Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Last year during the offseason, Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Joe Flacco was making wild statements about how he was an “elite” quarterback and the best in the business.He really sounded like he belonged in a nut house than on the football field.Flacco has been one of those quarterbacks that has seen more downs than ups over his career even though he manages to get the Ravens in the playoffs every season.He has never been that quarterback to outshine his opposition even if he was on the winning side of the scoreboard -- until 2012.Flacco started the season off on fire leading the Ravens to a 5-1 record.It was during the Ravens' Week 6, 31-29 win over the Dallas Cowboys when things would start to become rocky for Flacco and the Ravens.During the win against the Cowboys it seemed that star linebacker Ray Lewis was done for the season - and his career - when he suffered an injury.The Ravens' strong start would finally come to and end during a Week 7, 43-13 beat down in Hous...
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