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Preston: If healthy, Flacco gives Ravens more balance and better chance to win than Jackson

Preston: If healthy, Flacco gives Ravens more balance and better chance to win than Jackson

Ravens coach John Harbaugh is deliberately holding back his decision on who will start at quarterback Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, but the team’s best chance of winning is to go with veteran Joe Flacco if he is healthy.

There has been a lot of debate about whether Flacco, out with an injured hip, should regain the starting role after rookie Lamar Jackson led the Ravens to two straight victories, including a 34-17 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, but it’s really not a tough decision.

Harbaugh can’t get caught up with development, experience and run-vs.-pass-ratio stuff. The key question is who gives the Ravens their best chance to win right now and possibly go...

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