Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 2/5/13
Prior to the start of the 2012 NFL season, Joe Flacco decided he wanted to put off contract talks until after the season.Many thought this was a gutsy move and that Flacco would be starting for another team come the start of the 2013 season.Sunday night at Super Bowl 47, Mr. Flacco cashed in on his gamble of a lifetime, leading his Baltimore Ravens to a 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers and winning the MVP award.  Flacco went 22 of 33 and threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns. With those three touchdowns, Flacco joins Joe Montana atop the all-time list of most touchdowns thrown in a postseason, not to mention, he did it without throwing an interception.San Francisco definitely did not go down without a fight. After trailing at halftime, 21-6, and giving up a 108-yd kick-off return to Jacoby Jones to start the second half, the 49ers came back  to within five after Michael Crabtree and Frank Gore found the end zone and David Akers put one between the uprights.Second-year qu...
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