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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'



    Quote Originally Posted by pslholder96 View Post
    Just about every stat you named was done recently. That's what everyone harps on. There this perception that Flacco is inconsistent. I do believe there's some truth to that. In my mind though I expect to Joe to be more consistent and take his game to the next level. He's elite and just flat out wins so no argument from me. If he passes for 4,000 yards and throws 30+ TDs, gets us back in the playoffs I think we'll see more folks jump on the bandwagon.
    His QB rating for the regular season is in the 80's and I believe he was ranked 14th last year. Middle of the pack. His completion percentage is a smidge under 60% which is below the general mark for the "elite" (of course very few pundits look at sacks, QB hurries and dropped passes). That's regular season Joe, and actually he's been pretty consistant with those kinds of stats each year. It's the playoffs where he goes off the charts.

    Under Caldwell, I expect all his regular season stats to go up, if (and this is a big if) they get good supporting personel for him, mainly a slightly above average O line and a decent slot reciever.

    Now, say all that happens and our O scores 30 points a game, but our D gives up 32. Joe has a great year stats wise but we don't make the playoffs. Do you think anyone will recognize his improved consistancy?
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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    because flacco hasnt put together a pro bowl caliber season and is now the highest paid player in the league?...wasnt but 3 months ago many ravens fans were calling for drafting another qb ...but a 4 game stretch later and here we are




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Sgt CouchPotato View Post
    because flacco hasnt put together a pro bowl caliber season and is now the highest paid player in the league?...wasnt but 3 months ago many ravens fans were calling for drafting another qb ...but a 4 game stretch later and here we are
    Question...what/why was the difference between all those seasons and the last 4 games?...actually, add in the Giants game with the 4 game run. The answer is right there for anyone who wants to see.




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Sgt CouchPotato View Post
    because flacco hasnt put together a pro bowl caliber season and is now the highest paid player in the league structured to be less of a cap hit then most of the other top 5 QB's ...wasnt but 3 months ago many ravens fans were calling for drafting another qb to replace the winningest QB in his first 5 years in the history of the NFL...but a 4 game stretch later and here we are World Champions
    Fixed that for you (bolding mine).

    Look IMO Joe is not a great QB but he is a very good one who has a very good chance at being great with the right supporting cast. As far as the 'highest paid' status goes; the deal was structured right for the team, he won't be the highest paid for long, and he deserves the status (however momentary) because of his NFL record setting number of W's, his NFL record setting performance in the playoffs, his Super Bowl MVP award, and his excellent potential for the future now that we have the right OC.
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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Real Fan Dan View Post
    His QB rating for the regular season is in the 80's and I believe he was ranked 14th last year. Middle of the pack. His completion percentage is a smidge under 60% which is below the general mark for the "elite" (of course very few pundits look at sacks, QB hurries and dropped passes). That's regular season Joe, and actually he's been pretty consistant with those kinds of stats each year. It's the playoffs where he goes off the charts.

    Under Caldwell, I expect all his regular season stats to go up, if (and this is a big if) they get good supporting personel for him, mainly a slightly above average O line and a decent slot reciever.

    Now, say all that happens and our O scores 30 points a game, but our D gives up 32. Joe has a great year stats wise but we don't make the playoffs. Do you think anyone will recognize his improved consistancy?
    100% agree. Tack on a few more pro bowl seasons and Flacco will get the respect he deserves outside of Baltimore. Being the highest paid player in the game right now makes him an easy target but very shortly that target will move to others like Rodgers, Ryan and Romo when they get their big contracts.




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Sgt CouchPotato View Post
    because flacco hasnt put together a pro bowl caliber season and is now the highest paid player in the league?...wasnt but 3 months ago many ravens fans were calling for drafting another qb ...but a 4 game stretch later and here we are
    Many ravens fans were calling for a new QB?? Talk about exaggeration. Very few held that opinion. If anything the more dominating opinon was franchising him and letting him walk in exchange for draft picks.




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Seriously, haters are going to hate. Trying to figure out why is like examining undigested peanuts in dogshit. Waste of time.




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by esmd View Post
    Because most of the people bitching are casual fans who are ignorant the details.
    That's pretty much the answer.

    In particular many of these "casual fans" are completely ignorant of how the salary cap works (I consider myself only partially ignorant). You keep hearing these comments from people saying things like "Ravens overpaid an average QB with a $120M contract and now they can't afford to keep anyone else". As those of us here know, that's complete rubbish. The team was bound to lose guys in any event, and if Flacco had been tagged instead of being signed, things would be even worse.

    But you'll continue to hear this stuff from casual fans, especially if Joe puts up ho-hum numbers this year and/or the Ravens fail to make the playoffs. Best get used to it; it's just the way things are.




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Silver View Post
    Seriously, haters are going to hate. Trying to figure out why is like examining undigested peanuts in dogshit. Waste of time.
    You feed your dog peanuts?
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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Sgt CouchPotato View Post
    because flacco hasnt put together a pro bowl caliber season because of Cameron and is now the highest paid player in the league?...wasnt but 3 months ago I was the only crazy one calling for drafting another qb ...but a 4 game stretch later and here we are
    Now it's fixed.
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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Real Fan Dan View Post
    You feed your dog peanuts?
    You know this, why else are you in my backyard all the time?




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    I don't care if Joe goes to multiple Pro-Bowls, or even makes the HOF, in my eyes he's led the Ravens to three AFCCGs, and a Super Bowl victory. If many say he's not as good as Brady, Manning, Brees, Rodgers or any other QB out there, I doesn't matter to me. Ladies and gentlemen, we're living in a golden era in Baltimore professional football. Let us embrace it and enjoy the ride while it lasts... Bc




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Absolutely!! This is truly a golden era in Baltimore football. Talking Heads can hate all they want. Joe Flacco has got better every year. Really, maybe not great numbers, but Raven Nation knows he has and will keep getting better. Seriously, when was the last time you can say, Baltimore has a offense!! I know, weird right, it felt great when we drafted Flacco. It feels even better watching the man grow as a Raven.
    Joe Flacco is the Baltimore Ravens QB, we love him, so the rest can suck it.
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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by bmore finest View Post
    Absolutely!! This is truly a golden era in Baltimore football. Talking Heads can hate all they want. Joe Flacco has got better every year. Really, maybe not great numbers, but Raven Nation knows he has and will keep getting better. Seriously, when was the last time you can say, Baltimore has a offense!! I know, weird right, it felt great when we drafted Flacco. It feels even better watching the man grow as a Raven.
    Joe Flacco is the Baltimore Ravens QB, we love him, so the rest can suck it.
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    bmore, I would not change one word of your post ... Bc




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    Re: How can people (idiots) bash Flacco getting paid when he has these HOF-type accomplishments on his resume'

    Quote Originally Posted by Jayc00 View Post
    Now it's fixed.
    http://russellstreetreport.com/forum...acco-big-money

    http://russellstreetreport.com/forum...r-Kirk-cousins

    there are just two threads....there are multiple ones....not just me...




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