Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is still trying to make amends for one heck of a PR flap that he made prior to the Super Bowl. During one of the media sessions he referred to the idea of playing the Super Bowl in a cold-weather climate as 'retarded.' Flacco got ripped for using the word like he did, and righteously so. It's one of those words that many people use without thinking. Joe along with a couple of his teammates have now pledged that they will never do it again. Flacco was joined by teammates Ed Dickson and Gino Gradkowski at the Maryland office of the Special Olympics where they signed a pledge to never use the 'R' word ever again. @teamflacco, @ginograd56, @eddickson84 of the @ravens sign the @r_word_campaign pledge to eliminate use of r-word twitter.com/SpOlympicsMD/s… — Special Olympics MD (@SpOlympicsMD) May 19, 2013 At this point in time I don't think that there were too many people that were still thinking about Flacco's pre-Super Bowl flap...
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