Found February 20, 2012 on baltimoresun.com:
PLAYERS: Ray RiceJoe Flacco
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
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Negotiations may get complicated, but the Ravens will find a way to keep star running back and quarterbackIt's official now. The Ravens are on the clock to either sign running back Ray Rice to a contract extension or designate him the franchise player by March 5th. Otherwise, they'd have to allow him to become an unrestricted free agent. But there is no need to panic. Rice will remain in Baltimore, one way or the other. The Ravens are expected to meet with the agent for Joe Flacco this week to eventually sign their franchise quarterback, who has one year remaining on his current deal, to a long term deal. There s no need to sweat that one, either.
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