It seemed like there has been a retirement every week for the San Francisco 49ers since coach Jim Harbaugh left as head coach.
So, how much does it surprise you that the Baltimore Ravens have fewer players remaining from that 2012 Super Bowl than the 49ers?
By parting ways with defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson and cornerback Asa Jackson on Saturday, Baltimore is down to 11 players in the organization that were on the Ravens' 53-man championship roster 31 months ago. The 49ers have 13 players remaining from that Super Bowl, including quarterback Colin Kaepernick, offensive tackle Joe Staley, tight end Vernon Davis and linebacker NaVorro Bowman.
In fact, San Francisco nearly has as many Ravens offensive starters from that Super Bowl than the Ravens themselves. Baltimore has three offensive starters (quarterback Joe Flacco and guards Marshal Yanda and Kelechi Osemele), and the 49ers have two Ravens offensive starters (wide receivers Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith).
Tyson and Jackson, the two latest Ravens players let go from that Super Bowl team, had differing impacts in the Superdome that night. Tyson led all Baltimore defensive linemen with four tackles, and Jackson was among the seven players who were inactive.
With Tyson and Jackson now free agents, there are 25 players from that Ravens' championship team who are without a team or retired.
Here is a look at the Ravens' players who remain from the Super Bowl 53-man roster (not including players on injured reserve such as cornerback Lardarius Webb) and the ones who are gone:
UNDER CONTRACT WITH RAVENS (11)
FREE AGENTS (7)
WITH OTHER TEAMS (17)
DT Haloti Ngata (Lions), WR Torrey Smith (49ers), WR-KR Jacoby Jones (Chargers), LB Pernell McPhee (Bears), RB Bernard Pierce (Jaguars), WR Anquan Boldin (49ers), OT Michael Oher (Panthers), LB Paul Kruger (Browns), DT Arthur Jones (Colts), LB Dannell Ellerbe (Saints), CB Corey Graham (Bills), TE Ed Dickson (Panthers), CB Cary Williams (Seahawks), SS James Ihedigbo (Lions), LB Josh Bynes (Lions), C Gino Gradkowski (Broncos) and QB Tyrod Taylor (Bills).
OUT OF NFL FOR PAST SEASON (18)
LB Ray Lewis, FS Ed Reed, RB Ray Rice, OT Bryant McKinnie, C Matt Birk, FB Vonta Leach, NT Ma'ake Kemoeatu, WR David Reed, RB Anthony Allen, SS Sean Considine, LB Brendon Ayanbadejo, G Bobbie Williams, TE Billy Bajema, CB Chris Johnson, FS Omar Brown, LB Adrian Hamilton, OT Ramon Harewood and LB Bryan Hall.