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If the Ravens hire Scott Linehan, Joe Flacco should be ready to throw a lot

If the Ravens hire Scott Linehan, Joe Flacco should be ready to throw a lot

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco better start loosening his arm in case the team hires Scott Linehan as offensive coordinator. The Ravens on Monday interviewed the former Detroit Lions coordinator, who called plays -- including some occasional runs -- for the NFL’s pass-happiest offense in recent years. No quarterback has thrown more passes since 2011 than Matthew Stafford, who has chucked up 2,024 of them in the past three seasons. Stafford twice led the league in pass attempts, including an all-time single-season high of 727 last season. I doubt the Ravens, despite asking Flacco to throw a career-high 614 attempts in 2013, will want to be that unbalanced. But philosophically,...

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