Joe Flacco started the season saying he was the best quarterback in the National Football League. He ended it as the most valuable player in the Super Bowl, staving off a comeback by the San Francisco 49ers that began after a power failure at the Superdome delayed the game.
Joe Flacco could lead the Baltimore Ravens to their second Super Bowl title, never miss a throw and win the Most Valuable Player award, and it won’t change his contract negotiations one bit, team executives and analysts said.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco agreed to a six-year, $120.6 million contract, making him the highest-paid player in National Football League history, ESPN reported, citing a person familiar with the negotiations.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco cashed in on his championship season by signing the richest contract in National Football League history -- a six- year, $120.6 million deal that includes a $29 million signing bonus and $52 million in guaranteed money.
Greg Cosell, a senior producer at NFL Films Inc. and a nephew of the late sportscaster Howard Cosell, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital With Al Hunt,” airing this weekend before Sunday night’s Super Bowl in New Orleans, that he expects the Baltimore Ravens to defeat the San Francisco 49ers in a defense-minded football championship game.
By the time former Phoenix Suns executive Rick Welts’s I-am-gay announcement appeared on the front page of the May 15, 2011, New York Times, he already had revealed his secret to friends, co-workers and business associates.