Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 2/7/13

Besides proving himself to be a better quarterback than people thought prior to the NFL playoffs, Baltimore Ravens and Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco has showed a personality that nobody had really ever seen. He even made headlines with his poor word choice when asked about a cold-weather Super Bowl being played in his home state. These things happen when you are playing with great confidence.  But his confidence might have got the best of him near the end of the Ravens second Super Bowl title, when he was ready to exercise terrible judgement on the last play of the game. The Ravens had just taken a safety with 4 seconds left, to avoid setting the 49ers up in decent field position to throw a Hair Mary. This left the Ravens in a free kick situation, and the 49ers needing a return for a TD to win the game. Flacco, obviously tasting victory, was ready to do whatever was necessary to keep Tedd Ginn, Jr out of the end zone, even if it wasn’t legal. NFL Films had Flacco mic’d for audio for this year’s game, and you can see and hear Flacco recruiting teammates to tackle Ginn Jr if [...]

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