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I have personally never been a fan of the "elite quarterback" discussion, but this question is inevitably going to be raised following Flacco's elite-level play so far this post season. To me, his career and ascension is reminiscent of Eli Manning's. In that I mean they are both quarterbacks who have been oft-criticized for poor decision making and bad passes, tendencies that kept them both out of the elite discussion for a while. But it looks like the two of them have something else in common: the ability to play well in big games, especially on the road. Eli silenced his critics and firmly established himself as a Top 5 quarterback with his performances during the Giant's two Super Bowl runs. With last night's victory at Foxborough, Flacco's playoff record on the road is now 6-4, surpassing none other than Eli Manning for the most road victories in NFL postseason history. Flacco is also clearly having his best postseason to date, throwing 8 touch...
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