Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

BR News

[News] Late For Work 12/24: Consider That Joe Flacco's Rebuttal To Critics

142 posts in this topic

Lewis, Reed on the outs? Colts likely wild-card opponent. Did criticism affected refs' call?

[url=http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Late-For-Work-1224-Consider-That-Joe-Flaccos-Rebuttal-To-Critics/90c74145-5ebc-4f9e-85a9-e0b3364245d2]View the full article[/url]
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I'd honestly rather face the Colts than the Bengals. Next round, I'd still rather play against the Texans than the Broncos. Go Ravens!
2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Joe's TD to Jacoby was another ref decision that reeked. Watch the play then compare it in football moves to the NO's fumble upheld 2nd action move and decide for yourself if the refs need an independent NFL certified trained official that rules on the replay without going under the hood to verify what was called a TD on the field.
6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
The officials were horrible, maybe they should be fined for bad calls that would force them to make the right call.
4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Maybe this game awakened a couple of sleeping giants (no pun intended): The Ravens' offense and defense. If they play like that in the playoffs, they can beat anyone anywhere!
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Yesterday's upright Joe Flacco can handle any team WE face. Our rested defense can be good enough if Caldwell keeps giving Joe&Co. the schemes and the O-line protects like yesterday. Taking nothing from Dean Oees and an inspired defensive effort AGAIN but our "O" finally gave our "D" something to defend an early lead and an attitude that don't worry guys WE got this!,Merry Christmas,thank you RAVENS!!
2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
The knock on Joe is not that he isn't capable, which he is but doing it consistently (week after week). We need this kind of play every week out of him, then the critics will be silenced.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Merry Christmas. I want nothing else. That Raven's win was awesome and the best stocking stuffer was " Defense said no...Defense said no...Defense said no!" Great job Sizzle
2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Btw, i'm not worried at all about those contract situations. Need I point out, once again, Baltimore takes care of their own? Go Ravens!!! :)
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
It doesn't matter where we play in the playoffs. Bring it on, the Ravens will step up and deliver. We have Pro Bowl quality players on offense and defense, including our Kicker! We took the Division Ravens Nation! Now it's time to play for all it's worth, and go deep into the playoffs :)
4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
If we win the wild card round, Baltimore would rather face New England in a rematch from what happened last season. However, if Baltimore wins their last game and the Patriots lose, I would be completely stoked if somehow the AFC championship would take place in M&T Bank Stadium(that's if both Denver and Houston make a mistake that is).
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
"However it winds up, if the Ravens win in the wild-card round, they will visit the top seed. Where would you most prefer to play: at Houston, at Denver or at New England?"

I don't agree w/that statement. I can see where that would not be the case and don't think it's accurate. Maybe likely, but not set in stone. The top seed always will play the lowest remaining seed and that may not be us.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
@jerk81791..... you couldn't be more wrong

When Flacco isn't getting killed by the D line, he kills the DB's... Proven Fact !
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Rebuttal to critics? HA!!!

I don't think so. Joe did what he was supposed to do...what he should've been doing all season!! We supposed to give him a cookie now?

It was a great game all around, and both sides dominated, as well as special teams. But let's not forget that Flacco is a big reason why we were slumping; so one good game (the first in a while, btw) doesn't mean he's suddenly the second coming. He did his job, and we're thankful for that. If he does this with some consistency, then come talk to me.


Regardless, great game Ravens!!!

I still think you have a week red zone offense, and we were lucky that we destroyed the Giants, otherwise we would've been haunted by our inability to score in the red zone.

THAT...needs to be fixed ASAP!!

Oh, and other than Chykie Brown allowing that TD in the end, he played really well!! So did Ihedigbo.

Oh yea...and that one armed special teams tackle by Upshaw was awesome! That showed how strong the dude is!!

And shame on the refs for one of the most disgusting games I've seen in a while! They were awful...for both sides. Ravens just happened to get the worst of it.
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Benard pierce runs like arian foster 1 cut and gone he is having a good rookie season we can depend on him glad to c him break that 100 yard mark . There's more to come he is a great complimentary back to rice
13

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I had this in another thread, but decided it would be worth pasting here as well...

[quote name='CosmicRedPanda' timestamp='1356356964' post='1277698']
[font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]Ravens were penalized 9 Times for 92 yards, here is the breakdown...[/i][/font]

[b][font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]1st Quarter[/i][/font][/b]
[font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]14:12 -- T. Suggs, Defensive Offside, 5-yards[/i][/font]
[font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]01:25 -- A. Boldin, Offensive Holding, 10-yards[/i][/font]

[b][font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]2nd Quarter[/i][/font][/b]
[font=trebuchet ms', helvetica, sans-serif][i]03:22 -- B. Ayanbadejo, Illegal Block, 10-yards[/i][/font]

[color=#FF0000][b][i]3rd Quarter[/i][/b][/color]
[color=#FF0000][i]14:18 -- J. Ihedigbo, Offensive Holding, 10-yards[/i][/color]
[color=#FF0000][i]13:15 -- T. Smith, Personal Foul, 12-yards[/i][/color]
[color=#FF0000][i]12:49 -- M. Oher, False Start, 5-yards[/i][/color]
[color=#FF0000][i]10:55 -- M. Oher, Offensive Holding, 10-yards[/i][/color]
[color=#FF0000][i]09:20 -- M. Oher, Personal Foul, 15-yards[/i][/color]

[b][i]4th Quarter[/i][/b]
[i]06:44 -- E. Reed, Personal Foul, 15-yards[/i]

[i]...If that isn't a clear-as-day evaluation of the officials trying to give someone a game, I don't know what is. Five-penalties in five-minutes for 52-yards. All of which, I believe, came on the opening drive of the third-quarter... Suspect to anyone else?[/i]
[/quote]
10

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I can see us taking the number three seed. Then it could play out like this....

Home against Indy
Away against Denver
Home against New England

Super Bowl against either Atlanta, Seattle or 49ers
2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
if we has lost that game, there would be 100 comments by now 10:37..... yall people just like to complain and not Toast the AFC North Champs!!!

Go Ravens
5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
[quote name='Barry S' timestamp='1356361878' post='1277778']
The knock on Joe is not that he isn't capable, which he is but doing it consistently (week after week). We need this kind of play every week out of him, then the critics will be silenced.
[/quote] Amen to that! He's definitely capable; but we don't know which Joe will show up each week.

Also, Joe was really good on his feet yesterday. His pocket awareness was very good. The o line played really well, and I think Joe's presence in the pocket helped a lot more than peope realize.

That's the Joe we want to see every week. We don't necessarily need huge numbers, but we need smart, mistake free football. For the most part, that's what we got yesterday.
4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I swear, you can't please these Ravens fans at all!! A bunch of whiny Fans! Gotta even complain about a win.
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1. I want the 4th seed, not the 5th seed. I like our chances against (likely) Houston than I do against Denver or NE in their city.

2. Flacco played great, as I thought he would. But I want to see it against a quality defense, not necessarily a quality team. He plays well against the Patriots, who have an average to below average defense.

I want to see him go into Houston or Denver and play like that. That's when, regardless of the outcome of the game, he can make his statement to the league that he is a legit, franchise QB.

He impressed the nation last year with his performance on a big stage in New England. He needs to do that again, against a better defense, in the playoffs. A second round matchup with Houston or Denver will give him that chance, if we can get there.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Consider That Joe Flacco's Rebuttal To Critics LOL. Flacco hasn't even made a Pro Bowl yet wants to get paid at Pro Bowl level. QB's that are at the top of the pay scale have these types of games frequently, Flacco's are rare. No one has ever said he isn't capable of having a great game only that his only consistency is his ability to be inconsistent.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I can see us taking the number three seed. Then it could play out like this....

Home against Indy
Away against Denver
Home against New England

Super Bowl against either Atlanta, Seattle or 49ers

What you said is impossible, because Indianapolis is locked into the 5 seed. We couldn't play them if we were the 3.

If the standings stay the same following next week, our 4 seed matchups would be vs Indy and at HOU, likely.

As a 3 seed, we would play vs CIN and at Denver, likely. I like the former more than the latter.
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
[quote name='Hardbaugh' timestamp='1356363676' post='1277820']
Consider That Joe Flacco's Rebuttal To Critics LOL. Flacco hasn't even made a Pro Bowl yet wants to get paid at Pro Bowl level. QB's that are at the top of the pay scale have these types of games frequently, Flacco's are rare. No one has ever said he isn't capable of having a great game only that his only consistency is his ability to be inconsistent.
[/quote]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]I just updated my signature, you will notice in the "Actual QB Ratings By Game" section, right above the word "Rating" he strung together about 9 really good games last year. He can play at a consistent level... just hasn't been able to the past two seasons... Injuries I'm sure are a part of it, but c'mon Joe![/i][/font]

[font=trebuchet ms,helvetica,sans-serif][i]~ Cosmic[/i][/font]
1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hardbaugh
Posted
A minute ago
Consider That Joe Flacco's Rebuttal To Critics LOL. Flacco hasn't even made a Pro Bowl yet wants to get paid at Pro Bowl level. QB's that are at the top of the pay scale have these types of games frequently, Flacco's are rare. No one has ever said he isn't capable of having a great game only that his only consistency is his ability to be inconsistent.

Pro bowls are irrelevant. Vince Young made a pro bowl one year when he was about the 8th best QB in the AFC, because everybody else turned it down.

Michael Oher was voted to be the starting LT for the AFC simply because they made a movie about him, not because he's earned it.

Jeff Saturday was voted as the starting C for the NFC this season, yet, he was benched this past week for ineffective play.

Please explain what credibility the Probowl has, particularly when it allows homer fans to vote on it? You realize that there are dozens of fans posting on this very message board who simply voted for every Ravens player to make the Probowl, regardless of whether they've sucked or not. I bet Ray Lewis finished in top 3 in LB voting, and he hasn't played in months.
9

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites