Found March 12, 2013 on Football Nation:
On March 4th, fresh off a Super Bowl MVP award, Joe Flacco signed a six-year, $120.6 million deal (or three years... depending on whom you ask), not only the richest contract in Ravens', but NFL, history.  It marked a high point in what has been an often, unfulfilled journey in Baltimore's search for a franchise quarterback.  From the likes of Vinny Testaverde and Eric Zeier to the Heisman Trophy-winning Troy Smith, there have been vastly more low lights (See: Stoney Case) than highlights (See: The one, healthy Steve McNair season in 2006).  The lowest period began on draft night in 2003.That fateful evening wasn't all bad.The first pick brought, arguably, the fourth best player in the organization's history. Terrell Suggs, the All-American, sack machine from Arizona State, was taken with the 10th pick and has been named to five Pro Bowls, an All-Pro team, and won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the year along with the 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, more than liv...
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