TEMPE, Ariz. Joe Flacco moved through the crowds at the Kurt Warner Ultimate Football Experience on Saturday like Gulliver wading through the Lilliputians.
Clearly weary but never wavering, Flacco paused for autographs, stopped to snap every phone photo, chatted with children and smiled at every beaming face in this odd but enduring American fascination with celebrity.
Lifes definitely been a little different, said Flacco, who quarterbacked the Baltimore Ravens to a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers a little more than a month ago, earning Super Bowl MVP honors. It changes your life forever. Youre being pulled in a lot more directions and the attention is much more noticeable.
Its definitely exhausting, but its all for a good reason, and I wouldnt give it back for anything.
Flacco has been in the headlines almost nonstop since that fate-altering game. He appeared on the David Letterman Show, he made the most publicized McDonalds drive-through in history and he recently ...