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 09/06/1976
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College UCLA
Years played 11

Politician out of bounds for criticism of Ayanbadejo

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Ron Borges takes to task the Maryland politician who demanded the Ravens muzzle Brendon Ayanbadejo for advocating gay marriage.

Ravens re-sign special-teams ace Ayanbadejo

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Ravens have re-signed LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, a special-teams standout, to a three-year deal.

Lewis' injury one of few health concerns for Ravens' 'D' thus far

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
MLB Ray Lewis, one of the Ravens' blue-chip defenders, is dealing with a toe injury, but overall, the Baltimore defense has been fairly healthy this season.

Steelers fined once again for Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The NFL has handed out fines for violators of the rules in Week One.

Reed, Ayanbadejo activated from Ravens' PUP list

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Ravens have activated FS Ed Reed and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo from the PUP list, making them eligible to play in Week Seven vs. the Bills.


Posted April 04, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of Ayanbadejo, a three-time Pro Bowler on special teams.||||||| Ayanbadejo has played 10 seasons in the NFL, the last five with Baltimore. He started four games at linebacker for the Ravens, but his main contribution was on special teams. General manager Ozzie Newsome announced the move Thursday.
Posted Oct. 06, 2009
The Baltimore Ravens have placed Ayanbadejo on the injured reserve list and filled his spot on the roster by signing linebacker Prescott Burgess.||||||| Ayanbadejo tore his left quadriceps in Sunday's game against New England. A three-time special teams Pro Bowler, Ayanbadejo has six special teams tackles this season. He also ranks second on the Baltimore defense with 22 tackles.
Posted March 06, 2008
The Ravens agreed to terms Thursday with Ayanbadejo, a special teams star who played for the Chicago Bears.||||||| Ayanbadejo agreed to a four-year contract worth $4.9 million, including a $1.9 million signing bonus, and will sign the deal next week, Ravens officials said. Ayanbadejo, 31, chose the Ravens over the New York Jets in part because of the opportunity to be a backup inside linebacker in addition to his duties in kick coverage. Named the Bears' special-teams captain last year, Ayanbadejo was named to the Pro Bowl twice.
Posted Aug. 29, 2005
The Miami Dolphins have traded Ayanbadejo to the Chicago Bears in exchange for tight end John Owens and a future conditional draft pick. The reserve linebacker led the Dolphins in special teams tackles each of the past two years and was an alternate on special teams for the Pro Bowl last season.||||||| In 32 career games, Ayanbadejo has 57 tackles and one interception. He'll see most of his time on special teams, but also will be used as a backup on defense.