Found May 26, 2013 on Tireball.com:
  Instead of signing quarterback Joe Flacco the Baltimore Ravens waited to see his results from the 2012 season. Flacco called the teams bluff and put up one of the best post season performances in NFL history while leading the Ravens to a Super Bowl victory. Before the start of last season Flacco walked away from a five-year extension that would have averaged $16 million a year, including last year’s $6.7 million left on his rookie contract. Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, said that the two sides could have signed a deal for an extra $1 million in the final year. “I’ve never in my life seen a dumber move. I guess people can say, ‘Well, Joe was dumb, too.’ It could have been (dumb), God forbid, if he got hurt. But $1 million to Steve Bisciotti six years from now? That’s like 100 bucks for you or me today.” said Linta in an interview with USA Today Sports. The win in the big game was great news for Flacco and his agent and it netted him a large contract after the game. Flacco’s new contra...
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