(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Joe Flacco's impeccable timing earned him the richest contract for a quarterback in NFL history. That doesn't mean he's the game's best QB.
Flacco agreed to a six-year, $120.6 million deal Friday after leading the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl title. He gambled by playing out his five-year rookie contract rather than renegotiate before last season. And it paid off, catapulting him to the top of the money list at the game's glamor position.
A look at perhaps the league's 10 best quarterbacks shows Flacco the equal of Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers for championship rings with one each. At 28, his chances of adding to those titles seem better than those for Manning (37 this month), and Brees (34).
Even though Flacco has surpassed the future earnings of every NFL quarterback - for now - does he measure up as a player? And where in the top 10 does he belong?
Here's a look at t...