With Lewis, a two-time
Lewis' retirement gives the Ravens back $4.35 million in cap savings while Birk's retirement gives the Ravens back $2.05 million against the salary cap. Lewis had a scheduled $5.4 million base salary, and Birk was due $2.75 million.
With 49 contract commitments for 2013, including $1.8 million in dead money for former Pro Bowl kicker
Lewis and Birk retired following the Ravens'
Lewis announced that he would retire prior to the start of the postseason. And Birk made his announcement last Friday during an appearance at Battle Grove Elementary in Baltimore.