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Joe Flacco
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Joe Flacco playing for the University of Delaware
No. 5 – Denver Broncos
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: January 16, 1985 (1985-01-16) (age 35)
Audubon, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: Audubon
(Audubon, New Jersey)
College: Delaware
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Passing attempts: 5,670
Passing completions: 3,499
Percentage: 61.7
TDINT: 212–136
Passing yards: 38,245
Passer rating: 84.1
Player stats at NFL.com

Joseph Vincent Flacco (born January 16, 1985 in Audubon, New Jersey) is an American football starting quarterback. In 2008, he joined the Baltimore Ravens. Flacco was drafted out of the University of Delaware by the Baltimore Ravens with the 18th pick in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Flacco threw for 2,971 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions while he started all 16 regular season games and became only the eighth rookie quarterback in NFL history to start a playoff game. He had repeated success in 2009 (21touchdowns, 12 interceptions) and 2010 (25 touchdowns, 10 interceptions), as well as 2009 (20 touchdown passes, 11 interceptions). He also has five career rushing touchdowns including the postseason. Flacco has gotten Baltimore to the playoffs in his first four NFL seasons; he is the first quarterback in league history to do so. Flacco is known for a strong arm and quiet personality.

Flacco led the Ravens to a 34-31 win against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. He was also named the Super Bowl MVP of the game.

He was traded to Denver for a fourth round pick in the NFL Draft.



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