Ravens, Joe Flacco agree to terms on new contract
Joe Flacco is getting paid like a top-five quarterback. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman and Jason La Canfora report the Ravens and Flacco have agreed to terms. Freeman confirms Flacco will sign the contract on Monday, and the quarterback's average annual salary could end up in the $19.5 million range.
|Joe Flacco is No. 1, indeed. (USATSI)|
Joe Flacco is getting paid like a top-five quarterback. CBSSports.com's Mike Freeman and Jason La Canfora report the Ravens and Flacco have agreed to terms. A source tells La Canfora that the deal is for six years and will make Flacco the highest paid player in the league. Freeman confirms that Flacco will sign the contract Monday, and that the quarterback's average annual salary could end up in the $19.5 million range.
FoxSports.com's Jay Glazer first broke the news.
|More on Joe Flacco|
|More NFL coverage|
Heading into 2012, conventional wisdom had the Ravens letting Flacco, who could be equal parts brilliant and inconsistent, play out the final year of his rookie contract. Tabling negotiations until the offseason turned out to be the right move for the former first-round pick, who said last offseason that he thought he was the NFL's best quarterback. Everybody had a good laugh at the time. But after a lights-out performance throughout the postseason that culminated in a Ravens championship (and Super Bowl MVP honors for the quarterback), Flacco is about to cash in on his success.
He'll reportedly appeal the suspension
Rodgers is eligible to return after eight weeks and the Packers reportedly aren't giving up...
The Packers think the hit is dirty, but the NFL apparently disagrees
Here's every official injury designation for each NFL team for Week 7
If it wasn't already clear, the Packers are not happy with the hit that injured Rodgers on...
Passengers were treated to some explicit chants from the Oakland running back, too