• Rules give Ravens a cap advantage on Flacco tag

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 15, 2013
    Per a source with intimate knowledge of the rules that apply, the five highest 2013 cap numbers at the quarterback position become fixed, for Flacco’s purposes, as soon as the Ravens apply the franchise tag to Flacco.  The Ravens eventually must decide whether to apply the non-exclusive franchise tag or the exclusive franchise tag to quarterback Joe Flacco, unless the two sides can work out a new contract. As explained by Albert Breer of NFL Network, the rules give the Ravens a way to soften the cap blow ...
    • Steelers can help ensure Ravens will carry huge cap number for Flacco

      We’ve established over the last two weeks that the Ravens may have to use the exclusive franchise tag on quarterback Joe Flacco, and that to do so would require the Ravens to set aside, under current calculations, $20.464 million in cap space. And while

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