With Joe Flacco shelved for the final six games of this season with a torn ACL (and perhaps MCL), the Ravens will have a different starter at quarterback for the first time since 2007.
Troy Smith started against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 30 that year and completed 16 of 27 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown in a 27-21 win. He started the previous week, too, a 27-6 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Since then, Flacco started a team-record 122 straight games, threw 162 touchdown passes (also a record) and was named Super Bowl XLVII Most Valuable Player.
He's the franchise leader in just about every important passing category and was on pace to throw for more than 4,000...