The Joe Flacco period in Baltimore is coming to an end.
Following 11 seasons with the crew, the Ravens are reportedly investing Flacco to the Denver Broncos for a fourth-spherical choose.
While the transfer wasn’t shocking, it’s not usually a quarterback keeps a residency with one particular business for that amount of money of time.
More than individuals a long time, Flacco has expert the optimum of highs and a few key lows. Let us get a glimpse again at his time with the Ravens.
April 26, 2008: The Ravens drafted Flacco with the No.18 overall choose in the 2008 NFL Draft. A very low-profile quarterback out of Delaware, the only other very first-spherical quarterback in that draft was Boston College’s Matt Ryan at No. 3 to the Atlanta Flacons.
September 7, 2008: Flacco’s very first-job activity as the Ravens’ QB. Finishing 15-of-29 attempts for 129 yards, the rookie led his crew to a 17-10 earn in excess of the division rival Cincinnati Bengals. In the earn, Flacco also recorded his very first-job hurrying touchdown on a job-long 38-property run. It was also the longest hurrying TD by a rookie quarterback in their debut.
January 2009: Following finishing the 2008 period 11-5 and 2nd in the AFC North, Flacco led the Ravens previous the Miami Dolphins in the AFC Wild Card Round and past the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Round just before getting rid of to the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-14 in the AFC Championship Round. It was the very first time because the 2000 period the Ravens advanced to the meeting championship activity. Flacco finished his rookie period with 2,791 yards, 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.
2009 season: Flacco became the fourth setting up QB because the 1970 merger to access the playoffs in their very first two seasons. Simply beating the Patriots on the road, 33-14, the Ravens misplaced to the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Divisional Round, 20-3.
2010 period: Flacco became the Ravens’ all-time chief in just about every key passing classification, throwing for 3,622 yards and 25 touchdowns with a job-high 93.6 QB score. Finishing the period 12-4, the crew misplaced in the AFC Divisional Round to the Steelers.
November 6, 2011: With 2:24 left in the fourth quarter and trailing 20-16, Flacco and the Ravens orchestrated a 92-property travel to stun the Steelers at Heinz Area. Torrey Smith’s 26-property touchdown pass with 8 seconds remaining to seal the offer will go down as one particular of the very best drives in Flacco’s background.
2011 playoffs: Flacco became the very first quarterback since the 1970 merger to commence a playoff activity in his very first 4 seasons and earn a activity every single of individuals a long time. Finishing the season 312-of-542 for 3,610 yards, 20 touchdowns and 12 interceptions, the Ravens misplaced in the AFC Championship Round to the Patriots in heartbreaking trend soon after kicker Billy Cundiff skipped a activity-tying subject aim endeavor.
2012 period: En route to winning Tremendous Bowl XLVII and Tremendous Bowl MVP, Flacco was 317-of-531 for 3,817 yards, 22 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Mounting one particular of the most memorable playoff operates ever, the QB was 73-of-126 for 1,140 yards and a 117.2 QB score, becoming the 2nd QB in NFL postseason background to toss 11 touchdowns and zero interceptions. In what will reportedly now be his new house, Flacco experienced one particular of the most memorable moments of his job in the ‘Mile High Miracle.’
2013 period: In 16 online games, Flacco set job-highs in attempts (614) and completions (362) and became the very first participant in franchise background to toss for 20,000 yards.
2014 period: Flacco started off all 16 online games for the seventh-consecutive period and set job-highs in passing yards (3,986) and touchdown passes (27). He became the very first QB in NFL background to access the postseason in 6 of his very first 7 a long time, with the Ravens offense environment a franchise single-period history in yards and details-scored, ranking eighth in the league.
2015 period: Throwing for 2,791 yards and 14 touchdowns in the very first 10 online games, Flacco sustained a period-ending knee damage in opposition to the then St. Louis Rams. The damage brought an end to his 122-consecutive typical period commence streak, the sixth longest in NFL background moving into 2018.
2016 period: Flacco threw for a single-period franchise history 4,317 yards in 2016 and set job highs in attempts (672), completions (436) and completion percentage (64.9). He also posted 4 300-property passing online games and 20 touchdowns, including a job-long 95-yarder to wide receiver Mike Wallace 7 days 9 in opposition to the Steelers.
2017 period: Flacco’s 3,141 yards and 18 touchdowns aided the Ravens have the ninth rated details for every activity offense (29.4). Their postseason hopes came to a dramatic end with seconds to spare 7 days 17 in opposition to the Bengals.
2018 period: Flacco was 232-of-379 for 2,465 yards and 12 touchdowns before injuring his hip Week 9 in opposition to the Steelers. The QB would go on to overlook 4 online games just before getting rid of the setting up position to rookie Lamar Jackson.
February 13, 2019: The Ravens reportedly agree to trade Flacco to the Broncos in exchange for a fourth-spherical choose.
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