Flacco thinks he can play until he's 40 years old.
"I don’t feel any worse because of my age yet," Flacco said, per ESPN. "I’m not going to be 50 and playing. I hope I’m 40, but 50, no."
"I’m comfortable with what I do in the offseason and who I work with when I’m not around here," Flacco said. "And it wasn’t like that probably the first two years. But ever since then, I’m pretty comfortable and I feel good about it. It’s kind of been pretty similar, and I rely on my trainer, and when I come back here I rely on these guys. I think it’s working out really well."
When your Super Bowl quarterback doesn't believe his team needs to draft a wide receiver, then perhaps it doesn't.
"Obviously, without Torrey now, the one thing we probably don't have as much of is that speed, is that one guy who can stretch the field," Flacco told ESPN. "But I'm not going to say we need it. I think we got really good guys and I think we're good with who we have."
Flacco’s wife is due to deliver their third child Tuesday and he said he prefers to be there for his wife during the delivery. Andy Dalton took Flacco’s spot on the Pro Bowl roster. The game will be played Sunday in Arizona.
It was Flacco's fourth postseason game with at least three touchdown passes and his first interceptions since 2011 in the playoffs. Flacco connected with wide receiver Kamar Aiken for a 19-yard touchdown on the team's opening drive. He followed that with a touchdown to Steve Smith Sr. from nine yards away.
Flacco then hit tight end Owen Daniels in the back of the end zone for an 11-yard score and finished his scoring by finding running back Justin Forsett out of the backfield for a 16 yard touchdown.
With the game on the line, Flacco took a shot at the end zone, trying to find Torrey Smith, but was intercepted.
"They had a new corner in there [Logan Ryan] and that safety [Duron Harmon] was cheating that way a little bit," Flacco said. "But I thought I might be able to sneak the ball in there and take a shot at the end zone and get us some points on the board there, with Torrey [Smith] on a good matchup, even though they were cheating to his side a little bit. So, I took my shot, and it just didn’t work out. Didn’t get it there."
With the Ravens up 13-9, Flacco scrambled around and found wide receiver Torrey Smith in the back of the end zone for a touchdown.
Then, after a Pittsburgh turnover, Flacco connected with tight end Crockett Gillmore for a 21 yard touchdown on the very first play of the drive.
It was Flacco's sixth post season game throwing for at least 250 yards.
The Ravens will head to New England for the divisional round of the playoffs next week.
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