• Flacco's wife gives birth hour before kickoff

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Sep 15, 2013
    The wife of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gave birth to the couple's second child about an hour before kickoff of Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's wife gave birth to the couple's second baby, a boy, about an hour before the game. On the day when Joe Flacco 's wife gave birth to his second son an hour before kickoff, the Baltimore Ravens came back to beat the Cleveland Browns , 14-6, because their quarterback remained his calm and composed self. Now that we know that the birth went well and Flacco has a new son, he can go ahead with a clear head – although one would figure he wants to get out of the stadium pretty quickly after the game today. Flacco will play Sunday against Cleveland, the club said. Flacco will play against the Browns, but it had to be a difficult thing for Flacco to wonder what was happening during one of the biggest moments of his life while trying to concentrate on his high-profile job. That said, we’ve got a feeling that plenty of folks will have strong feelings about whether Flacco should have been present for the arrival of his second child, or whether he should be there for his team, especially in light of his $20.1 million average annual compensation.
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      Source: ESPN.com
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