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    Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade



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    Sorry, didn't see this posted.
    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Flacco (from Goob's article)
    ďIím the quarterback of the team. Iím being paid what Iím being paid for a reason,Ē Flacco responded after being asked if itís hard to put his career-worst game behind him. ďIf you can say that we lost a football game because I threw five interceptions, then thatís the way it should be. I donít have a problem with anybody looking at me and putting losses on me when something like that happens.Ē
    I love that quote from Joe. Good on ya mate!
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    He makes a good point. $120 mil, 5 picks, he better stand up and take responsibility. Even though the O line should be horse whipped in public for the performance they put up.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by lowrider View Post
    He makes a good point. $120 mil, 5 picks, he better stand up and take responsibility. Even though the O line should be horse whipped in public for the performance they put up.
    Well, he really threw three picks. Two were dropped passes tipped up into the air. Not much anyone can do about that. Also, he has poo around him right now with half his starting wideouts gone and the o-line being so bad there's no run game/play action.

    We've all technically seen him play worse than he did at Buffalo (Jets in Baltimore, Jags, Seahawks back when they sucked, 4 picks in Cincy), even if Buffalo gave a bad stat line. ... Just to play devil's advocate to anyone who'd place that loss squarely on him.

    That said, I like the quote. #eliteasfuck QBs take the heat.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    They've been beating Dalton like a rented mule all week too here in Rivertown. Pay no attention is the best thing a QB can do. One good game and all will be forgiven in both cases.

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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by akashicrecorder View Post
    Well, he really threw three picks. Two were dropped passes tipped up into the air. Not much anyone can do about that. Also, he has poo around him right now with half his starting wideouts gone and the o-line being so bad there's no run game/play action.

    We've all technically seen him play worse than he did at Buffalo (Jets in Baltimore, Jags, Seahawks back when they sucked, 4 picks in Cincy), even if Buffalo gave a bad stat line. ... Just to play devil's advocate to anyone who'd place that loss squarely on him.

    That said, I like the quote. #eliteasfuck QBs take the heat.
    Its a shame that a pass right in Dickson's hands goes against Flacco's stats.




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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by akashicrecorder View Post
    Well, he really threw three picks. Two were dropped passes tipped up into the air. Not much anyone can do about that. Also, he has poo around him right now with half his starting wideouts gone and the o-line being so bad there's no run game/play action.

    We've all technically seen him play worse than he did at Buffalo (Jets in Baltimore, Jags, Seahawks back when they sucked, 4 picks in Cincy), even if Buffalo gave a bad stat line. ... Just to play devil's advocate to anyone who'd place that loss squarely on him.

    That said, I like the quote. #eliteasfuck QBs take the heat.
    I wasn't putting the loss squarely on Joe. In fact my post suggested that if anyone deserves credit for the loss, it's the O line. I like that he did take responsibility for the loss. That is what he is supposed to now. When the offense doesn't play well Joe needs to be a stand up guy and put it on his shoulders. Even if it's not his fault. He is the new face of the franchise and this team will only go as far as he takes them.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Why do we need to make a thread about everything Joe says? To me he's always been pretty much the same guy from 2008, he's just more of a leader now and a much better player with a significant amount of extra bulk. His personality is no different. He probably said things like this hundreds of times back in say 2009 without us realizing.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    Why do we need to make a thread about everything Joe says.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by lowrider View Post
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    I'm so sick of hearing that. Its just a number, and has no meaning what so ever unless Joe is generally just laying back and being lazy now that he's getting paid a ton of money, which he obviously isn't doing. Its not like you guys are paying tax money that goes to Flacco's account, you buy tickets to go watch him win the franchise football games, just like you all were before he earned the contract.

    I understand the whole salary cap thing, but that's a whole different subject. Just because Joe is earning all that money, we shouldn't all of a sudden start taking everything he says through the media literally (even though a lot of us did before the contract anyway). If Flacco throws 5 picks in a game, sure, start a thread, it absolutely needs to be talked about, just like how bad the offensive line is, or how Rice is average less than 3 yards a carry, but why all of a sudden do we need to start threads of nothing more than "players speak"?




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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Now that the face of the franchise has retired, Joe's quotes will garner more attention. To us, this sounds like something he would have said three years ago. To the rest of the nation, it is new, because he was always overshadowed by Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Plus, the vast majority of the time, at least in the media, the defense favored Rice and the idea of running the football. That really didn't change until the 2011 AFC Championship Game.
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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Just win, baby.




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    Re: Joe Flacco: A Mature and Now Outspoken Leade

    Quote Originally Posted by The Excellector View Post
    Now that the face of the franchise has retired, Joe's quotes will garner more attention. To us, this sounds like something he would have said three years ago. To the rest of the nation, it is new, because he was always overshadowed by Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. Plus, the vast majority of the time, at least in the media, the defense favored Rice and the idea of running the football. That really didn't change until the 2011 AFC Championship Game.
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