Ravens Trade QB Joe Flacco To Denver Broncos, Industry Sources Say

Heather Diaz
February 13, 2019

The Ravens agreed to trade quarterback Joe Flacco to the Broncos on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN said the trade can not take place until March 13 when the new NFL league year begins.

The two teams are unable to comment about the terms of the deal until March 13th, so we'll know more then what the Ravens got in return for Flacco. Flacco is 34 years old and coming off a season in which he lost his starting job to Lamar Jackson.

Jackson went 6-1 as a starter, and led the Ravens to the AFC North Divisional crown with a 10-6 record.

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Flacco was the starter for most of his 11 seasons with the team before a hip injury sidelined him after nine games this season. Flacco is set to make $18 million in 2019.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported the Broncos will send back a mid-round pick for Flacco.

Flacco was voted the MVP of Super Bowl XLVII in 2012. The Jacksonville Jaguars, Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins are among the teams expected to add new quarterbacks.

In the LIVE breaking NFL video above, Chat Sports NFL analysts Tom Downey and Mitchell Renz (me!) break down the trade, give full details, and discuss what this means for the Broncos, the Ravens, and implications for the 2019 NFL Draft and free agency.

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