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As the Ravens continued their mandatory minicamp Wednesday, they were without quarterback Joe Flacco, who left practice — and the state of Maryland — albeit for a pretty good reason. According to reports, Flacco was his wife, Dana, to witness the birth of the couple’s first child in their home state of New Jersey. Obviously, coach John Harbaugh was OK with excusing the veteran signal-caller from practice. “Joe got the call this morning, obviously the labor has started,” Harbaugh said. “He was high-tailing it up the road to Philly to be with Dana. We wish them nothing but the best. They don’t know if it’s going to be a boy or a girl.” Last week, Flacco admitted he’s excited about welcoming a new member to the family, and taking on the challenges of father-hood. “It’s pretty big. I don’t know if I really know the extent of it right now,” Flacco said. “I’ll see how much my life changes.”
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