Joe Flacco’s time in Baltimore seemed all but over when John Harbaugh and the Ravens elected to turn the reins over to rookie QB Lamar Jackson at the end of the 2018 season, and today’s news made that final.
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the Ravens have traded Flacco to the Denver Broncos for a mid-round draft pick.
Breaking: Baltimore has agreement in principle to trade former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco to the Broncos, league sources told ESPN.
Trade cannot be processed until new NFL league year begins Wednesday, March 13. Teams prohibited from commenting on deal or terms surrounding it.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 13, 2019
Flacco spent ten seasons in Baltimore, winning a ring as the Super Bowl MVP in 2013 caping off one of the greatest postseason performances by a quarterback ever.
John Elway brings in Flacco after the trade for former Vikings QB Case Keenum last offseason didn’t quite pan out to expectations while the Ravens now move forward with their electric draft pick who will look to improve his pocket passing skills heading into next season.