Joe Flacco shows how to get paid
Baltimore Ravens minicamp
Joe Flacco took a gamble and entered camp without a long term deal, choosing instead to believe in himself and his ability to prove himself over the season.
Week 1: Ravens 44 - Bengals 13
Flacco leads the Ravens to an opening day win over the Bengals with 299 passing yards and two touchdowns.
Week 3: Ravens 31 - Patriots 30
Flacco's impressive performance capped off by a Justin Tucker game winning field goal as time expired. Flacco amassed 382 passing yards and 3 touchdowns.
Week 4: Ravens 23 - Cleveland 16
Flacco airs it out against Cleveland, throwing for 356 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for another touchdown as the Ravens downed the Browns.
Week 6: Ravens 31 - Cowboys 29
Ravens make it four wins in a row thanks to Flacco's 234 passing yards and one touchdown.
Week 10: Ravens 55 - Oakland 20
Flacco and the Ravens send a message with rout of Oakland. Flacco threw for 341 yards and scored four total touchdowns.
Week 12: Ravens 16 - Chargers 13 (OT)
Flacco throws for 355 yards, his fourth game with more than 300 as Ravens prevail in overtime.
Week 16: Ravens 33 - Giants 14
Ravens snap a three game losing streak thanks to a strong performance from Flacco who threw for over 300 yards for the fifth time and tallied three total touchdowns.
AFC Wildcard: Ravens 24 - Colts 9
Ray Lewis plays his final game in at M&T Bank stadium, but Flacco lifts the offense with 282 passing yards and two touchdowns.
AFC Divisional: Ravens 38 - Broncos 35 (2OT)
Ravens looked down and out until Flacco finds Jacoby Jones deep to tie the game late in the 4th quarter. Flacco threw for 331 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Ravens complete the miraculous comeback and win in double overtime.
AFC Championship: Ravens 28 - Patriots 13
Ravens avenge last season's championship loss to the Patriots thanks to Flacco's superb performance. He threw for 240 yards and three touchdowns propelling the Ravens to the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl XLVII
After facing an uncertain future to start the season, Flacco now found himself one game away from winning the Super Bowl XLVII.
Super Bowl XLVII: Ravens 34 - 49ers 31
Joe Flacco played a flawless game with 287 yards and 3 touchdowns leading the Ravens to their second Super Bowl Championship.
Super Bowl MVP
Flacco finished the playoffs with 11 passing touchdowns and zero interceptions. To cap it all off, he was named Super Bowl MVP.
Flacco decided he would earn his contract on the field this season and he did just that. After leading the team to a Super Bowl Championship, the Ravens signed Flacco to what is reportedly the richest contract in NFL history.