Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
The welcome prospect of having a top quarterback is juxtaposed by a challenge: trying not to lose several key players due to a tight salary cap situation that will be impacted by the expense that Flacco carries this year and going forward.
Contract negotiations between the Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco have yet to relaunch, but it's already becoming clear the kind of elite asking price that the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player hopes to command.
Among the crowd of some 200,000 people who attended the Baltimore Ravens' triumphant parade and celebration in Baltimore on Tuesday were more than a few parents who had to make a choice between letting their children attend and keeping a day of school.
Quarterback Joe Flacco is getting the credit that he deserves for leading the Ravens throughout the playoffs and then to a victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. It will be interesting if Ravens coach John Harbaugh gets his.
The agent for Ravens free agent quarterback Joe Flacco expressed confidence that he'll resume contract negotiations with team vice president of football of administration Pat Moriarty in the near future.