Found January 19, 2012 on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
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Skeptical that Joe Flacco can outduel Tom Brady this Sunday? You ain't alone. Ravens safety Ed Reed took a moment on Monday to say what everyone already thinks of Flacco: I think a couple of times he needed to get rid of the ball. It just didn't look like he had a hold on the offense... He can't play like [he did against the Texans]. The thing you have to understand about Joe Flacco is that he brought stability to one of the more unstable positions in all of football. Do you realize that Trent Dilfer, despite winning the Ravens a Super Bowl, only started a grand total of eight regular season games for them? Look at how dire this list is. Before Flacco, the Ravens cycled through fifteen different starting QBs in a span of 12 years. I looked at that list and literally could not remember Randall Cunningham ever playing for this team. The turnover in Baltimore was so fast, you barely had time to notice. Remember Anthony Wright? Of course you don't. So Ravens f...
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