Maybe this is a good sign for the Ravens. Last offseason Eli Manning proclaimed that he was an elite QB who should be in the same conversation as his brother, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Six months later he hoisted the Lombardi Trophy.
Flacco took it one step further. “I assume everybody thinks they’re a top-five quarterback,” he told WNST. “I mean, I think I’m the best. I don’t think I’m top five, I think I’m the best.”
This scene immediately comes to mind.
“I don’t think I’d be very successful at my job if I didn’t feel that way. I mean, c’mon? That’s not really too tough of a question.”
You shouldn’t be surprised by Joe Flacco’s comments. He’s in the middle of contract negotiations for a long-term deal. What did you expect him to say?
Flacco went on, “It’s not about the money. It’s about what you feel you deserve.”
I love it. This is exactly what you want to hear from your quarterback. You’ve got to think you’re the best in order to become the best. Confidence is a great thing, hopefully he’ll keep that chip on his shoulder.”I assume everybody thinks they’re a top-five quarterback,” Flacco said when asked where he thinks he ranks among NFL quarterbacks. “I mean, I think I’m the best. I