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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

Ravens pull away late, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie QB Tyrod Taylor, vying to be the top backup to starter Joe Flacco, led two fourth-quarter TD drives as Baltimore beat visiting Kansas City 31-13.

Ravens' O-line a work-in-progress

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Ravens' O-line, a weak link in 2010, is somewhat unsettled entering this season, with right tackle a potential trouble spot.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Ravens acquire WR Evans from Bills

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Lee Evans is now a Baltimore Raven, following a trade Friday afternoon that sent a 2012 fourth-round pick back to the Bills.

Vick, new-look Eagles beat Ravens

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 74 yards and a touchdown pass in his only series and the new-look Eagles beat the Ravens 13-6 Thursday night.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Ravens sign RB Williams

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins RB Ricky Williams has signed with the Ravens, who were in need of a backup to Ray Rice because of free-agency losses.

WR Mason picks the Jets

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Veteran WR Derrick Mason decided to sign with the Jets on Saturday. The 37-year-old had seven touchdowns last season.

Ravens FB Leach a specialist in physicality

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
In Pro Bowler Vonta Leach, the Ravens have added a fullback who has been compared to four-time Pro Bowler Lorenzo Neal.

Ravens' Rice fills up the stat sheet

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Ravens RB Ray Rice's versatilty makes him a safe second-round pick, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Pollard signs two-year deal with Ravens

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ noon ET
S Bernard Pollard signed a two-year contract with Baltimore on Thursday, it was announced by Ravens executive vice president/general manager Ozzie Newsome.

Rabach fails physical, can't sign with Ravens

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
C Casey Rabach, who had reportedly agreed to a contract with Baltimore, is back on the free-agent market after he failed a physical with the Ravens.

Birk out two weeks after knee surgery

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
PFW Ravens correspondent Jamison Hensley of the Baltimore Sun reports that Ravens C Matt Birk will be sidelined for two weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

Report: QB Bulger decides to retire

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 8:49 a.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that QB Marc Bulger has decided to retire.

Ravens sign C Rabach to a two-year deal

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed former Redskins C Casey Rabach to a two-year deal on Tuesday.

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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