"If you have an outstanding team and a good quarterback, you will never be better than good. If you want to be great, the quarterback has to be great," Accorsi said. "I know [Trent] Dilfer won once, and that will happen. The Ravens had the best defense I've ever seen in 2000. But if you want to win consistently and be on the doorstep constantly, you need a franchise quarterback and Baltimore has one. There's no question about that."

jeff.zrebiec@baltsun.com

In his fifth NFL season, Joe Flacco is starting to develop a reputation as a big-game quarterback. He's won seven playoff games in his career, including five on the road.

Date; Opponent; Comp-Att-Yds; TDs; INTs; QB Rating; Result;

1/04/09; at Miami; 9-23-135; 0; 0; 59.1; Win, 27-9;

1/10/09; at Tenn.; 11-22-161; 1; 0; 89.4; Win, 13-10;

1/18/09; at Pitt.; 13-30-141; 0; 3; 18.2; Loss, 23-14;

1/10/10; at New England; 4-10-34; 0; 1; 10.0; Win, 33-14;

1/16/10; at Indy; 20-35-189; 0; 2; 48.4; Loss, 20-3;

1/09/11; at K.C.; 25-34-265; 2; 0; 115.4; Win, 30-7;

1/15/11; at Pitt.; 16-30-125; 1; 1; 61.1; Loss, 31-24;

1/15/12; vs. Houston; 14-27-176; 2; 0; 97.1; Win, 20-13;

1/22/12; at New England; 22-36-306; 2; 1; 95.1; Loss, 23-20

1/06/13; vs. Indy; 12-23-282; 2; 0; 125.6; Win, 24-9

1/12/13; at Denver; 18-34-331; 3; 0; 116.2; Win, 38-35, 2OT

Total 11 games 164-304-2,145; 13; 8; 79.7; Record 7-4

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