Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/16/14

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 16: Quarterback Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens throws the ball in the first half against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Lucas Oli Stadium on January 16, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco is playing the final season of his rookie contract and could be heading towards possible free agency in the offseason. The Ravens signal caller has been the Ravens starting quarterback since he was selected 18th overall in the first-round of the 2008 NFL Draft. The mention of Flacco’s name will spark debate about whether or not he should be considered an elite quarterback, but the Baltimore Ravens must pay Joe Flacco in the offseason and give him a new contract. Since becoming the Baltimore starter, Flacco and the Ravens have posted a 53-24 record to date, not many teams in the NFL can boast that record in the last five seasons. Yes, the Ravens team has been predicated on bone-crushing defensive play but Flacco has been a solid signal caller. He has never thrown more than 12 interceptions in a season, turnovers can ruin a team.His best season came in 2010 when he threw for 3,622 yards, 25 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Flacco has never missed a game ...
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