Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Baltimore Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta told Mike Florio on Pro Football Talk that they don’t plan on letting quarterback Joe Flacco leave the city of Baltimore. “We have no intentions of letting Joe Flacco leave Baltimore,” DeCosta said. Still, DeCosta didn’t put the chances of Flacco leaving at zero percent.  “Probably negligible,” DeCosta said. So does that mean the Ravens will use the exclusive level of the franchise tag, if push comes to shove? “We don’t know that,” DeCosta said.  “We’re not sure.  We’ve had a lot of meetings, about three or four different scenarios, and I know that his agent, Joe Linta, and our cap guy, Pat Moriarity, will have some discussions in the next few days, over the next week, and hopefully we can get some things ironed out and at that point we can kind of move forward with what are plans are going to be if we can’t get a deal done.” No matter how nonchalant the Ravens may be acting about getting an extension done for Flacco, they can’t seem desperate to sign him because it will only give the Ravens more leverage.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })();
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