Joe Flacco officially traded to Broncos

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The Joe Flacco era in Baltimore is officially over.

Flacco, the Super Bowl XLVII MVP, has been traded to the Broncos. The trade had already been agreed upon but only became official with the start of the league year.

Any time a player has won a Super Bowl MVP award, his tenure with his team has to be considered a success. But after the Ravens gave Flacco a huge contract following that Super Bowl, he never came particularly close to replicating that success.

Now the Broncos will hope Flacco can regain some of the old magic — and perhaps serve as a veteran mentor to a rookie quarterback.

5 responses to “Joe Flacco officially traded to Broncos

  1. To be fair to Flacco hasn’t really had a group of receivers like he did in that Super Bowl, since. I mean, Anquan Boldin, Jacoby Jones, and Torrey Smith were solid at the time. You add Ed Dickson, and Pitta on top of that, and he had quite a few options. Baltimore never really gave him a true #1 receiver after that, other than the first year Steve Smith was there.

  2. Dumb move by Elway. I can’t wait to see what he has to say in October when he realizes Jumpball Joe’s best days are far behind him. Why else did the Ravens cut him loose when they replaced him with a running QB?

  3. Elway can’t win with some of you guys. The man has tried to land a franchise QB via the draft, but the whole thing is a crap shoot. There’s no telling who’s going to make it and who isn’t until the player get in the games. Otherwise 32 teams wouldn’t have passed on Brady six times each.

    Bottom-lining it, there are only a dozen Franchise QB’s in the league and right now the Broncs are one of the outsiders. That is not Elway’s fault.

    Last year he had his best draft so lets see what happens this year.

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