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Joe Flacco

Joe Flacco
The Baltimore Ravens drafted quarterback Joe Flacco out of the University of Delaware with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft. Flacco was expected to serve as the Ravens' third-string quarterback as a rookie, but a shoulder injury in training camp landed starter Kyle Boller on injured reserve and backup Troy Smith was sidelined with a severe tonsil infection, elevating Flacco to the team's No. 1 spot.

Flacco started every game for the Ravens as a rookie, leading Baltimore to an 11-5 record. During the regular season he completed 60 percent of his passes (257-for-428) for 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Flacco became the first rookie quarterback in NFL his...
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The Baltimore Ravens drafted quarterback Joe Flacco out of the University of Delaware with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft. Flacco was expected to serve as the Ravens' third-string quarterback as a rookie, but a shoulder injury in training camp landed starter Kyle Boller on injured reserve and backup Troy Smith was sidelined with a severe tonsil infection, elevating Flacco to the team's No. 1 spot.

Flacco started every game for the Ravens as a rookie, leading Baltimore to an 11-5 record. During the regular season he completed 60 percent of his passes (257-for-428) for 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

Flacco became the first rookie quarterback in NFL history to win his first two playoff starts. Flacco and the Ravens fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship game, ending the season with a 13-6 record.

Flacco was born Jan. 16, 1985 in Audubon, N.J. He began his college career at the University of Pittsburgh before transferring to Delaware and starting for the Blue Hens as a junior and senior.
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  • Glen Ellyn boy remembered as ‘loved by everybody’

     
    At 14-years-old, Rolando Salcedo Jr. wasn’t someone who stayed inside. Whether it was go-karting, riding a four-wheeler, swimming or taking his 10-year-old sister to a …...
  • Funeral home director: Two sets of ashes mislabeled as one person

     
    A Lake County funeral home recently sent two bodies to a crematorium, but the two sets of ashes it got back were labeled with the …...
  • Funeral home: Crematorium mislabeled ashes

     
    A Lake County funeral home recently sent two bodies to a crematorium, but the two sets of ashes it got back were labeled with the same name, the funeral home's owner said today. "It was a mistake that happened and we're very sorry about this and we regret...
  • Soldier’s remains return home Tuesday

     
    The remains of Plainfield Pfc. Andrew Meari, who died Monday in Afghanistan, will return home next week, his family said. Meari’s body is expected to …...
  • 'Dexter' recap: Goodbye, Rita Bennett. Goodbye, Dexter Morgan

     
    After the last season of “Dexter,” when John Lithgow, as the Trinity Killer, took the scenery, chewed it up, spit it out and then let it bleed to death in the bathtub, it was hard to imagine where the show......
  • Movie Review: Get Low

     
    The old man needs the ear of a preacher, just for a minute. “About time for me to get low,” he mutters. And it takes a minute for the minister (Gerald McRaney) and us to understand. Old Man Bush (Robert Duvall) is ready for death.  He's...
  • Father of Wylie's Angel Speaks Out

    Father of Wylie's Angel Speaks Out
    The biological parents of the little boy known as Wylie's Angel are both now in the Dallas area. They're working to finalize funeral arrangements for the boy. Many people have lots of questions for the both of them. The man who fathered Gerren Joseph...
  • Carmichael Crematorium Controversy

    Carmichael Crematorium Controversy
    "It smells between burning rotten meat to burnt toast," says Carmichael resident Pam Neff. The smokestack of the Lind Brothers Mortuary crematorium is 50 feet from her backyard. She's a member of a neighborhood group that's been trying to declare the...
  • Hearse Stolen From Funeral Home With Body Inside

    Hearse Stolen From Funeral Home With Body Inside
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Police are looking for a thief who stole a funeral home vehicle with a body still inside. It started when police received a call about a vehicle blocking a residential driveway. The officers were told the vehicle was stolen from a...
  • Wrong Baby Cremated After Coroner Mix-Up

    Wrong Baby Cremated After Coroner Mix-Up
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio coroner is apologizing for a mix-up that resulted in an infant's body being cremated by mistake. Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak in Columbus said Monday that an employee in her office misidentified two dead children and...
  • Memorial services held for fallen officer

    Memorial services held for fallen officer
    Memorial services are set for a Chicago Police Officer who was murdered last week in a robbery attempt in the Chatham neighborhood. Visitation for Thomas Wortham IV is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at AR Leak & Sons Funeral Home. Additional...
  • Homicide victim's family establishes memorial fund to benefit animals

    Homicide victim's family establishes memorial fund to benefit animals
    As the investigation into the slaying of Jennifer L. Snyder continues, her family is taking steps to see that the Lower Macungie woman's passion for helping animals lives on. Snyder's family has set up the Jennifer Lindsay Snyder Memorial Fund, at Jim...