Brendon Ayanbadejo on Patriots' hurry-up offense: 'It's a gimmick'

Monday January 14th, 2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo and the Baltimore Ravens' defense ought to have their hands full next week in the AFC championship game against the Patriots.

Ayanbadejo, uh ... doesn't seem all that worried.

The Ravens' linebacker took to Twitter during Sunday's New England-Houston game to rip on the Patriots' hurry-up offense (among other things), which caught the Texans off-guard on numerous occasions.

Ayanbadejo also added: "18-1", a reference to the 2007 Patriots, who were undefeated prior to a Super Bowl loss to the Giants.

The 36-year-old Ayanbadejo was a member of last year's Ravens team that dropped a heartbreaking 23-20 AFC title game to the Patriots. Baltimore picked off Tom Brady twice in that contest. Ayanbadejo had two tackles in that game, while seeing limited action.

Ayanbadejo apologized for his tweets on Monday morning, offering the following:

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