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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

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.

Flacco's early struggles just one Ravens passing-game concern

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
Opinions vary as to how much blame Joe Flacco deserves for the Ravens' passing woes, but we hear the problems go beyond Flacco's play.

Brady, Belichick to become winningest QB-coach tandem

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Here is the list of the active QB-head coach duos with the most wins, led by Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, who are tied for the winningest tandem in NFL history.

Ravens not just winning, but doing so convincingly

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
The Ravens' 29-14 win vs. Houston Sunday was their narrowest victory of the season, proof of how dominant John Harbaugh's club has been at times in 2011.

Flacco rebounds as Ravens top Texans

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw for 305 yards and ran for a score, Billy Cundiff kicked five field goals, and the Ravens pulled away to a 29-14 victory over the Texans.

Ravens' willingness to attack with pass puts opposition on notice

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The Ravens' willingness to air it out — and their ability to connect on the long throws that marked their rout of the Rams — certainly gives the opposition something to ponder.

Ravens 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Ravens are looking to take the next step in the playoffs. PFW's 2011 team preview provides insight into whether Baltimore will do so this season.

Flacco wants contract extension sooner than later

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Ravens QB Joe Flacco wants a contract extension this offseason, not next, and he is a little confused as to why he has to wait.

Cameron to work closer with Flacco in important season for both

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
The Ravens' decision to give some of ex-QB coach Jim Zorn's responsibilities to offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will allow Cameron to take a more "hands-on" approach with QB Joe Flacco.

Zorn dropped as Ravens' QB coach

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
The Ravens officially announced the departure of QB coach Jim Zorn and added that offensive coordinator Cam Cameron's duties will be expanded to include working more closely with the team's quarterbacks.

Steelers rally, beat Ravens 31-24

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger hit rookie Antonio Brown on a 58-yard pass play on third-and-19, and Rashard Mendenhall scored from the 2 with 1:33 remaining to give the Steelers a 31-24 comeback victory over the Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff ...

Flacco, Ravens' 'D' too much for Chiefs

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes and playoff-savvy Baltimore forced five turnovers to beat the youthful Kansas City Chiefs 30-7 in the NFL playoffs on Sunday.

Ravens' inconsistency on offense more worrisome than ever

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
Though the Ravens carry a four-game winning streak into Sunday's wild-card game at Kansas City, their offense sputtered in the 13-7 win in the regular-season finale vs. Cincinnati, when Baltimore played its starters throughout and yet racked up only ...

Ravens clinch playoff berth with 20-10 win over Browns

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, Lewis and the rest of Baltimore's tenacious defense bottled up Cleveland's Peyton Hillis, and the Ravens clinched their third straight playoff appearance, beating the fading Browns 20-10 on Sunday.

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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