Found June 03, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
PLAYERS: Joe FlaccoRay Rice
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
The Ravens and Joe Flacco have been discussing a contract extension this offseason as Flacco heads into the final year of his 5 year rookie deal. However, these talks have so far gone nowhere and, according to the Carroll County Times, they aren’t getting any better. The talks were described as “not anywhere close.” This makes sense considering Flacco wants to be paid like a top-5 quarterback and he has so far not performed like that. The good news for the Ravens is that Flacco is not holding out or anything. He has been at all of the Ravens’ OTAs. The Ravens will probably try to get a deal done with Ray Rice first, as he is not at OTAs. Rice’s demands are also a little bit more reasonable. Flacco and the Ravens might head into 2012 without a new deal. In that case, expect them to use the franchise tag on him next offseason.

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