The Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco still haven’t worked out a long-term deal. Regardless of how the dominoes fall, assistant G.M. Eric DeCosta made clear during an appearance on Thursday’s Pro Football Talk that the team plans on keeping Flacco around for the long haul. “We have no intentions of letting Joe Flacco leave Baltimore,” DeCosta said. Still, DeCosta didn’t put the chances of Flacco leaving at zero percent. “Probably negligible,” DeCosta said. So does that mean the Ravens will use the exclusive level of the franchise tag, if push comes to shove? “We don’t know that,” DeCosta said. “We’re not sure. We’ve had a lot of meetings, about three or four different scenarios, and I know that his agent, Joe Linta, and our cap guy, Pat Moriarity, will have some discussions in the next few days, over the next week, and hopefully we can get some things ironed out and at that point we can kind of move forward with what are plans are going to be if we can’t get a deal done.”
Ravens have “no intentions” of letting Flacco leave Baltimore
POSTED: 07:29 PM MST Feb 21, 2013 UPDATED: 07:29 PM MST Feb 21, 2013
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