AFC Championship Game

For Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, it's 'not the most fun' to enter playoffs as backup

For Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, it's 'not the most fun' to enter playoffs as backup

The last time Joe Flacco ran out for a playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium, he was taking his first steps toward a Super Bowl MVP.

When Flacco takes the field against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, he’ll do so as the backup to rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson. He acknowledged that it’s still a strange feeling after he spent 10 ½ seasons as the Ravens’ unquestioned starter.

“It’s definitely not the most fun position in the world,” Flacco said Friday. “It is what it is.”

The Chargers game could also be Flacco’s last in Baltimore as a Raven. Jackson has emerged as the team’s quarterback of the present and future, and Flacco...

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