Found February 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Joe Flacco
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens would like to start working on a long-term deal with quarterback Joe Flacco next week, according to the NFL Network.The Ravens will have a chance to meet with Flacco's representation at the scouting combine next week in Indianapolis.Flacco can become an unrestricted free agent next year and is in line to make $8.8 million including bonuses for 2012.The 27-year-old threw for 3,610 yards, 20 touchdowns and was intercepted 12 times last season.

Joe Flacco Wants Elite Quarterback Money

Diamond picker performance bonus kicks in with each Pro Bowl nod Joe Flacco spent the month of January either openly or passive aggressively complaining to the media that he doesn’t receive the appropriate amount of credit when the Ravens win and that maybe people should look past trivial things like stats and how much confidence his teammates have in him. Only then will they...

Ravens to start Contract Talks with Flacco

The Baltimore Ravens will begin talks with Joe Flacco’s agent on a long-term contract extension at the NFL combine next week, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network. This news shouldn’t come as a shock because Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti anticipated over a year ago that talks would begin this off-season. But this [...]

Flacco's agent travels to Indy Combine to get a long-term deal done...

Joe Linta, who is Joe Flacco's professional agent, is going the extra mile to make sure his client is signed to a long-term deal as the Baltimore Ravens' franchise QB.  Linta is traveling to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine commencing this weekend to get the deal done with Ravens officials in attendance at the week-long event.“If the game is about wins and losses...

Ravens set to open contract discussions with Flacco

Quarterback Joe Flacco will be heading in to the final season of his rookie contract when the 2012 season gets underway. That is, if the Ravens allow that to happen. Apparently, Baltimore won’t let that happen though. According to this tweet from the NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora, the Ravens will meet with Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, at next week’s combine. This comes as no...

Ravens will start talking contract with Joe Flacco

According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens will open up contract negotiations with quarterback Joe Flacco at the NFL scouting combine next week.  Both sides will look to get a long-term deal locked up. Flacco will clearly not get elite quarterback money, since he’s still not at that level.  He’s a very good quarterback, but it’s obvious that he...

Flacco’s agent targets top-five money

Though many Ravens fans have expressed relief over the fact that the team and quarterback Joe Flacco will begin negotiations on a contract to replace the one that expires after the 2012 season, talking about Flacco’s value could lead to some sharp differences of opinion. Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, recently set a high bar. “If…

Video: PFT Live: Will Ravens pay Flacco as top-5 QB?

PFT Live: Joe Flacco's agent reportedly wants Flacco to be paid like a top-5 NFL quarterback, but the Ravens may not view him as one. (NBC Sports)

Flacco's agent says Ravens' QB is top 5 based on record

Joe Flacco's agent still has a couple of days before he's set to meet with the Baltimore Ravens brass to discuss a new deal for his client, but that didn't prevent him from revealing one of his main negotiating chips Wednesday.

Ravens, Flacco's agent to chat at scouting combine

Joe Linta, the agent for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, confirmed on Wednesday that he and Ravens vice president of football administration Pat Moriarty, the team’s salary cap specialist, will begin discussions about a contract extension for the 27-year-old quarterback at next week’s NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.

Ravens talk contract with Flacco, Caldwell stresses Joe is no Peyton

The Ravens want to work out a long-term deal with quarterback Joe Flacco, but their new quarterbacks coach wants to make it clear that he can’t turn water into wine and he can’t turn Flacco into Peyton Manning. Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports that the Ravens and Flacco’s agent are planning to get…

Ravens Update

OWINGS MILLS -- Preliminary contract talks between the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco are expected to launch next week at the NFL scouting combine, according to his agent, Joe Linta.

No progress between Ravens, Ray Rice

Lost in the talk about the commencement of talks on a new contract for quarterback Joe Flacco is the fact that, while Flacco remains under contract for one more year, running back Ray Rice has an expired contract now. A league source tells PFT that the Ravens and Rice have made no progress, which seems…

Agent: Joe Flacco deserves top five money

Here’s Joe Flacco’s agent Joe Linta in an interview with the Baltimore Sun: “If the game is about wins and losses, he has to be in the top five [quarterbacks],”... “He is a player who has been extremely durable, never missed a game. And he’s done something that no one has ever done. In his four years in the league, he has never missed a game and has more wins than any...
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