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NFL | Brendon Ayanbadejo calls it quits

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:32:22 -0800

On his personal Twitter account, LB Brendon Ayanbadejo announced his retirement from the NFL, effective immediately. He accumulated 215 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and nine fumble recoveries in a 10-year career that ended with the Baltimore Ravens in 2013.

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NFL | Brendan Ayanbadejo says players smoked pot before big game

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:48:00 -0800

Former Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears LB Brendon Ayanbadejo said his teammates smoked marijuana before one of his two Super Bowl appearances, but he did not identify any players. He also didn't say which year the incident took place. "I'm not going to say which Super Bowl it was, but I just remember getting off the elevator one night -- it was early on in the (Super Bowl) week, just to start the week off -- and all of the sudden I just got hit over the head with fumes of marijuana on the entire floor of the hotel that the team was staying on. ... I could just imagine there were a few young guys just toking it up in more than one room."

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NFL | Brendon Ayanbadejo wants to continue playing

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:10:27 -0700

Free-agent LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (Ravens) hopes to continue playing in the NFL, but he is at peace with his career even if he cannot find a job. The veteran linebacker is 36 years old.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo could be back

Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:36:25 -0700

Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said recently cut LB Brendon Ayanbadejo could be back, and the team has not closed the door on him completely. "As a team, we place a high value on special teams, and Brendon was one of our top performers in that area for the last five seasons," said Newsome in a statement. "He was one of the best special teamers in the league, but he was also a valued member of our defense, especially in our sub (substitute) packages. He became a leader for us, and the door may not be closed to bring him back to help us again."

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo cut

Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:38:39 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens have released LB Brendon Ayanbadejo.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo could be cut

Sat, 09 Feb 2013 17:08:46 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo could be released this offseason in order to open up salary cap space.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo issues apology

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:11:19 -0800

Updating a previous item, Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo issued an apology Monday, Jan. 14, via Twitter, for comments he made regarding the New England Patriots' offense. "I made selfish comments on Twitter last night that reflected poorly upon myself, my teammates, and the organization. For that I apologize," Ayanbadejo said.

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Patriots | Brendon Ayanbadejo rips offense

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 06:03:49 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo took a jab at the New England Patriots prior to their showdown in the AFC Championship Game, criticizing their no-huddle offense. "New England does some suspect stuff on offense. Can't really respect it. Comparable to a cheap shot before a fight," Ayanbadejo said via Twitter. Ayanbadejo referred to the Patriots' hurry-up approach as "a gimmick."

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo to start

Sat, 08 Dec 2012 18:42:05 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo will start in Week 14 against the Washington Redskins in place of the injured LB Dannell Ellerbe (ankle, foot). "I've been on the backburner for most of the season, so it feels good to get my feet wet," Ayanbadejo said Saturday, Dec. 8. "It feels good to get back in the mix."

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Ravens | 13 probable for Week 12

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:30:11 -0800

Baltimore Ravens T Terrence Cody (arm), TE Ed Dickson (neck), LB Dannell Ellerbe (toe, finger), S James Ihedigbo (neck), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), DT Haloti Ngata (shoulder), TE Dennis Pitta (head), S Bernard Pollard (chest), S Ed Reed (shoulder) and LB Terrell Suggs (shoulder, ankle) all were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 23 and are probable for Week 12. LB Courtney Upshaw (shoulder), G Marshal Yanda (ankle) and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (shoulder) all fully participated in practice and are probable.

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Ravens | Three fully practice

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:19:28 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (shoulder), LB Courtney Upshaw (shoulder) and G Marshal Yanda (ankle) all fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 22.

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Ravens | Three practice in full

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:27:54 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (shoulder), DE Courtney Upshaw (shoulder) and OG Marshal Yanda (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Ravens | Two probable for Week 4

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:45:34 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) and CB Lardarius Webb (knee) both fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 26, and are probable for the team's Week 4 game against the Cleveland Browns.

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Ravens | Three limited in practice

Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:10:23 -0700

Baltimore Ravens CB Lardarius Webb (knee), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee), and T Jah Reid (calf) were limited in practice Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo misses practice

Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:52:02 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) did not practice Monday, Sept. 24.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo returning

Fri, 23 Mar 2012 10:01:18 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens re-signed LB Brendon Ayanbadejo to an undisclosed deal Friday, March 23.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo wants to return

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:18:12 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, an unrestricted free agent, has made it clear he has a strong desire to return to the Ravens in 2012.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo hopes to return

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 12:45:09 -0800

Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent LB Brendon Ayanbadejo said he hopes to re-sign with the team this offseason but will not give them a discount. Ayanbadejo said it will not take the Ravens a lot to re-sign him.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo injury update

Tue, 17 Jan 2012 06:39:11 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (thigh) suffered no setbacks during the team's Divisional Round playoff game and should be available for the AFC Championship Game.

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Ravens | Two didn't suffer setbacks

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:23:10 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LBs Jameel McClain (knee) and Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) did not suffer setbacks in the Divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo played through pain

Sun, 15 Jan 2012 18:55:33 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) said Sunday, Jan. 15, that he played through some pain in the Divisional Round playoff game against the Houston Texans, and he was very careful with this quadriceps injury.

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Ravens | Two questionable for playoff game

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:16:35 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo (thigh) and Jameel McClain (knee) were limited during practice Friday, Jan. 13, and are listed as questionable for the Divisional Round playoff game.

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Ravens | Two LBs to be game-time decisions

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:21:01 -0800

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) and Jameel McClain (knee) will be game-time decisions for the Divisional Round playoff game.

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Ravens | Two limited

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 13:52:58 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo (thigh) and Jameel McClain (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 12.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo limited

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:08:26 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 11.

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Ravens | Five rested

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 16:05:24 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Jameel McClain (knee), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), OG Marshal Yanda (ribs), DL Haloti Ngata (thigh) and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (leg) were rested from practice Wednesday, Jan. 4, as they prepare for their Divisional matchup next weekend.

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Ravens | Two named as alternates for Pro Bowl

Tue, 27 Dec 2011 19:16:01 -0800

Baltimore Ravens OG Ben Grubbs is a first alternate for the Pro Bowl, while LB Brendon Ayanbadejo is a second alternate.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo, Jameel McClain to line up inside

Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:24:12 -0800

The Baltimore Ravens will use LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo and Jameel McClain as their inside linebackers, as they try and pick up the slack with LB Ray Lewis (toe) inactive.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo questionable

Fri, 11 Nov 2011 13:59:12 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (head) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 11, and is questionable for Week 10.

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Ravens | Four limited

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:03:48 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (head), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle) and TE Kris Wilson (calf) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 10.

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Ravens | Five listed as limited participants

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:25:24 -0800

Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (head), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle) and TE Kris Wilson (calf) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo's concussion not serious

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:56:08 -0800

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said Monday, Nov. 7, that the concussion LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (concussion) suffered in the Week 9 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers isn't serious. "I'm sure we'll do all the testing as far as Brendon's issue," Harbaugh said. "It doesn't appear that there's anything serious there."

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo suffers concussion in Week 9

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 22:54:03 -0800

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (concussion) said Sunday, Nov. 6, that he suffered a mild concussion in the Week 9 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Hopefully, my brain's all right," Ayanbedejo said.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo hasn't been fined

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 20:39:50 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo said Friday, Oct. 28, that he hasn't been fined by the NFL following his ejection for fighting with Jacksonville Jaguars OL Guy Whimper in Week 8. "Coach (John) Harbaugh talked with the league today and they said I shouldn't have been ejected," Ayanbadejo said. "They said the other guy will face disciplinary action from the league. It's an automatic fine of $50,000 for being ejected, but I haven't been fined."

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo ejected in Week 7

Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:34:25 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo was ejected in the third quarter of the Week 7 game Monday, Oct. 24, after throwing a punch to the face mask of OT Guy Whimper. It's likely he'll face a fine from the NFL.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo fined $15,000

Sat, 17 Sep 2011 06:01:25 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo was fined $15,000 for a horsecollar tackle on Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown in Week 1.

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Ravens | Six probable for Week 16

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 12:33:01 -0800

Baltimore Ravens WR Marcus Smith (shoulder), C Matt Birk (knee), OL Tony Moll (illness), LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) and Jason Phillips (illness) and SS Haruki Nakamura (illness) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 24, reports The Baltimore Sun's Jamison Hensley. They are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.

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Ravens | Four players sit Thursday

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:50:29 -0800

Baltimore Ravens WR David Reed (head), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee), FS Tom Zbikowski (back) and SS Haruki Nakamura (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Ravens | Two players activated from PUP list

Sat, 23 Oct 2010 09:03:07 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Baltimore Ravens have activated LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) and FS Ed Reed (hip) from the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

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Ravens | Will activate Brendon Ayanbadejo off PUP list

Sat, 23 Oct 2010 07:03:30 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens will activate LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) off the Physically Unable to Perform list prior to their Week 7 game, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo unsure about Week 7 status

Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:36:56 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) said he will talk with head coach John Harbaugh this weekend about whether he will play in Week 7, reports Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun.

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Ravens | Two players on PUP practicing Wednesday

Wed, 20 Oct 2010 10:36:32 -0700

Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (hip) and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) are participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. Both players are currently on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo ready to come of PUP list

Wed, 06 Oct 2010 11:14:29 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) said he is ready to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list when he is eligible, reports The Baltimore Sun's Edward Lee. He said his quadriceps has gotten significantly better and feels good physically.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo placed on reserve/PUP list

Tue, 31 Aug 2010 05:20:31 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens have placed LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (leg) on the reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, the team announced Tuesday, Aug. 31.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo could begin season on PUP list

Thu, 26 Aug 2010 03:26:29 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) could begin the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to Aaron Wilson, of the NationalFootballPost.com. "I would say less confident now, at this time," head coach John Harbaugh said when asked if Ayanbadejo will be ready in time for the season opener. "The fact that he hasn't been able to practice all through camp means he's probably going to be pushed back to some extent, and we'll just have to decide, really, within the next week what status he's going to be going into the season."

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Ravens | Ed Reed, others remain on PUP

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 22:39:14 -0700

Baltimore Ravens S Ed Reed (hip), CB Lardarius Webb (knee), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quad) and RB Matt Lawrence (knee) all remain on the physically unable to perform list and did not practice Thursday, Aug. 19, reports Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo undergoes procedure

Sat, 07 Aug 2010 09:45:11 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) underwent a procedure a few days ago to receive a plasma injection in his injured quadriceps, according to Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. He said he is not sure when he will be able to return to practice.

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Ravens | Nine players placed on PUP list

Tue, 27 Jul 2010 09:15:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Ravens have placed CB Fabian Washington (knee), CB Lardarius Webb (knee), CB Walt Harris (conditioning), CB Prince Miller (undisclosed), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps), DT Terrence Cody (conditioning), OT Oniel Cousins (throat), RB Matt Lawrence (knee) and WR Rodelin Anthony (knee) on the Physically Unable to Perform list, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.

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Ravens | Brendon Ayanbadejo injury update

Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:25:37 -0700

Baltimore Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) is on the Physically Unable to Perform list because he is recovering from offseason surgery to repair the quadriceps he tore last season, causing him to be placed on Injured Reserve, according to CBSSports.com.

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Ravens | Seven players likely heading to PUP list

Tue, 27 Jul 2010 04:42:18 -0700

Baltimore Ravens DL Terrence Cody, CB Walt Harris, LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps), CB Lardarius Webb (knee), FS Ed Reed (hip), CB Fabian Washington (knee) and OT Oniel Cousins (throat) will likely be heading to the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to head coach John Harbaugh, reports Mike Duffy, of BaltimoreRavens.com.

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