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Baltimore Ravens QB and Super Bowl XLVII MVP Joe Flacco has faced plenty of criticism during the offseason after signing a six-year, $120 million deal that made him the highest-paid player in NFL history (at the time), which some have argued was the main reason for the club’s roster purge that included the trade of Anquan Boldin and free agent departures of linebackers Dannell Ellerbe and Paul Kruger and defensive backs Ed Reed, Cary Williams and Bernard Pollard. Joe Flacco/LockerReport.com It didn’t help matters that New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, and just recently Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning restructured their contracts to help their teams create salary cap relief. Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, says the entire situation could have been avoided. The news comes from USA Today Sports‘ Jim Corbett: Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, told USA Today Sports that such perceptions are misguided because the Ravens had the chance to provide their own cap relief last August when Flacco walked a...
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Despite landing a record-setting deal for his client, Joe Linta still reflects back on a checkered past.
The longtime agent for Joe Flacco revealed to USA Today how contracts talks with the Ravens fell apart in 2012 over a difference of $1 million in non-guaranteed base salary.
"$1 million six years from now, in the base salary non-guaranteed money, and they walked away...
Instead of signing quarterback Joe Flacco the Baltimore Ravens waited to see his results from the 2012 season. Flacco called the teams bluff and put up one of the best post season performances in NFL history while leading the Ravens to a Super Bowl victory.
Before the start of last season Flacco walked away from a five-year extension that would have averaged $16 million a year...
The Baltimore Ravens got exactly what they wanted from Joe Flacco when he led the team to a championship last season, but the situation could not have worked out worse for ownership regarding the franchise quarterback’s contract. Rather than signing Flacco to an extension in 2012, the Ravens waited until he won a Super Bowl [...]
Today Chris Canty the Former New York Giant was asked to choose which quarterback he prefers and he quickly chose his new quarterback Joe Flacco over his former two-time Super Bowl-winning teammate.
“Joe Flacco,” Canty said when asked Flacco or Manning on NBC Sports’ Pro Football Talk. “Because he won a Super Bowl and he’s one of the best deep-ball throwers in the National...
Despite netting his client the biggest payday in NFL history this offseason, Joe Flacco's agent, Joe Linta, ripped the Baltimore Ravens for not negotiating sooner.
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Former Giants d-lineman Chris Canty is now with the Baltimore Ravens, and it hasn't taken him long to cozy up to his new QB.
Joe Flacco recently became a very rich man, and much of the credit for his newfound wealth can be attributed to his agent Joe Linta.
Linta spent a few months haggling out the details of Flacco’s new deal with the Baltimore Ravens earlier this offseason, but ran into some turmoil along the way. Now, looking back on how the deal went down, Linta isn’t holding back his thoughts...
A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the Baltimore Ravens helmets, uniforms and logo to their liking.
Could you imagine Joe Flacco, Ray Rice or Torrey Smith wearing something like this?
Featured are a number of Baltimore Ravens’ helmets, uniforms, and logo designs. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike a nerve with some...
Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty seems to have forgotten who got him his one and only Super Bowl ring.
During an appearance on Pro Football Talk on NBCSN he said that he would prefer to have Joe Flacco as his quarterback over Eli Manning.
“He won a Super Bowl and he’s one of the best deep-ball passers in the NFL,” Canty said, per ProFootballTalk.com. “Take...
You can likely file this under the “he has to say that” category, but brand new Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Chris Canty said on Friday that Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than New York Giants signal caller and two-time Super Bowl champion, Eli Manning. “He won a Super Bowl and he’s one of the [...]
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Former Giants defensive lineman believes Joe Flacco is better than Eli Manning (Credit: AP Photo)
This off-season, after four years with New York, former Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty joined the Baltimore Ravens. Before playing a single game on the same team as Joe Flacco, Canty still believes he is a better quarterback than former teammate Eli Manning.
How did Canty come...
We have a shot fired from Baltimore to New York, and it’s sure to stir up some controversy. Chris Canty spent four seasons as a defensive tackle for the New York Giants.
Canty has been with the Baltimore Ravens two months, and he’s seen enough to give his opinion that Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than Eli Manning according to Pro Football Talk.
He won a Super Bowl and...
Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman has only been with the team for two months. Canty comes from the New York Giants, where he obviously spent a lot of time observing and being around quarterback Eli Manning. So when Canty signed with the Ravens and now has another Super Bowl MVP at quarterback, it may have [...]