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Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco - #5 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 01/16/1985
Birthplace Audubon, NJ
College Delaware
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 18th pick by Ravens

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
87.7 3817 22

Pressure increases for AFC North contenders

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
With six weeks left, the AFC North race is tightly bunched at the top of the division, but the Ravens, 3-0 against Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, are in the best shape.

NFL moves Lions at Saints into prime time

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that a matchup of NFC playoff contenders has been flexed into the "Sunday Night Football" prime-time spot in Week 13.

Shorts and Shells: Week 11

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 4:20 a.m. ET
The Thanksgiving teams go 6-0 in Week 11; Raheem Morris gets too aggressive; some offensive rookies hit the wall; and much more.

Ravens atop AFC North with win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens squeezed by the Bengals 31-24 on Sunday to move into first place in the AFC North.

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.

They Said It: week of Nov. 13

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Tyler Palko on playing a Bill Belichick defense in his first NFL start Monday night against the Patriots, quoted on masslive.com: "I think I'd rather be studying algebra than facing Bill Belichick. He's a little ...

Five Hauschka FGs help Seahawks stun Ravens

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Steven Hauschka matched a franchise record with five field goals and the Seahawks forced three turnovers in a surprising 22-17 victory over the Ravens on Sunday.

Ravens TE Pitta thrives as targets increase

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Ravens TE Dennis Pitta has had increased opportunities in the passing game recently, and he has done well with those chances.

PFW's midseason team reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
An undefeated defending champion, precocious rookie players and coaches, a record number of big comeback wins and the 49ers, Lions and Bills in the playoff hunt mark a surprising first half.

Lewis, Clark fined from Sunday's Ravens-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Steelers S Ryan Clark was fined $40,000 and Ravens LB Ray Lewis was fined $20,000 for illegal hits in Sunday night's game.  

Suddenly, it's Steelers under pressure in AFC North race

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 10:26 p.m. ET
A loss at Cincinnati on Sunday would leave the Steelers in a challenging — and increasingly powerless — position in the AFC North, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Shorts and Shells: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 3:37 a.m. ET
The Giants and Jets earned huge victories; the Browns, Dolphins and Patriots have to deal with controversy; defense rules again; and plenty more.

Flacco's heroics give Ravens sweep of Steelers

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
Baltimore rookie WR Torrey Smith caught a 26-yard TD pass from Joe Flacco with eight seconds left to lift the Ravens past the Steelers 23-20.

Emerging Kruger another pass-rush weapon for Ravens

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Ravens' pass rush has been even more productive and formidable recently with reserve OLB Paul Kruger emerging as a dangerous pass rusher.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Steven Jackson, Terrell Suggs and Donnie Jones as its Players of the Week.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 04, 2013
Flacco signed a new contract Monday worth $120.6 million over six years, making him the highest paid player in NFL history. threw 11 touchdown passes and no interceptions during the recent postseason||||||| The Super Bowl MVP will receive a $29 million signing bonus and $52 million in guaranteed money. He will be paid $51 million over the first two years of the deal. "It's not really about the money, it's about that respect," Flacco said minutes after signing. The 28-year-old Flacco is the first starting quarterback in NFL history to make the playoffs in each of his first five seasons. He has clearly proven his status as an elite QB.
Posted March 01, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Flacco has agreed on a new contract with the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| Flacco played out his rookie contract last season for $6.76 million and led Baltimore to the NFL championship. He cashed in Friday with the new deal, although terms were not immediately available. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not officially been announced. The 28-year-old Flacco is the only quarterback to win a postseason game in each of his first five pro seasons.
Posted Feb. 19, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens and Flacco's agent plan to meet this weekend in their first attempt to reach a new contract for the Super Bowl MVP.||||||| After the team and Flacco couldn't agree on an extension or a new deal last summer, Flacco played out the final year of his rookie contract - and struck it big. Flacco had 11 touchdown passes and no interceptions in the postseason. Flacco made less than $7 million in 2012, and even if the Ravens franchise him, he would at least double that salary for next season.
Posted Feb. 04, 2013
Flacco was named the MVP of Super Bowl XLVII, leading the Ravens to a 34-31 win over San Francisco.||||||| Flacco was outstanding, compiling a 124.2 passer rating while completing 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards with three touchdowns. It may have also been his last appearance for the Ravens since he's scheduled to be a free agent in the offseason. He may be headed for one of the richest contracts in NFL history.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Flacco was 21 of 36 for 240 yards with three second-half TDs and no INTs in Sunday's AFC championship game win at New England.||||||| No NFL quarterback _ not Tom Brady, not Peyton Manning _ has more than Flacco's 62 victories, including the postseason, since the start of the 2008 season. No NFL quarterback has more than his six postseason wins on the road. And no other quarterback has a postseason victory in each of his first five seasons during the Super Bowl era.

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