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Pulling Joe Flacco before 4th quarter would have been 'foolish,' John Harbaugh says
Pulling Joe Flacco before 4th quarter would have been 'foolish,' John Harbaugh says

Ravens coach John Harbaugh bristled at a suggestion from a reporter that he should have considered removing quarterback Joe Flacco from the game in the third quarter to avoid a potential injury. During the Ravens' 48-17 blowout win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium, Flacco threw five touchdown passes and stayed in the game until 3:42 remained in the game. Backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor replaced Flacco. The Ravens built a 38-0 lead by halftime. "Absolutely not did we consider doing that," Harbaugh said Monday when asked if he had thought of taking out Flacco much earlier than he did. "That would be, in my opinion, foolish. You...

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