Joe Flacco RUMORS & NEWS

  • Broncos QB Drew Lock: Joe Flacco has 'been great to me'

    ESPN "Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock told TMZ on Wednesday that Joe Flacco has "been great to me" when asked about Flacco's comment earlier in the week that it wasn't his job to mentor the rookie. Lock, who talked to TMZ after arriving at Los..." May 16

  • Joe Flacco has zero interest in mentoring Drew Lock

    Sportsnaut "Drew Lock has a chance to develop into the long-term franchise passer the Denver Broncos have been looking for, but Joe Flacco has no interest in mentoring him to fulfill that promise. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Flacco made that point crystal clear. “I GOT SO..." May 13

  • Joe Flacco will get all the first-team reps at OTAs; Phillip Lindsay to do limited work "The Broncos’ rookie minicamp concluded Sunday, but the transition for the team’s rookies isn’t close to over. Starting Monday, this year’s class will join Denver’s veterans in organized team activities. Those practices — which allow for the offense..." May 12

  • Joe Flacco may not be happy with the decision to draft Drew Lock

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday night, John Elway gave no thought to picking a quarterback at No. 10 (when he traded down) or No. 20. On Friday night, Elway changed his thinking. And quarterback Joe Flacco may not think much of that. For the second straight year, Flacco becomes the veteran who..." April 27

  • John Elway: Drew Lock, Joe Flacco a 'Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers-Type Situation'

    Bleacher Report "Denver Broncos general manager John Elway doesn't envision there being a quarterback controversy after trading up to take former Missouri Tigers star Drew Lock with the 42nd overall pick. Rather, Elway believes this is a golden opportunity for Lock to learn from Super..." April 27

  • Selection of Noah Fant shows Broncos are all-in on Joe Flacco

    Mile High Report "If there was any doubt Joe Flacco was “the guy,” that’s no longer the case. John Elway and the Denver Broncos put all of that to bed when they traded down in the first round of the NFL Draft to take tight end Noah Fant. When Flacco was at his best, he had a tight..." April 26

  • Joe Flacco: 'Out of my control' if Broncos pick QB at No. 10 "Quarterback Joe Flacco has lived it before. While with the Baltimore Ravens last year, Flacco watched as the team used a first-round pick on Lamar Jackson. Now with the Denver Broncos, Flacco could have a sense of déjà vu if..." April 17

  • Opposing head coach told Adam Schefter that Broncos ‘stole’ Joe Flacco

    Clutch Points "The Denver Broncos’ acquisition of former Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco this offseason came with its fair share of mixed reviews. It appears on anonymous head coach feels there is more to the trade than people give Denver credit for, given what he told ESPN’s Adam..." March 26

  • Joe Flacco was ‘miserable’ in Baltimore, eager to prove he’s ‘the guy’ in Denver

    Denver Post "Joe Flacco says he’s bringing more to Dove Valley than a big arm. Denver’s newest starting quarterback says he has a point to prove. To Baltimore. To Broncos fans. And to doubters throughout the NFL. “I really just think that I am the guy,” Flacco, the..." March 15

  • Broncos' Elway says Flacco 'just going into his prime'

    The Score "Despite watching Joe Flacco get benched in 2018, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway believes the 34-year-old quarterback still has plenty left in the tank. With Denver's trade for the longtime Baltimore Ravens pivot finally official, Elway offered insight into why the..." March 14

  • Case Keenum Says He Was “Shocked” By Broncos’ Trade For Joe Flacco

    NFL Trade Rumors "Broncos QB Case Keenum admits he was “shocked” by the news that Denver had traded for Ravens QB Joe Flacco.  “[G.M. John] Elway called me that morning and we had a great conversation, which he didn’t have to do — I..." February 21

  • Joe Flacco passes physical, clearing way for trade March 13

    Pro Football Talk "Joe Flacco flew to Denver last week to undergo a physical and meet with his new team, Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated reports. The quarterback passed his physical, clearing the way for the Ravens and Broncos to consummate their trade on the first day of the new league year, March..." February 18

  • Redskins were reportedly interested in Joe Flacco before Broncos trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Redskins have suddenly found themselves searching for a starting quarterback this offseason in the wake of Alex Smith’s devastating leg injury, and they reportedly tried to acquire one earlier in the week. According to Darren McKee of 104.3 The Fan, the Denver..." February 17

  • Broncos' bizarre Flacco bet epitomizes franchise in denial

    Yardbarker "Just as they did for most of the 13 seasons following John Elway’s retirement, the Broncos have hovered off the national radar in the three years since Peyton Manning’s exit. The Broncos have delivered three unmemorable seasons, their succession of shaky quarterbacks..." February 16

  • Broncos Won’t Re-Work Joe Flacco’s Contract

    Pro Football Rumors "The Broncos do not intend to re-work Joe Flacco‘s contract after agreeing to acquire him from the Ravens earlier today, according to Mike Klis of 9News (Twitter link). Flacco, 34, is under contract in each of the next three seasons at base salaries of $18.5MM,..." February 14

  • Joe Flacco trade actually made the Broncos' Super Bowl odds worse for 2019

    CBS Sports "It seems that oddsmakers aren't very impressed with Joe Flacco.  After watching the Broncos pull off a surprising trade for the Ravens quarterback on Wednesday, Denver's Super Bowl LIV odds actually got worse at one sportsbook, which basically tells you all you need to..." February 13

  • Broncos star gives seal of approval on Joe Flacco trade

    Sportsnaut "Reactions were hot and heavy around the NFL on Wednesday morning following the reported trade that will send Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Flacco from the Baltimore Ravens to the Denver Broncos. For many, the trade didn’t make much sense from Denver’s perspective. At..." February 13

  • Broncos agree to trade for Ravens QB Joe Flacco "Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is heading west. The Broncos have agreed to trade for the former Super Bowl MVP quarterback, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the situation. The exchange cannot be finalized..." February 13

  • Jaguars eyeing Nick Foles, Joe Flacco to replace Blake Bortles

    CBS Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars have long made sense as a potential Nick Foles destination in 2019. Blake Bortles figures to be headed elsewhere. Personnel chief Tom Coughlin is familiar with Foles from the NFC East. The team is still mostly built for a playoff run. And former Philadelphia..." February 07

  • New Ravens GM faces tough choices with Flacco, Mosley and more to keep team under cap in 2019

    NBC Sports Washington "Eric DeCosta stood at the podium at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills, Md. Wednesday for the first time as the Ravens' general manager.  The introductory press conference ushered in a new era for the organization, and DeCosta, who started it off by..." January 31

  • Ravens expect to make Joe Flacco decision in March

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have not been coy about their plan to move forward without quarterback Joe Flacco, but the exact manner of his departure from Baltimore has yet to be determined. According to new General Manager Eric DeCosta, it will be a little bit before that question is answered...." January 30

  • John Harbaugh Thinks Joe Flacco’s Value Will Be High This Offseason

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ravens HC John Harbaugh told reporters on Friday that he’s spoken to QB Joe Flacco and expects there to be a solid market for him this offseason. “I think his value is high,” Harbaugh said of Flacco, per Jeff Zrebiec. “I’m..." January 25

  • The Ravens' future isn't Joe Flacco - but they don't want to face him in the AFC

    NBC Sports Washington "The Baltimore Ravens made it clear after their Wild Card loss that Lamar Jackson would be their quarterback going forward, bringing the somewhat official end to Joe Flacco's 11-year career with the team. So what's next for the Super Bowl MVP? Retirement..." January 23

  • Jaguars could be exploring veteran quarterback options like Joe Flacco, Nick Foles

    Big Cat Country "One thing that is certain about the offseason for the Jacksonville Jaguars is that the team needs to figure out the quarterback position. With Blake Bortles likely to be cut and Cody Kesslerproving incapable of leading an offense, the Jaguars are likely to look at options through..." January 14

  • Jaguars Mulling Joe Flacco Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jaguars no longer view Blake Bortles as a viable option, and they are exploring the idea of adding another recently demoted passer. Jaguars brass has discussed the prospect of bringing in Joe Flacco via trade, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. Flacco is open to this..." January 12

  • Ravens Expected to Trade or Release Joe Flacco

    SI "The Ravens are expected to "move on" from backup quarterback Joe Flacco after the 2018 season, according to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Flacco was Baltimore's starting quarterback for 10 seasons before being replaced by rookie Lamar Jackson in..." January 06

  • Veteran QBs Like Joe Flacco, Ryan Tannehill Could See Bleak Free Agency Market

    The Big Lead "It’s not a good year to be a middling veteran quarterback entering free agency. Signing a fading or average veteran quarterback is proving to be a foolhardy exercise. Unless that player can outplay his contract (like Russell Wilson, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Phillip Rivers),..." January 05

  • Joe Flacco prepares for postseason run as Lamar Jackson's backup

    ESPN "Joe Flacco will back up Lamar Jackson in Sunday's wild-card game against the Los Angeles Chargers, just six years after he led the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl championship. Will it be any different being the No. 2 quarterback in the playoffs for..." January 04

  • Could Joe Flacco be Denver’s QB in 2019?

    Mile High Report "Happy New Year everybody! New in terms of it being no longer 2018 and also in that the Broncosand their fans are in for a fresh start in almost every possible way. Vance Joseph is gone and John Elway - after taking the blame for all the recent failures - is preparing for what..." January 02

  • If Flacco gets to pick deal, five teams make sense

    CBS Sports "Ever since the moment Lamar Jackson was drafted by the Ravens, Joe Flacco's time in Baltimore was done. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora said as much on our draft show that very night. Flacco's contract isn't ideal for a starting quarterback, it's completely untenable for..." December 17

  • Joe Flacco's Free Agency Is A Mistake Waiting to Happen

    The Big Lead "Joe Flacco isn’t going to give his suitors what they need. When Flacco joins another team this offseason — whether through free agency or in a trade (to the team of his choice) — he’ll be making a comeback effort, likely on a team which needs an elite..." December 16

  • Joe Flacco's days with Ravens coming to close

    ESPN "Now that quarterback Joe Flacco officially has been demoted in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson this season, it's possible the Baltimore Ravens could move on from the former Super Bowl MVP entirely. Flacco is due $18.5 million in salary next season, $20.25 million in 2020 and another..." December 16

  • Six logical teams for Ravens' Joe Flacco in 2019 as his time in Baltimore winds to a close

    USA Today "The writing had been on the wall for months, had come into stark relief in recent weeks and was read aloud by coach John Harbaugh on Wednesday. The Joe Flacco chapter in Baltimore is, for all intents and purposes, closed. This day had been inevitable ever since the..." December 12

  • Ravens' Jackson will start, Flacco to serve as backup vs. Bucs

    The Score "Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh announced that rookie Lamar Jacksonwill remain the team's starting quarterback for its Week 15 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Veteran pivot Joe Flacco has fully recovered from his hip injury and will serve..." December 12

  • John Harbaugh: Lamar Jackson 'should be okay,' hints Joe Flacco could start

    Sportsnaut "Following a report from Sunday night that indicated Lamar Jackson would be fine to play in Week 15, John Harbaugh confirmed his quarterback’s status on Monday morning. Speaking to reporters, the Baltimore Ravens coach said Jackson “should be okay” after the..." December 10

  • John Harbaugh staying mum, but Lamar Jackson expected to start

    Sportsnaut "Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh knows the first rule about Fight Club and is applying the same logic to his quarterback situation. He’s not saying whether Lamar Jackson will start Sunday when the Ravens take on the Kansas City Chiefs. However, all expectations are that..." December 07

  • The Ravens have a Lamar Jackson problem that's bigger than Joe Flacco's potential return

    USA Today "With each burst of acceleration, Lamar Jackson has carried the Baltimore Ravens back to relevancy since taking over as starting quarterback three games ago. The Ravens’ defense has certainly played its part, holding opponents to an average of 211 yards and 18 points a game. And..." December 07

  • John Harbaugh expecting Joe Flacco's practices to be "ramped up" heading into Week 14

    NBC Sports Washington "Each week when Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh takes to the podium at the Under Armour Performance Center he can expect at least one question: How is Joe Flacco progressing? It's been over four weeks since Flacco sustained a hip injury in their Week 9 game against the..." December 05

  • Ravens expect Joe Flacco to practice this week

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Ravens sound like they’ll have a quarterback decision to make this week. Coach John Harbaugh said Monday that, while Joe Flacco is still limited for the moment, the expectation is that the quarterback will ramp up practice activity ahead of Sunday’s game..." December 03

  • John Harbaugh calls Joe Flacco an “option” for Sunday

    Sportsnaut "According to comments made by Baltimore Ravens head John Harbaugh, it would certainly appear that rookie Lamar Jackson will start his third consecutive game on Sunday. November 30

  • Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco returns to practice, but availability Sunday is unclear

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco returned to practice Thursday for the first time since suffering a right hip injury more than three weeks ago. Flacco participated in throwing drills with Lamar Jackson and Robert Griffin III but appeared limited...." November 29

  • Joe Flacco reportedly still not practicing Wednesday

    Larry Brown Sports "There is still no sign of Joe Flacco at Baltimore Ravens’ practice. According to ESPN’s Jamison Hensley, Flacco remains sidelined with a hip injury and still hasn’t practiced as of Wednesday. The Ravens have said they want Flacco to get a full week of practice before..." November 28