Is Joe Flacco elite?

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  1. AJ-80

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    I think a good argument could be made for him.
     
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    No. Elite is thrown around too much. Only elite Qb's are Brady, Manning, Brees and Rodgers, that's it.
     
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    If you had Brady, Brees, Peyton, Rogers would you trade him for Joe Flacco for a season? (Balancing age)
     
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    Well, he out dueled, in order, Mr. Elite-in-Waiting, Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning (IN Denver), and Tom Brady (IN Foxborough)...

    Three gunfights against press-proclaimed "elite" QBs and he's still standing.

    If he ain't, he's playing elite-level football this January.
     
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    mark sanchez beat manning (in indy) and brady (in foxborough) in the playoffs as well.

    i'm not sure about elite but he's playing very well right now.
     
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    No. But the Ravens wouldn't trade Flacco for either of those guys, soooo...

    It's like this, when a team gets, what they believe, is their franchise guy, they don't go looking to replace him with whoever the fans think is the hot QB du jour.

    Your offense is built for his strengths and to hide his weaknesses. QBs, despite what we fans would like to believe, are not interchangeable from team to team or offensive scheme to scheme. Not without some growing pains.
     


  9. steelbtexan

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    No for everybody but Rodgers.

    Flacco is in the 6-10 range. Remember if not for a dropped Lee Evans pass Flacco would be playing in his 2nd consecutive SB.
     
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    No. He had an elite game against the Broncos and today he had a very good game. He has a chance to become an elite QB if he keeps playing at a high level and winning. To me the elites are still: Manning, Brady, Rodgers, and Brees.
     
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    His last two games he has played elite fo sho
     
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    What have you done 4 me lately? Those guys sucked lately
     
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    ask me in two weeks. He's made himself a ton of bank in the last two games.
     
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    Losing at home, any fans on suicide watch?
     
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    Nope, not Flacco! BUT, I think Matt Ryan is headed in that direction. Not quiet there yet, but, definitely on his way. JMO!
     
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    No way.
     
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    Flacco's story is yet to be written. But we do know one thing, he is a heck of a better QB than Shaub.
     
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    I disagree completely and am curious how you come to that conclusion. I'd take Flacco over Ryan in a heart beat. Flacco is more fearless than Ryan and has won alot more playoff games than Ryan's 1 win.
     

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