Rounding for Rings: Baltimore’s Coach Harbaugh Says ‘Pay Him!’, Flacco Worthy

September 12, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

“Pay the man! Pay him!”
There I was, dreaming again that I was Matt Damon in Rounders and that Teddy KGB was yelling to pay me my money. I’ve seen this film a dozen times, so I know the hand he’s holding: flopped the nut straight, the best hand he could have.
But then, I realized I wasn’t dreaming, just watching the Ravens’ post-game interviews. It wasn’t John Malkovich yelling, and I wasn’t getting any money.  
“Pay the man! Hear that Steve?” That was the exclamation from Head Coach John Harbaugh to Baltimore Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti. Accompanied by a giggle, they all played it off as a joke, but beneath the laughter was a very sincere plea: please, please pay the man!
Of course, he was referring to his star QB Joe Flacco.
So while Harbaugh urges the owners to lock Flacco into a new, presumably lucrative contract, he can only hope that they know the hand that he is holding: a relat...

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