Brian Orakpo

Joe Flacco, Ravens have 'bigger things to worry about' than Kiko Alonso avoiding suspension

Joe Flacco, Ravens have 'bigger things to worry about' than Kiko Alonso avoiding suspension

As much as Joe Flacco has moved on from any lingering effects from the concussion he suffered in the Ravens’ 40-0 dismantling of the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, the quarterback is doing the same regarding whether the player who inflicted that injury should have been suspended.

NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Tuesday that the league decided not to suspend linebacker Kiko Alonso for leading with his right shoulder and forearm and connecting with Flacco’s helmet. Alonso was flagged for unnecessary roughness and seems to be in line for a hefty fine, but he will not miss any Dolphins games.

Asked after Wednesday’s practice...

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