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Peter Schrager on Joe Flacco and other key contract decisions facing the Ravens.
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Hey this is Peter Schrager of foxsports.com. They're still picking the confetti all the superdome floor. They just -- the parade in Baltimore Marty thinking towards 4013 with the Ravens have to do to defend their title. If you take a lot of work in the off season that starts march 12 with free agency in Joseph Flacco is the big name free agent. He is set to make a lot of money this year in the Ravens at the decide whether they wanna put the franchise tag on him. Or give -- that huge long term extension with a franchise tag on Flacco. He makes the average salary of the top five quarterbacks in the league it sounds like a lot of money. The Flacco has -- on a long term deal and they deserve a long term deal I'm talking Drew Brees Peyton Manning money hundred million dollars. I think Flacco earned it this post seasons. Obviously had the incredible game in the Super -- before that. He went into Peyton Manning building it in the Tom Brady is building. And he beat both of those franchise quarterbacks Flacco has shown his worth he's an elite quarterback and to say it. Once you take care of Flacco than their other players on the roster you have to handle as well. Look at the linebacker position and everyone's talking about Ray Lewis retiring Ray Lewis was not the best linebacker on that team this year is the second best linebacker on that team this year. The first guy to pick up is then -- Ellerbe. The middle linebacker for us he was fantastic and picked up a lot of the mess that Ray Lewis left when he couldn't make those tackles. -- the first guy gotta do that Carrie Williams the cornerback and then Paul Kruger the defensive and there are so many good young free agents. They're going to be expecting big payday from the Ravens she nearly impossible to think on this entire group back next year. But -- -- can do it it's Ozzie Newsome. It's -- the -- that's fantastic Ravens front office in a lot of work ahead I have no doubt that inning started right.