Joe Flacco’s agent wants Drew Brees money for his client. Mike Preston warns that would be a bad decision for the Baltimore Ravens for the very simple and quite logical reason that Flacco is not as good as Brees or the other highest-paid quarterbacks.
By Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun
The Ravens are being smart and very cautious in their negotiations with star quarterback Joe Flacco.
So far, they haven't caved in to the demands of Flacco's agent, Joe Linta, who says Flacco should be paid as much as Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, who are averaging more than $20 million per season.
Linta is still caught up in the euphoria of Flacco's playoff performances and the former Delaware star's Super Bowl Most Valuable Player award.
Flacco isn't a Manning or a Brees, or a Tom Brady, either. In those particular situations, you risk losing other big-name players and pay the quarterbacks astronomical salaries because they are that good.
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