By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Denver Broncos have an agreement in place to acquire Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. The Broncos are acquiring the 34-year-old signal-caller for a mid-round draft pick.
Flacco was expendable after the emergence of 2018 first-round draft pick Lamar Jackson. This deal cannot be official until the new league year on March 13th.
Flacco will replace Case Keenum will the Broncos. Denver is expected to release Keenum this off-season.
By making this roster move with Keenum, the franchise will inherit $10 million in dead cap space.
Broncos President of Football Operations and General Manager John Elway has failed to identify a quarterback in recent years. His last quarterback hit was when he convinced Peyton Manning to sign with the Broncos in 2012.
The Voorhees, New Jersey native spent his entire career with the Ravens before this deal becomes official. He was the team’s quarterback for 11 seasons, and guided the team in 15 playoff games.
Flacco was also the team’s quarterback when the Ravens won the Super Bowl at the conclusion of the 2012 season.
The Delaware grad started nine games this past season. He went 4-5 in those games. It was his worst mark since going 3-7 in 10 starts in 2015.
He went 232 of 379 for 2,465 yards. He also had 12 touchdowns and six interceptions.
In his career, he made 163 starts. He went 96-67 in those starts.
Flacco went 3,499 of 5,670 for 38,245 yards. He also had 212 touchdowns and 136 interceptions.