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AFC North Preview -- 2013
The Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl ... then promptly let a number of players leave, many on the defensive side. Will this open things up for the longtime division stalwart Pittsburgh Steelers or the upstart Cincinnati Bengals?
It's been a good past few months for Joe Flacco -- he won a Super Bowl, silenced legions of detractors, and signed a humongous contract. Now, he'll be portraying NFL legend Johnny Unitas for part of a movie about Unitas' life. Not everyone is happy with that casting choice, however -- Unitas' oldest son called Flacco a ''goofball'' and said the movie (which is being co-produced by Unitas' son from his second marriage) should have gone with Peyton Manning. We're not sure about Flacco's acting ability, but we're positive that it's better when the actor portraying an athlete possesses at least a modicum of athletic ability.
Joe Flacco made a case for a new contract with his postseason performance, culminating in a Super Bowl win and MVP honors. Now the Ravens decide how much money they should pay their quarterback. Is he worth as much as Tom Brady, Drew Brees and the Manning brothers? Will the Ravens be able to pay Flacco elite QB money and maintain a championship-level roster under the salary cap?
Joe Flacco threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns in Super Bowl XLVII, earning not only Super Bowl MVP honors but likely a big paycheck in the offseason. Should the Ravens' QB now be considered among the top signal-callers in the league? And how much should Baltimore be prepared to dish out in financial compensation? Cast your votes!
Most Valuable Player
Flacco's three TDs got him the MVP trophy, but was someone else on the Ravens more deserving?
One and done?
The Ravens went 12 years between Super Bowl titles. Will Flacco help them get back sooner?
Can't spell ELITE with JOE?
Flacco once said he thought he was the best quarterback in the NFL. He backed up his words on Sunday, but did it change your opinion of him?