How Joe Flacco Has Already Proven His Critics Wrong

August 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Silly me. I thought winning a Super Bowl and the Super Bowl MVP award would earn you instant respect throughout the football world.
Apparently not for Joe Flacco.
I've heard too many times he hasn't thrown for 4,000 yards and he hasn't made the Pro Bowl.
So, if Flacco would throw for 4,000 yards this year and make the Pro Bowl he would be elite in your eyes? Give me a break.
Here are the quarterbacks that threw for 4,000 yards and/or made the Pro Bowl last season:
  Passing Yards in 2012 Pro Bowl Selection? Win/Loss Record Playoff Record (if applicable) Drew Brees 5,177 Yes 7-9 N/A Matthew Stafford 4,967 No 4-12 N/A Tony Romo 4,903 No 8-8  N/A Tom Brady 4,827 Yes 12-4  1-1 Matt Ryan 4,719 Yes 13-3  1-1 Peyton Manning 4,659 Yes (starter) 13-3  0-1 Andrew Luck 4,374 Yes 11-5  0-1 Aaron Rodgers 4,295 Yes 11-5  1-1 Josh Freeman 4,065 No 7-9 N/A Carson Palmer 4,018 No 4-11 N/A Matt Schaub 4,008 Yes 12-4 N/A ...

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