Joe Flacco Peaking at Right Time Gives Baltimore Ravens Edge in AFC North

December 4, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Is Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco elite? 

This question is often sarcastically posed on social media to point out Flacco's inconsistencies even though he's shown flashes of brilliance throughout his career. Those flashes re-appeared Sunday during a 38-6 victory against the Miami Dolphins at M&T Bank Stadium. 
Flacco isn't elite, and he doesn't need to be. All he needs to do is make plays while limiting mistakes. As long as he does, the AFC North is available for the Ravens to claim. 
If his latest performance is any indication, the 31-year-old signal-caller found his rhythm just in time to complement the Ravens' ferocious defense and exceptional special teams during the franchise's latest playoff push.
Flacco shredded the Dolphins secondary for 381 passing yards and four touchdowns.
"He was lights out," veteran wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. said, per ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley. "We go as he goes."
His play resembled his approa...

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