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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

Super Bowl matchup: Ravens WRs vs. 49ers secondary

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The 49ers' secondary has been a stout unit for most of the season, and faces a Ravens' passing game that has taken off in the postseason.

49ers' Culliver expresses contrition for anti-homosexual comments

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
A day after anti-homosexual comments made by 49ers CB Chris Culliver came out, he spoke contritely about what he had said.

Ravens moving practices to Saints' facility

Posted Jan. 31, 2013 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Ravens will use the Saints’ facilities for practice the rest of the week, sharing it with the 49ers.

Wednesday practice report for Super Bowl XLVII

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
Here is the Wednesday practice report for the 49ers and Ravens for Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII.

Wednesday's Ravens pool report

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Two key starters nursing injuries for the Ravens, LB Dannell Ellerbe and TE Dennis Pitta, ran and practiced well Wednesday afternoon.

Pierce, James diversify Super Bowl rushing attacks

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Ray Rice and Frank Gore lead their teams' running games, but Bernard Pierce and LaMichael James have helped elevate them to a new level.

The Pro Game: The Age vs. Beauty Bowl

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The 49ers franchise peaked decades ago; the Ravens are near the precipice, holding on for dear life. Tom Danyluk offers his take on the big game.

Super Bowl matchup: 49ers TE Davis vs. Ravens back seven

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis has flickered between hot and cold, but he'll be a tough matchup for the Ravens.

Dixon's 'Kaepernicking' routine helping Ravens

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Dennis Dixon, who ran a read-option offense at Oregon, is playing the role of 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick this week in practice.

Ravens' Lewis denies use of PED

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Ravens LB Ray Lewis has denied a report that he took performance-enhancing drugs to help his recovery from a triceps injury.

Super Bowl matchup: Ray Rice vs. 49ers ILBs

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Ray Rice has been the forgotten man during the Ravens’ playoff run, but he has the skills to be a big factor in Super Bowl XLVII.

More than usual suspects at Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
You've heard about Ray Lewis, the Harbaugh brothers and the interesting QB battle. Now check out some other fascinating Super Bowl story lines.

Super Bowl matchup: Colin Kaepernick vs. Ravens front seven

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Ravens have the tall task of slowing down 49ers dual-threat QB Colin Kaepernick in Super Bowl XLVII.

Super Bowl XLVII game preview

Posted Jan. 27, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down what to watch and who has the edge in Super Bowl XLVII between the 49ers and Ravens.

Harbaugh parents will stay neutral at Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh promise to remain neutral as the watch their two sons coach against each other with the Lombardi Trophy on the line.

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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