"In terms of being on a successful team, I have to go into it with an open mind, be positive about it, and then after I get to know the guy and see what he does and see how we work, I quickly realize that there's no reason I should've ever thought about not going into it with an open mind," Flacco said. "As an outsider, you tend to look at the negative effects. My job as a quarterback is to have the team feel as few negative effects as possible. It's been a lot of fun. It's always great to get different perspectives on things, meet new people and learn more football, really."