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Joe Flacco
QB #5
Height:
6-6
Weight:
245
Age:
29
College:
Delaware
Hometown:
Audubon, NJ
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2013):

TDS
19
INT
22
YDS
3,912
RTG
73.1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,869 3,103 21,545 6.9 121 78 222 1,542 83.7 228 561 2.5 8 56 20
2013 BAL 16 16 362 614 3,912 6.4 19 22 48 324 73.1 27 131 4.9 1 8 2
2012 BAL 16 16 317 531 3,817 7.2 22 10 35 227 87.7 32 22 0.7 3 9 4
2011 BAL 16 16 312 542 3,610 6.7 20 12 31 203 80.9 39 88 2.3 1 11 6
2010 BAL 16 16 306 489 3,622 7.4 25 10 40 294 93.6 43 84 2 1 9 4
2009 BAL 16 16 315 499 3,613 7.2 21 12 36 218 88.9 35 56 1.6 0 8 2
2008 BAL 16 16 257 428 2,971 6.9 14 12 32 276 80.3 52 180 3.5 2 11 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @DEN L 27-49 34 62 54.8 362 5.8 2 2 4 27 69.4 -- -- -- -- 1 0
2 CLE W 14-6 22 33 66.7 211 6.4 1 0 2 14 94.4 4 6 1.5 0 -- --
3 HOU W 30-9 16 24 66.7 171 7.1 0 0 2 10 87.3 -- -- -- -- 1 0
4 @BUF L 20-23 25 50 50 347 6.9 2 5 4 26 46.4 -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @MIA W 26-23 19 32 59.4 269 8.4 0 1 2 18 73.6 2 13 6.5 0 -- --
6 GB L 17-19 20 34 58.8 342 10.1 2 0 5 29 112.6 1 6 6 0 2 1
7 @PIT L 16-19 24 34 70.6 215 6.3 1 0 1 10 97.1 2 14 7 0 -- --
9 @CLE L 18-24 24 41 58.5 250 6.1 2 1 5 27 82.4 3 25 8.3 0 -- --
10 CIN W 20-17 20 36 55.6 140 3.9 2 2 5 36 60 1 4 4 0 1 1
11 @CHI L 20-23 17 31 54.8 162 5.2 1 2 3 19 53.4 4 20 5 0 1 0
12 NYJ W 19-3 17 26 65.4 273 10.5 1 1 4 28 97.1 -- -- -- -- -- --
13 PIT W 22-20 24 35 68.6 251 7.2 1 0 2 14 98.6 4 7 1.8 0 1 0
14 MIN W 29-26 28 50 56 245 4.9 3 3 2 17 64.2 1 22 22 0 -- --
15 @DET W 18-16 20 38 52.6 222 5.8 0 0 1 7 70.3 2 13 6.5 0 1 0
16 NE L 7-41 22 38 57.9 260 6.8 0 2 4 25 56.9 2 0 -- 1 -- --
17 @CIN L 17-34 30 50 60 192 3.8 1 3 2 17 49.8 1 1 1 0 -- --

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Biography

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Joe Flacco re-signed (six-year contract) with the Ravens on 3/4/13...Originally selected by the Ravens in the first round (18th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft...Flacco became just the second NCAA Division I FCS (formerly I-AA) QB ever selected in the first round and the first since QB Steve McNair (Alcorn State) was the third-overall pick by Houston in 1995.

Honors

• Super Bowl XLVII MVP
• Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Year (NFL.com fan vote) in 2008
• NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (November, 2008)
• USA Today’s All-Joe Team (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods) in 2009 and 2012
• AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 1, 2012)
• AFC Rookie of the Week (Week 17, 2008)
• FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week (Week 3, 2011; Week 3, 2012; Week 10, 2012)
• GMC “Never Say Never” Moment of the Week (Week 9, 2011)

Career

• Is the only starting QB in NFL history (since the 1970 merger) to win a playoff game in each of his first five seasons (2008-12)
• Is tied with Tom Brady for the most playoff victories (9) in a QB’s first five seasons
• Is the Ravens’ all-time leading passer in yards (17,633), TD passes (102), completions (1,507) and attempts (2,489) and is second in completion percentage (60.5)
• Flacco’s 63 wins (including playoffs) are the most by an NFL starting QB since 2008, when he entered the league
• His 93 NFL starts (including playoffs) are the most to begin a career by a QB in NFL history...Flacco has produced 63 wins in those contests
• Became the first rookie QB in NFL history to win two playoff games in the 2008 Divisional Playoff win at Ten. (1/10/09)
• The tandem of John Harbaugh and Flacco, which in 2008 set the NFL record for most wins ever (13, including playoffs) by a rookie head coach starting a rookie QB, now own the league mark for earning the playoffs in their first five seasons
• Set the Ravens’ single-season record for completion percentage (63.1) in 2009 and QB rating (93.6) in 2010, while his 25 passing TDs in 2010 and 3,817 passing yards in 2012 rank as the second-most in Ravens single-season history
• Owns the Ravens’ franchise record for 300-yard passing games (13)
• Became the second QB in NFL postseason history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs in 2012
• Ravens set a franchise record for fewest turnovers with 16 in 2012
• Flacco has led the Ravens to 33 career regular season wins at home, tied for the most among NFL starting quarterbacks since 2008 (Matt Ryan)
• In each of the past four seasons (2009-12), Flacco and Aaron Rodgers are the only NFL quarterbacks to throw for at least 3,600 yards and 20 TDs while posting 12 INTs or less
• Among all NFL quarterbacks since 2008, Flacco has produced an NFL-high 27 total road wins (including playoffs)...Eli Manning and Aaron Rodgers are second with 24 road wins during that span

2012: (16/16, 4/4) Led the Ravens to their second World Championship after a second-straight AFC North division title...Named Super Bowl XLVII MVP and earned USA Today’s All-Joe Team honors (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods) after starting all 16 games and posting career highs in passing yards (3,817 - second in franchise history: Vinny Testaverde, 4,177 in 1996) and completions (317 - second most in franchise history: Testaverde, 325 in 1996), while  throwing 22 TD passes... Ravens scored the most points (398) in franchise history and posted the second-most total yards (5,640) in team history (5,723 in 1996)...Ravens set a team record for fewest turnovers in a single season (16)...Also rushed for a careerhigh 3 TDs

• Completed 69.4% of his passes (25 of 36) for 309 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 114.2 QB rating, as part of an offense that posted a season-high 533 yards (224 rushing and 309 passing), the third-highest output in team history, in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)...Flacco tied a franchise record (Vinny Testaverde, 1996) with his fifth 300-yard passing game of the season (franchise-leading 13th of his career)
• Threw his 100th-career TD pass, when went 20-of-40 for 254 yards, including 2 TDs, in game 14 vs. Den. (12/16)
• Completed 30 of 51 passes for 355 yards, 1 TD and no INTs in the 16-13 overtime victory in game 11 at SD (11/25)... Flacco led the Ravens to 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter and overtime for the victory, including a 29- yard pass to RB Ray Rice, converting a fourth-and-29 in the fourth quarter that led to a game-tying FG six plays later... Led a 12-play, 69-yard drive in overtime, which culminated with a game-winning 38-yard FG with 1:07 remaining in the extra period
• Earned FedEx Air Player of the Week honors after leading the Ravens to a franchise-record 55 points, completing 21 of 33 passes (63.6%) for 341 yards (11th-career 300-yard game) and 3 TDs in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)...Also scored on a 1-yard plunge against the Raiders
• Was 28-of-46 for 356 yards, while crossing the 15,000-yard mark, with 1 TD in  game 4 vs. Cle. (9/27)
• Completed 28 of 39 passes for 382 yards (third-highest total of his career and fourth most in team history) and 3 TDs in game 3 vs. NE (9/23)...Flacco led the Ravens to 503 total yards (third most in franchise history) and four scoring drives of at least 80 yards...With his 382 yards, Flacco became the Ravens’ all-time leader in 300-yard passing games (9)
• In four playoff games, completed 73 of 126 passes for 1,140 yards, 11 TDs and 0 INTs for a 117.2 QB rating... Became just the second QB in NFL postseason history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs...Helped the Ravens’ offense average 410.3 yards and 31 points per game during the playoffs
• Earned MVP honors after completing 66.7% of his passes (22 of 33) for 287 yards, 3 TDs and 0 INTs in the 34-31 victory in Super Bowl XLVII vs. SF (2/3/13)...Led the Ravens on 3 TD drives and converted 56% of the team’s third downs (9 of 16) against the 49ers...Flacco tied Tom Brady for the most playoff wins (9) by a QB in his first five seasons
• Completed 21 of 36 passes for 240 yards, 3 TDs and no INTs for a 106.3 QB rating in the 28-13 victory in the AFC Championship at NE (1/20/13)
• Established Ravens single-game postseason records in passing yards (331) and passing TDs (3) for a 116.2 QB rating in the 38-35 double-overtime win in the Divisional game at Den. (1/12/13)...Led the Ravens on 3 scoring drives of at least 50 yards (94, 58 and 77), including his 15th-career game-winning drive in the fourth quarter/OT (second in the playoffs)...His fourth-quarter 70-yard gametying TD pass to WR Jacoby Jones is also a postseason franchise record
• Posted a franchise postseason-record 125.6 QB rating (12-of-23 for 282 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs) in the Wild Card game vs. Ind. (1/6/13)...Averaged 23.5 yards per completion, with 7 of his completions gaining at least 20 yards (longs of 50, 47 and 46)

2011: (16/16, 2/2) Led the Ravens to the AFC North Division title and conference title game, completing 312 of 542 passes for 3,610 yards, 20 TDs and 12 INTs...Also carried the ball 39 times for 88 yards and 1 TD...Set single-game career highs in completions (31 vs. Ari. 10/30), attempts (52 at Sea. 11/13/11), passing yards (389 at STL 9/25/11) and long gain (74t at STL 9/25/11)

  • Completed a season-high 74.2% of his passes (23 of 31) for 227 yards and 2 TDs in the 24-10 victory in game 13 vs. Ind. (12/11)
  • Led the Ravens on a 13-play, 92-yard game-winning drive, throwing a 26-yard TD pass to WR Torrey Smith with 8 seconds remaining in the 23-20 win in game 8 at Pit. (11/6)...Finished the game 28-of-47 for 300 yards, 1 TD and no INTs...Flacco became the second Ravens QB ever (Vinny Testaverde in 1996) to post back-to-back 300-yard passing games...Ravens’ game-winning drive earned Flacco the GMC “Never Say Never” Moment of the Week, voted by the fans on NFL.com
  • Established career highs in completions (31) and attempts (51- since broken) for 336 yards in the 30-27 victory in game 7 vs. Ari. (10/30)...Flacco led the Ravens on 4 scoring drives in 7 second-half possessions, leading the Ravens back from a 21-point deficit, the biggest comeback in franchise history
  • Earned FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week honors after he threw for a career-high 389 yards and 3 TDs, leading the Ravens to a franchise-record 553 total yards in the 37-7 victory in game 3 at STL (9/25)...Flacco also tossed a career-long 74-yard TD to WR Torrey Smith (Smith’s first-career catch) against the Rams
  • Completed 17 of 29 passes for 224 yards, 3 TDs and no INTs for a 117.6 QB rating in the 35-7 victory in the season opener vs. Pit. (9/11)...Led the Ravens on 6 scoring drives (4 TDs and 2 FGs) against the Steelers
  • Completed 36 of 63 passes for 482 yards, 4 TDs and just 1 INT for a 96.1 QB rating in two playoff games
  • Completed 22 of 36 passes for a postseason franchise-record 306 yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT for an offense that produced a playoff franchise-record 398 yards in the AFC Championship at NE (1/22/12)
  • Completed 14 of 27 passes for 176 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs (97.1 QB rating) in the 20-13 victory in the Divisional Playoff vs. Hou. (1/15/12)...Flacco is the first QB in NFL history (since the 1970 merger) to start a playoff game in each of his first four seasons and to win a playoff contest in each year

2010: (16/16, 2/2) Completed 62.6% of his passes (306 of 489) while setting career highs with 3,622 passing yards, 25 TDs and a 93.6 QB rating...Became the Ravens’ all-time leader in every major passing category in 2010: yards (10,206), TD passes (60), completions (878) and attempts (1,416)

  • Became the first player in Ravens history to throw for 10,000 yards (finished the game with 10,081), completing 63.2% of his passes for 102 yards and 2 TDs in game 15 at Cle. (12/26)...Became the sixth player in NFL history to throw for 10,000 yards in his first three seasons
  • Passed Vinny Testaverde for the most TD passes in franchise history when he threw his 52nd-career TD pass (finished the game with 53 career TD passes) in game 11 vs. TB (11/28)...Was 25-of-35 (71%) for 289 yards and 2 TDs for a 103.2 QB rating, his fifth 100-plus rating in his last six games (posted a 99.5 rating against Atlanta)
  • Passed Kyle Boller (746) for the most pass completions in franchise history with his 754th completion when he was 22 of 34 for 215 yards, with 3 TDs and an INT in game 9 at Atl. (11/11)...Led TD scoring drives of 65, 75 and 72 in the second half against the Falcons
  • Completed a career-high 77.1% of his passes - min. 25 completions - (27 of 35) for 285 yards, 2 TDs for a 119.3 QB rating in game 6 at NE (10/17)...With his 285 yards, Flacco became the Ravens’ all-time leading passer (7,985 yards in 38 career games), surpassing Kyle Boller (7,846)
    • Led the Ravens to his sixth-career fourth-quarter or overtime comeback victory, throwing a TD pass to T.J. Houshmandzadeh with 32 seconds remaining for the 17-14 victory in game 4 at Pit. (10/3)...Completed 64.9% of his passes for 256 yards, 1 TD and 1 INT against the Steelers
    • Started both postseason games and completed 64.1% of his passes (41 of 64) for 390 yards, 3 TDs and 1 INT for a 90.0 QB rating
    • Set postseason franchise records in several categories, completing 73.5% of his passes (25 of 34) for 265 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 115.4 QB rating in the 30-7 victory in the Wild Card Game at KC (1/9/11)...Also Led the Ravens on six scoring drives, including four in the second half

2009: (16/16, 2/2) Became the fourth starting QB since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to reach the playoffs in his first two NFL seasons (Ben Roethlisberger, Bernie Kosar and Dan Marino)…Named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods)...Completed 315 of 499 passes (63.1%) for 3,613 yards for an 88.9 QB rating, while  leading the Ravens to the playoffs for the second-consecutive season...Tallied three 300-yard passing games (third most in Ravens single-season history)

  • Posted career highs in TDs (4) and QB rating (135.6), completing 72.4% of his passes (21 of 29) for 234 yards and no INTs in the 31-7 victory in game 14 vs. Chi. (12/20)
  • Posted a then-career-high 120.8 QB rating, completing 13 of 20 attempts (65%) for 230 yards, 1 TD and no INTs in the 48-3 win in game 13 vs. Det. (12/13)...Led the Ravens on seven scoring drives, including 5 for 60 yards or more against the Lions as part of a then-franchise-record 548 total yards
  • Completed 20 of 25 passes, including his last 14, for a career-high and franchise-record-tying 80% completion mark for 175 yards, 1 TD, no INTs and a 109.2 QB rating in the 30-7 victory in game 7 vs. Den. (11/1)...The 14 straight completions set a franchise record, breaking his own mark (12) at Ind. (10/5/08)...Led the Ravens in converting 11 of 18 third downs, including six in the second half against a Denver team that had only given up two (second half) in the previous six games
  • Completed 65% of his passes, tying a career high with 28 completions (on 43 attempts) for a career-best 385 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 109.2 QB rating in game 6 at Min. (10/18)
  • Went 25-of-35 passing (71.4%) for a then-career-high 342 yards, including a career-long 72-yard TD strike to WR Derrick Mason, as part of 479 yards racked up by the Ravens’ offense in game 3 vs. Cle. (9/27).

2008: (16/16, 3/3) Earned the 2008 Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Year Award (NFL.com fan vote), connecting on 60% of his passes (257 of 428) for 2,971 yards, 14 TDs and 12 INTs for an 80.3 rating (sixth-highest single-season rating in Ravens history)...Also rushed 52 times for 180 yards and 2 TDs, including a career-long 38-yard TD scamper...Also pulled in a 43-yard reception from Troy Smith while leading the Ravens to an 11-5 record...Became the first rookie QB in NFL history to win two playoff games, leading the Ravens to their first AFC Championship game since 2000...Finished the postseason 33-of-75 for 437 yards, 1 TD and 3 INTs..Also rushed 12 times for 5 yards, including a 5-yard TD, during the playoffs...Posted an 89.4 QB rating, completing 11 of 22 for 161 yards and his first-career playoff TD pass (postseason career-long 48-yard strike) and no INTs in the Divisional Playoff at Ten. (1/10/09)

  • Connected on 73.9% of his passes (17 of 23) for 297 yards, earning AFC Rookie of the Week honors after posting a 115.8 QB rating in the 27-7 victory in game 16 vs. Jax. (12/28)
  • Started his first-career NFL game and led the Ravens to a 17-10 win by completing 15 of 29 attempts for 129 yards in game 1 vs. Cin. (9/7)...Flacco also rushed 4 times for 37 yards, including his first-career rushing TD on a career-long 38-yard run against the Bengals...The scoring run was the longest in NFL history by a QB making his debut

College: Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and Pro Football Weekly as a senior...Started all 26 games in which he played at Delaware after transferring from Pittsburgh...In two seasons, Flacco set 20 Delaware records, including career marks for completions (595) and attempts (938) and season records for completions (331), attempts (521) and yards (4,263)...Also left Delaware holding career marks for yards passing per game (284.2), 200-yard passing games (21), consecutive 200-yard passing games (15), 300-yard passing games (11), 200-yard passing games in a season (13), 300-yard passing games in a season (7), total plays (585), total offense (4,285) and total offense per game (285.7)...Also set game records for completions (40) and attempts (51), consecutive pass attempts without an INT (212), yards passing per game (271.0), pass completion pct. (.634), and total offense per game (273.9)...Finished his career ranked No. 2 all time at Delaware in career passing yards (7,046)...Also tossed 41 TDs against just 15 INTs and rushed for 76 yards and 9 TDs for the Blue Hens...Finished Delaware career as one of three QBs in Atlantic Ten Conference/CAA history to throw for at least 4,000 yards in a single season...Named ECAC All-East Player of the Year and CAA co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2007...Was also an All-Eastern College Athletic Conference and All-Colonial Athletic Association first-team pick after leading his team to a 11-4 record and a berth in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision National Championship game...Started all 15 games and connected on 331 of 521 passes (63.5%) for a school-record 4,263 yards, 23 TDs and just 5 INTs...Posted two 400-yard performances as a senior...Threw a school-record 212 straight passes without an INT to close out his career...Threw for a career-high 434 yards and 4 TDs on 30-of-41 passing against Navy...Earned the starting job at QB and started all 11 games, throwing for 2,783 yards and 18 TDs on 264-of-417 passing after transferring from Pittsburgh as a junior in 2006...Participated in fall drills after transferring from Pittsburgh in August, but did not see game action in 2005...Saw action in three games as a backup QB and completed 1 of 4 passes for 11 yards for Pittsburgh in 2004...Played in the fourth quarter against South Florida, completing 1 of 4 passes for 11 yards...Redshirted as a freshman at Pittsburgh in 2003...Majored in accounting.

High School, Personal: Prepped at Audubon (NJ) HS and was a two-time New Jersey All-Group II, first-team All- South Jersey and All-Colonial Conference honoree...Named the Colonial Conference Athlete of the Year and South Jersey Touchdown Club Offensive Back of the Year as a senior in 2002...Was a three-year starter at QB, throwing for 5,137 yards (fourth-most in South Jersey history)...Threw for 2,020 yards as a senior, including a single-game South Jersey record of 471... Was a South Jersey Touchdown Club first-team All-Academic honoree and the Courier Post Scholar Athlete of the Year... Also played basketball and baseball, leading his team to the
state baseball title...Flacco’s father, Stephen, played football and baseball at the University of Pennsylvania (1979-83)...His brother, Mike, was drafted by the Orioles in the 31st round of the 2009 MLB Draft...Brother, John, is a WR at Stanford... Married his high school sweetheart, Dana Grady, in June 2011...Joe and Dana have a son, Stephen (1).

Community: Serves as a spokesperson for the Baltimore Humane Society to help save the lives of pets in peril… Provides substantial support to Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD)...Participated in the Polar Bear Plunge (2009-2012), benefiting the nonprofit that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities… Has attended the Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games Opening Ceremonies, leading the athletes in their “Athlete Oath” prior to the competitions...In 2010, visited with SOMD athletes at the Ravens’ flag football exhibition...In Oct. 2012, Flacco and teammates visited with patients at Franklin Square Medical Center currently undergoing  treatment for breast cancer...The players signed autographs and distributed pink footballs and hats...Supports Ravens players’ charitable outreach, including the Lardarius Webb Charity Softball Game, Matt Birk’s Celebrity Server Night, Vonta Leach’s Celebrity Billiards Tournament and Jameel McClain’s Thanksgiving Dinner at the Salvation Army...Also, annually supports Ravens’ team events, including the Union Memorial Hospital visit (2010), Helping Up Mission coat distribution to homeless men (2010) and the All Community Team Auction Party (2009,  2011, 2012).

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Joe Flacco re-signed (six-year contract) with the Ravens on 3/4/13...Originally selected by the Ravens in the first round (18th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft...Flacco became just the second NCAA Division I FCS (formerly I-AA) QB ever selected in the first round and the first since QB Steve McNair (Alcorn State) was the third-overall pick by Houston in 1995.

Honors

• Super Bowl XLVII MVP
• Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Year (NFL.com fan vote) in 2008
• NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (November, 2008)
• USA Today’s All-Joe Team (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods) in 2009 and 2012
• AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 1, 2012)
• AFC Rookie of the Week (Week 17, 2008)
• FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week (Week 3, 2011; Week 3, 2012; Week 10, 2012)
• GMC “Never Say Never” Moment of the Week (Week 9, 2011)

Career

• Is the only starting QB in NFL history (since the 1970 merger) to win a playoff game in each of his first five seasons (2008-12)
• Is tied with Tom Brady for the most playoff victories (9) in a QB’s first five seasons
• Is the Ravens’ all-time leading passer in yards (17,633), TD passes (102), completions (1,507) and attempts (2,489) and is second in completion percentage (60.5)
• Flacco’s 63 wins (including playoffs) are the most by an NFL starting QB since 2008, when he entered the league
• His 93 NFL starts (including playoffs) are the most to begin a career by a QB in NFL history...Flacco has produced 63 wins in those contests
• Became the first rookie QB in NFL history to win two playoff games in the 2008 Divisional Playoff win at Ten. (1/10/09)
• The tandem of John Harbaugh and Flacco, which in 2008 set the NFL record for most wins ever (13, including playoffs) by a rookie head coach starting a rookie QB, now own the league mark for earning the playoffs in their first five seasons
• Set the Ravens’ single-season record for completion percentage (63.1) in 2009 and QB rating (93.6) in 2010, while his 25 passing TDs in 2010 and 3,817 passing yards in 2012 rank as the second-most in Ravens single-season history
• Owns the Ravens’ franchise record for 300-yard passing games (13)
• Became the second QB in NFL postseason history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs in 2012
• Ravens set a franchise record for fewest turnovers with 16 in 2012
• Flacco has led the Ravens to 33 career regular season wins at home, tied for the most among NFL starting quarterbacks since 2008 (Matt Ryan)
• In each of the past four seasons (2009-12), Flacco and Aaron Rodgers are the only NFL quarterbacks to throw for at least 3,600 yards and 20 TDs while posting 12 INTs or less
• Among all NFL quarterbacks since 2008, Flacco has produced an NFL-high 27 total road wins (including playoffs)...Eli Manning and Aaron Rodgers are second with 24 road wins during that span

2012: (16/16, 4/4) Led the Ravens to their second World Championship after a second-straight AFC North division title...Named Super Bowl XLVII MVP and earned USA Today’s All-Joe Team honors (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods) after starting all 16 games and posting career highs in passing yards (3,817 - second in franchise history: Vinny Testaverde, 4,177 in 1996) and completions (317 - second most in franchise history: Testaverde, 325 in 1996), while  throwing 22 TD passes... Ravens scored the most points (398) in franchise history and posted the second-most total yards (5,640) in team history (5,723 in 1996)...Ravens set a team record for fewest turnovers in a single season (16)...Also rushed for a careerhigh 3 TDs

• Completed 69.4% of his passes (25 of 36) for 309 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 114.2 QB rating, as part of an offense that posted a season-high 533 yards (224 rushing and 309 passing), the third-highest output in team history, in the 33-14 victory in game 15 vs. NYG (12/23)...Flacco tied a franchise record (Vinny Testaverde, 1996) with his fifth 300-yard passing game of the season (franchise-leading 13th of his career)
• Threw his 100th-career TD pass, when went 20-of-40 for 254 yards, including 2 TDs, in game 14 vs. Den. (12/16)
• Completed 30 of 51 passes for 355 yards, 1 TD and no INTs in the 16-13 overtime victory in game 11 at SD (11/25)... Flacco led the Ravens to 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter and overtime for the victory, including a 29- yard pass to RB Ray Rice, converting a fourth-and-29 in the fourth quarter that led to a game-tying FG six plays later... Led a 12-play, 69-yard drive in overtime, which culminated with a game-winning 38-yard FG with 1:07 remaining in the extra period
• Earned FedEx Air Player of the Week honors after leading the Ravens to a franchise-record 55 points, completing 21 of 33 passes (63.6%) for 341 yards (11th-career 300-yard game) and 3 TDs in game 9 vs. Oak. (11/11)...Also scored on a 1-yard plunge against the Raiders
• Was 28-of-46 for 356 yards, while crossing the 15,000-yard mark, with 1 TD in  game 4 vs. Cle. (9/27)
• Completed 28 of 39 passes for 382 yards (third-highest total of his career and fourth most in team history) and 3 TDs in game 3 vs. NE (9/23)...Flacco led the Ravens to 503 total yards (third most in franchise history) and four scoring drives of at least 80 yards...With his 382 yards, Flacco became the Ravens’ all-time leader in 300-yard passing games (9)
• In four playoff games, completed 73 of 126 passes for 1,140 yards, 11 TDs and 0 INTs for a 117.2 QB rating... Became just the second QB in NFL postseason history (Joe Montana - 1989) to throw 11 TDs and 0 INTs...Helped the Ravens’ offense average 410.3 yards and 31 points per game during the playoffs
• Earned MVP honors after completing 66.7% of his passes (22 of 33) for 287 yards, 3 TDs and 0 INTs in the 34-31 victory in Super Bowl XLVII vs. SF (2/3/13)...Led the Ravens on 3 TD drives and converted 56% of the team’s third downs (9 of 16) against the 49ers...Flacco tied Tom Brady for the most playoff wins (9) by a QB in his first five seasons
• Completed 21 of 36 passes for 240 yards, 3 TDs and no INTs for a 106.3 QB rating in the 28-13 victory in the AFC Championship at NE (1/20/13)
• Established Ravens single-game postseason records in passing yards (331) and passing TDs (3) for a 116.2 QB rating in the 38-35 double-overtime win in the Divisional game at Den. (1/12/13)...Led the Ravens on 3 scoring drives of at least 50 yards (94, 58 and 77), including his 15th-career game-winning drive in the fourth quarter/OT (second in the playoffs)...His fourth-quarter 70-yard gametying TD pass to WR Jacoby Jones is also a postseason franchise record
• Posted a franchise postseason-record 125.6 QB rating (12-of-23 for 282 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs) in the Wild Card game vs. Ind. (1/6/13)...Averaged 23.5 yards per completion, with 7 of his completions gaining at least 20 yards (longs of 50, 47 and 46)

2011: (16/16, 2/2) Led the Ravens to the AFC North Division title and conference title game, completing 312 of 542 passes for 3,610 yards, 20 TDs and 12 INTs...Also carried the ball 39 times for 88 yards and 1 TD...Set single-game career highs in completions (31 vs. Ari. 10/30), attempts (52 at Sea. 11/13/11), passing yards (389 at STL 9/25/11) and long gain (74t at STL 9/25/11)

  • Completed a season-high 74.2% of his passes (23 of 31) for 227 yards and 2 TDs in the 24-10 victory in game 13 vs. Ind. (12/11)
  • Led the Ravens on a 13-play, 92-yard game-winning drive, throwing a 26-yard TD pass to WR Torrey Smith with 8 seconds remaining in the 23-20 win in game 8 at Pit. (11/6)...Finished the game 28-of-47 for 300 yards, 1 TD and no INTs...Flacco became the second Ravens QB ever (Vinny Testaverde in 1996) to post back-to-back 300-yard passing games...Ravens’ game-winning drive earned Flacco the GMC “Never Say Never” Moment of the Week, voted by the fans on NFL.com
  • Established career highs in completions (31) and attempts (51- since broken) for 336 yards in the 30-27 victory in game 7 vs. Ari. (10/30)...Flacco led the Ravens on 4 scoring drives in 7 second-half possessions, leading the Ravens back from a 21-point deficit, the biggest comeback in franchise history
  • Earned FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week honors after he threw for a career-high 389 yards and 3 TDs, leading the Ravens to a franchise-record 553 total yards in the 37-7 victory in game 3 at STL (9/25)...Flacco also tossed a career-long 74-yard TD to WR Torrey Smith (Smith’s first-career catch) against the Rams
  • Completed 17 of 29 passes for 224 yards, 3 TDs and no INTs for a 117.6 QB rating in the 35-7 victory in the season opener vs. Pit. (9/11)...Led the Ravens on 6 scoring drives (4 TDs and 2 FGs) against the Steelers
  • Completed 36 of 63 passes for 482 yards, 4 TDs and just 1 INT for a 96.1 QB rating in two playoff games
  • Completed 22 of 36 passes for a postseason franchise-record 306 yards, 2 TDs and 1 INT for an offense that produced a playoff franchise-record 398 yards in the AFC Championship at NE (1/22/12)
  • Completed 14 of 27 passes for 176 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs (97.1 QB rating) in the 20-13 victory in the Divisional Playoff vs. Hou. (1/15/12)...Flacco is the first QB in NFL history (since the 1970 merger) to start a playoff game in each of his first four seasons and to win a playoff contest in each year

2010: (16/16, 2/2) Completed 62.6% of his passes (306 of 489) while setting career highs with 3,622 passing yards, 25 TDs and a 93.6 QB rating...Became the Ravens’ all-time leader in every major passing category in 2010: yards (10,206), TD passes (60), completions (878) and attempts (1,416)

  • Became the first player in Ravens history to throw for 10,000 yards (finished the game with 10,081), completing 63.2% of his passes for 102 yards and 2 TDs in game 15 at Cle. (12/26)...Became the sixth player in NFL history to throw for 10,000 yards in his first three seasons
  • Passed Vinny Testaverde for the most TD passes in franchise history when he threw his 52nd-career TD pass (finished the game with 53 career TD passes) in game 11 vs. TB (11/28)...Was 25-of-35 (71%) for 289 yards and 2 TDs for a 103.2 QB rating, his fifth 100-plus rating in his last six games (posted a 99.5 rating against Atlanta)
  • Passed Kyle Boller (746) for the most pass completions in franchise history with his 754th completion when he was 22 of 34 for 215 yards, with 3 TDs and an INT in game 9 at Atl. (11/11)...Led TD scoring drives of 65, 75 and 72 in the second half against the Falcons
  • Completed a career-high 77.1% of his passes - min. 25 completions - (27 of 35) for 285 yards, 2 TDs for a 119.3 QB rating in game 6 at NE (10/17)...With his 285 yards, Flacco became the Ravens’ all-time leading passer (7,985 yards in 38 career games), surpassing Kyle Boller (7,846)
    • Led the Ravens to his sixth-career fourth-quarter or overtime comeback victory, throwing a TD pass to T.J. Houshmandzadeh with 32 seconds remaining for the 17-14 victory in game 4 at Pit. (10/3)...Completed 64.9% of his passes for 256 yards, 1 TD and 1 INT against the Steelers
    • Started both postseason games and completed 64.1% of his passes (41 of 64) for 390 yards, 3 TDs and 1 INT for a 90.0 QB rating
    • Set postseason franchise records in several categories, completing 73.5% of his passes (25 of 34) for 265 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 115.4 QB rating in the 30-7 victory in the Wild Card Game at KC (1/9/11)...Also Led the Ravens on six scoring drives, including four in the second half

2009: (16/16, 2/2) Became the fourth starting QB since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to reach the playoffs in his first two NFL seasons (Ben Roethlisberger, Bernie Kosar and Dan Marino)…Named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team (players who are critical to their team, but don’t receive Pro Bowl nods)...Completed 315 of 499 passes (63.1%) for 3,613 yards for an 88.9 QB rating, while  leading the Ravens to the playoffs for the second-consecutive season...Tallied three 300-yard passing games (third most in Ravens single-season history)

  • Posted career highs in TDs (4) and QB rating (135.6), completing 72.4% of his passes (21 of 29) for 234 yards and no INTs in the 31-7 victory in game 14 vs. Chi. (12/20)
  • Posted a then-career-high 120.8 QB rating, completing 13 of 20 attempts (65%) for 230 yards, 1 TD and no INTs in the 48-3 win in game 13 vs. Det. (12/13)...Led the Ravens on seven scoring drives, including 5 for 60 yards or more against the Lions as part of a then-franchise-record 548 total yards
  • Completed 20 of 25 passes, including his last 14, for a career-high and franchise-record-tying 80% completion mark for 175 yards, 1 TD, no INTs and a 109.2 QB rating in the 30-7 victory in game 7 vs. Den. (11/1)...The 14 straight completions set a franchise record, breaking his own mark (12) at Ind. (10/5/08)...Led the Ravens in converting 11 of 18 third downs, including six in the second half against a Denver team that had only given up two (second half) in the previous six games
  • Completed 65% of his passes, tying a career high with 28 completions (on 43 attempts) for a career-best 385 yards, 2 TDs and no INTs for a 109.2 QB rating in game 6 at Min. (10/18)
  • Went 25-of-35 passing (71.4%) for a then-career-high 342 yards, including a career-long 72-yard TD strike to WR Derrick Mason, as part of 479 yards racked up by the Ravens’ offense in game 3 vs. Cle. (9/27).

2008: (16/16, 3/3) Earned the 2008 Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Year Award (NFL.com fan vote), connecting on 60% of his passes (257 of 428) for 2,971 yards, 14 TDs and 12 INTs for an 80.3 rating (sixth-highest single-season rating in Ravens history)...Also rushed 52 times for 180 yards and 2 TDs, including a career-long 38-yard TD scamper...Also pulled in a 43-yard reception from Troy Smith while leading the Ravens to an 11-5 record...Became the first rookie QB in NFL history to win two playoff games, leading the Ravens to their first AFC Championship game since 2000...Finished the postseason 33-of-75 for 437 yards, 1 TD and 3 INTs..Also rushed 12 times for 5 yards, including a 5-yard TD, during the playoffs...Posted an 89.4 QB rating, completing 11 of 22 for 161 yards and his first-career playoff TD pass (postseason career-long 48-yard strike) and no INTs in the Divisional Playoff at Ten. (1/10/09)

  • Connected on 73.9% of his passes (17 of 23) for 297 yards, earning AFC Rookie of the Week honors after posting a 115.8 QB rating in the 27-7 victory in game 16 vs. Jax. (12/28)
  • Started his first-career NFL game and led the Ravens to a 17-10 win by completing 15 of 29 attempts for 129 yards in game 1 vs. Cin. (9/7)...Flacco also rushed 4 times for 37 yards, including his first-career rushing TD on a career-long 38-yard run against the Bengals...The scoring run was the longest in NFL history by a QB making his debut

College: Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and Pro Football Weekly as a senior...Started all 26 games in which he played at Delaware after transferring from Pittsburgh...In two seasons, Flacco set 20 Delaware records, including career marks for completions (595) and attempts (938) and season records for completions (331), attempts (521) and yards (4,263)...Also left Delaware holding career marks for yards passing per game (284.2), 200-yard passing games (21), consecutive 200-yard passing games (15), 300-yard passing games (11), 200-yard passing games in a season (13), 300-yard passing games in a season (7), total plays (585), total offense (4,285) and total offense per game (285.7)...Also set game records for completions (40) and attempts (51), consecutive pass attempts without an INT (212), yards passing per game (271.0), pass completion pct. (.634), and total offense per game (273.9)...Finished his career ranked No. 2 all time at Delaware in career passing yards (7,046)...Also tossed 41 TDs against just 15 INTs and rushed for 76 yards and 9 TDs for the Blue Hens...Finished Delaware career as one of three QBs in Atlantic Ten Conference/CAA history to throw for at least 4,000 yards in a single season...Named ECAC All-East Player of the Year and CAA co-Offensive Player of the Year in 2007...Was also an All-Eastern College Athletic Conference and All-Colonial Athletic Association first-team pick after leading his team to a 11-4 record and a berth in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision National Championship game...Started all 15 games and connected on 331 of 521 passes (63.5%) for a school-record 4,263 yards, 23 TDs and just 5 INTs...Posted two 400-yard performances as a senior...Threw a school-record 212 straight passes without an INT to close out his career...Threw for a career-high 434 yards and 4 TDs on 30-of-41 passing against Navy...Earned the starting job at QB and started all 11 games, throwing for 2,783 yards and 18 TDs on 264-of-417 passing after transferring from Pittsburgh as a junior in 2006...Participated in fall drills after transferring from Pittsburgh in August, but did not see game action in 2005...Saw action in three games as a backup QB and completed 1 of 4 passes for 11 yards for Pittsburgh in 2004...Played in the fourth quarter against South Florida, completing 1 of 4 passes for 11 yards...Redshirted as a freshman at Pittsburgh in 2003...Majored in accounting.

High School, Personal: Prepped at Audubon (NJ) HS and was a two-time New Jersey All-Group II, first-team All- South Jersey and All-Colonial Conference honoree...Named the Colonial Conference Athlete of the Year and South Jersey Touchdown Club Offensive Back of the Year as a senior in 2002...Was a three-year starter at QB, throwing for 5,137 yards (fourth-most in South Jersey history)...Threw for 2,020 yards as a senior, including a single-game South Jersey record of 471... Was a South Jersey Touchdown Club first-team All-Academic honoree and the Courier Post Scholar Athlete of the Year... Also played basketball and baseball, leading his team to the
state baseball title...Flacco’s father, Stephen, played football and baseball at the University of Pennsylvania (1979-83)...His brother, Mike, was drafted by the Orioles in the 31st round of the 2009 MLB Draft...Brother, John, is a WR at Stanford... Married his high school sweetheart, Dana Grady, in June 2011...Joe and Dana have a son, Stephen (1).

Community: Serves as a spokesperson for the Baltimore Humane Society to help save the lives of pets in peril… Provides substantial support to Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD)...Participated in the Polar Bear Plunge (2009-2012), benefiting the nonprofit that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities… Has attended the Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games Opening Ceremonies, leading the athletes in their “Athlete Oath” prior to the competitions...In 2010, visited with SOMD athletes at the Ravens’ flag football exhibition...In Oct. 2012, Flacco and teammates visited with patients at Franklin Square Medical Center currently undergoing  treatment for breast cancer...The players signed autographs and distributed pink footballs and hats...Supports Ravens players’ charitable outreach, including the Lardarius Webb Charity Softball Game, Matt Birk’s Celebrity Server Night, Vonta Leach’s Celebrity Billiards Tournament and Jameel McClain’s Thanksgiving Dinner at the Salvation Army...Also, annually supports Ravens’ team events, including the Union Memorial Hospital visit (2010), Helping Up Mission coat distribution to homeless men (2010) and the All Community Team Auction Party (2009,  2011, 2012).

 

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