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    Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!



    Celebratory PC tomorrow at 2:

    Aaron Wilson‏@RavensInsider
    Last details have been finalized for Joe Flacco deal, Will sign tomorrow at 2 p.m. followed by press conference
    I assume that contract details will start coming out soon.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    See, and people were all shaking in their boots about Linta saying he still hadn't received the contract.

    So, how soon do we announce a deal with our SECOND free agent? I have to think at least one other guy re-signs before start of FA.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Good News...Glad it is over. On to Ellerbe and hopefully working on keeping Q.




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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Love all the speculation about how cap-poor the Ravens will be when NO ONE has seen the details of this contract. I predict $120m, with only $60m guaranteed and a cap hit of about $8m per year. If so, its about what Brady got (Flacco in prime of career, Brady not), and less than Ngata and Suggs are currently making. The sky is not falling.




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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Albert Breer‏@AlbertBreer
    Flacco's deal: Six years, $120.6M. $52M guaranteed. $62M in the first three years. $6.8M cap hit for 2013. $29M cap hit for 2016. ...

    Albert Breer‏@AlbertBreer
    More Flacco: $29 million signing bonus; Option bonuses of $15M and $7M built into the deal; $30M in Year 1; $51M thru 2; $62M thru 3.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Quote Originally Posted by cealex1223 View Post
    Love all the speculation about how cap-poor the Ravens will be when NO ONE has seen the details of this contract. I predict $120m, with only $60m guaranteed and a cap hit of about $8m per year. If so, its about what Brady got (Flacco in prime of career, Brady not), and less than Ngata and Suggs are currently making. The sky is not falling.
    The big numbers have been well known since Friday...

    120.6 mil over 6 years, 52 mil guaranteed. 51 M in first two years, 62 M in first three years.

    The BIG number...His 2013 cap hit is JUST 6.8 M.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Hmmm.........

    Albert Breer‏@AlbertBreer
    The fourth-year cap hit of $29 million makes this, in essence, a 3-year deal for Flacco. That cap figure will need to be addressed in '16.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Quote Originally Posted by RavenScallywag View Post
    The big numbers have been well known since Friday...

    120.6 mil over 6 years, 52 mil guaranteed. 51 M in first two years, 62 M in first three years.

    The BIG number...His 2013 cap hit is JUST 6.8 M.

    Wow, hadn't seen that. Great news! And yes, looks like a 3 year contract.




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    That was probably smart of Flacco. Had seen people talking about how, by the time the deal reaches the end, he'd be 10th or 11th on the list of highest paid QBs. That little snippet means, if we try to extend him after 3rd year, we'll probably end up giving him a boost, thus keeping him in the top paid QB list.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Quote Originally Posted by cealex1223 View Post
    Love all the speculation about how cap-poor the Ravens will be when NO ONE has seen the details of this contract. I predict $120m, with only $60m guaranteed and a cap hit of about $8m per year. If so, its about what Brady got (Flacco in prime of career, Brady not), and less than Ngata and Suggs are currently making. The sky is not falling.
    Speaking of cap-poor, did anyone read the lead article logging on to this site. Ravens could be interested in SF backup lineman
    who had 22 tackles part time. Not much of a pass rusher but he doesn't go then.

    How can they afford him and keep Ellerbe and Boldin too.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    Quote Originally Posted by AirFlacco View Post
    Speaking of cap-poor, did anyone read the lead article logging on to this site. Ravens could be interested in SF backup lineman
    who had 22 tackles part time. Not much of a pass rusher but he doesn't go then.

    How can they afford him and keep Ellerbe and Boldin too.
    Ricky Jean Francois...would be a cheap signing, think Ryan McBean.
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    Re: Flacco deal has apparently been finalized!

    OK, thanks, but I didn't think they had that.
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