Report: Joe Flacco undergoing tests to determine severity of injury

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Joe Flacco is undergoing tests to determine the severity of his hip injury, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports.

Flacco injured his hip on the opening series of Sunday’s loss to the Steelers. He played all 61 snaps but spent much of the first half stretching and in obvious discomfort, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic.

The Ravens quarterback downplayed the injury after the game.

Baltimore has an open date this week, but if Flacco can’t play, rookie Lamar Jackson would make his first start in a critical showdown with the Bengals.

Flacco, 33, has missed only six games in his 11-year career, starting the past 41 games.

He has 12 touchdown passes and six interceptions, and his 84.2 passer rating ranks 26th in the NFL.

31 responses to “Report: Joe Flacco undergoing tests to determine severity of injury

  1. Flacco and Eli Manning will be kidnapped by their own teammates and sent adrift on those giant import-export ships with the metal containers. Never to be heard from until Atchie can arrange for tyeir return the following pffseason.

  2. Jackson will lead the Ravens to an ugly victory over the Bangels. This is a team Joe has had problems playing against. Once that happens the Ravens will never look to Joe for another start. This is the beginning of the end for Joe Flacco in Baltimore. See you next year in Jacksonville or Arizona as the week one starter. Thanks for the memories and a Super Bowl, Sincerely a Ravens Fan.

  3. Have loved what Flacco brought to this team, but at this point what he is now bringing is 9-7 or 8-8, over and over. Let’s see if Jackson sparks a couple extra, unexpected wins somehow.

  4. flaccodelic says:
    November 9, 2018 at 8:15 pm
    Have loved what Flacco brought to this team, but at this point what he is now bringing is 9-7 or 8-8, over and over. Let’s see if Jackson sparks a couple extra, unexpected wins somehow.
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    Ravens have overall been below .500 (44-48) since the SB and his record breaking paydeal 6yrs ago (and record-setting 2016 extension). He never brought them anything except a cap headache. And defense was what made Ravens above .500 in the first half of his career 84.1 passer rating.

  5. So what exactly is the point of having RG3 on your roster then.. lmao

    Cut the dude, let him sign somewhere like Arizona,NY jets/giants,Oakland,Miami,or San fran where they could actually use the guy

  6. 84.2 QB Passer Rating w/ just 12TDs to 6INTs in 9 games? That’s freaking horrible especially considering the weapons Joe Flacco has around him especially in todays NFL where the rules are rigged to favor NFL offenses. That is not very effective at all, now I can see why the Ravens are looking to replace him and find a new starting QB.

  7. bmoreravenfan says:
    November 9, 2018 at 7:50 pm
    Jackson will lead the Ravens to an ugly victory over the Bangels. This is a team Joe has had problems playing against. Once that happens the Ravens will never look to Joe for another start. This is the beginning of the end for Joe Flacco in Baltimore. See you next year in Jacksonville or Arizona as the week one starter. Thanks for the memories and a Super Bowl, Sincerely a Ravens Fan.
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    Joe Flacco wont be starting any games next season in Arizona that’s for sure. They most definitely do not want him. Unlike Baltimore Arizona has their QB of the future on the roster in QB Josh Rosen who’s going to be an excellent NFL QB for a long time to come. Flacco may end up in JAX or San Fran, maybe New York but it wont be Arizona.

  8. Following Dennis Pita down the hip road to retirement? Hope not. Joe Cool was a breath of fresh air after the Kyle Boller days and will be remebered fondly in Baltimore. But watching the same mediocre play since the Super Bowl and his lack of off the field work that separates players from leaders has brought us to the post-joe era.

    Hope you walk away healthy at year end and enjoy a long and happy post NFL life.

  9. The Ravens are giving Flacco an honorable way out. Not embarrassing someone who has led them to a Superbowl win by benching him for a rookie.

    And that is fine. Flacco will get another job next year, mentoring a rookie in New York, Denver or Jacksonville for a few months. THen show up in a year or two broadcasting.

  10. Ravens fans pontificating. Bengals don’t do much, but they do beat the Ravens like a drum. They are to the Ravens what the Steelers are to the Bengals. Lamar Jackson will be one fun player to watch – but he isn’t beating the Bengals. Ravens have dropped 8 of the last 10 in this matchup.

  11. Jackson doesn’t have the arm strength to be an NFL QB. I have no idea what people see in him. He will be hurt trying a run option within 3 games of him starting.

  12. That’s a scary thought. Action Jackson will change the face of the Ravens and give them an explosive offense for once.

  13. Joe is closer to the end then the beginning. If Jackson gets the start and plays well he’s done

  14. It’s not a bad schedule to see what Lamar Jackson can do. If the injury is severe and Jackson takes advantage of could be the end for Flacco… The only certainty is they needed to stop the experimenting with both QBs, and it shouldn’t have to taken an injury to get to this point

  15. It’s not a bad schedule to see what Lamar Jackson can do and if the injury is severe and Jackson takes advantage this could be the end for Flacco. The only certainty is they needed to stop the experimenting with both QBs and it shouldn’t have taken an injury to get to this point

  16. Add the Ravens as the next Team caught up in the: “We’re so excited to have a mobile QB – oh, but wait, mobile QBs run too much, that’s dangerous – lets try to make him a pocket passer” quagmire. Ironically, they have RGIII on the roster, who happens to be the perfect example of what happens to mobile QB’s.

  17. What is the requirement of a team to announce the injury status of their starting QB? Could they have waited until they returned to practice next week? Could they have waited until game day?
    If so, the Ravens may have given the Bengals too much notice.

  18. Actually I started reading the NFL Personnel Injury Report Policy. I don’t think the Ravens were required to disclose this injury until next week, because we din’t practice nor do we have a game this week.

  19. NHPats says:
    November 10, 2018 at 12:27 am
    That’s a scary thought. Action Jackson will change the face of the Ravens and give them an explosive offense for once.

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    I wish my Dolphins drafted Jackson…..God knows we haven’t had any talent at QB since Dan Marino and our crappy coach couldn’t even win with him

  20. buckethead1 says:
    November 10, 2018 at 11:30 am
    Steelers crapping on the AFC North as usual…

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    True….but when was the last time my Dolphins didn’t play like crap?

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