Broncos rookie Lock doesn’t begrudge Flacco for his comments

Football 05/16/19, 16:47

Drew Lock doesn't begrudge Joe Flacco for saying that winning games — not mentoring the rookie quarterback — is his top priority."I think if any quarterback's main goal isn't focused on winning games, first off, it's not the quarterback you want on your team," Lock told The Associated Press in ...

Broncos’ Flacco: It’s not my job to groom Lock

Football 05/13/19, 18:54

Joe Flacco says his job description doesn't include grooming his successor, so he suggests rookie Drew Lock sit back and watch him work and ask plenty of questions — of offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello."Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I'm trying to go out there and play ...

Elway bolsters his offense for a change, including QB

Football 04/27/19, 19:44

After entering the offseason scrambling again at quarterback, John Elway emerged from draft weekend set for the present and maybe the future at a position that's been his Frankenstein ever since Peyton Manning retired three years ago. Drew Lock will be Joe Flacco's understudy — providing he can beat out Boise ...

Broncos grab quarterback Drew Lock in Round 2

Football 04/26/19, 21:11

John Elway didn't dare draft another quarterback in the first round. Twenty four hours later, he didn't hesitate to select Missouri's Drew Lock, the QB so many mock drafts had him selecting with the 10th overall pick.Instead, Elway got his man at No. 42."We're very fortunate. We didn't think he ...

Chargers select Delaware S Nasir Adderley in second round

Football 04/26/19, 20:36

The Los Angeles Chargers selected Delaware safety Nasir Adderley with the 60th overall pick in the second round Friday night, giving them someone to pair with Derwin James in the secondary.James made an instant impact last season at strong safety and was an Associated Press All-Pro selection. The Chargers did ...

Denver moves down, selects Iowa tight end Noah Fant

Football 04/25/19, 21:43

John Elway gave Joe Flacco what he wanted Thursday night when the Denver Broncos general manager bypassed a quarterback in the first round of the draft and selected Iowa tight end Noah Fant with the 20th pick.Fant and T.J. Hockenson, selected eighth by the Detroit Lions, became the first tight ...

Fangio, Flacco make their on-field debuts with Broncos

Football 04/17/19, 01:49

Vic Fangio looked comfortable in his baggy sweats, and Joe Flacco looked right at home in his spiffy blue and orange No. 5 jersey when the Denver Broncos held their first on-field workouts under their new head coach and their new quarterback.In an unusual twist, Fangio, who's getting his first ...

Elway insists Flacco is still in his prime at age 34

Football 03/15/19, 13:56

John Elway insists Joe Flacco is at the top of his game at age 34 even though the former Baltimore Ravens quarterback hasn't thrown a pass in the playoffs since 2015."Joe is a perfect fit for us," Elway said at Flacco's introductory news conference Friday. "He's played in a lot ...

source: Broncos trading Keenum to Redskins

Football 03/07/19, 19:29

Case Keenum is on the move again. The Denver Broncos have agreed to trade the veteran quarterback to the Washington Redskins, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday.The teams will also swap 2020 draft picks, with Denver receiving a sixth-rounder and Washington a seventh-rounder, ...

Broncos turn over coach/quarterback duo again

Football 02/13/19, 16:23

In just about every season he's been in charge of football operations in Denver, John Elway has had to address major concerns at one or both of the two most consequential positions in the NFL: head coach and quarterback.This offseason, he made changes at both spots, hiring Vic Fangio and ...

source: Broncos to acquire Joe Flacco from Ravens

Sports 02/13/19, 12:27

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Denver Broncos have agreed to acquire Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco for a fourth-round pick in this year's draft.The person to the AP spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because neither team announced the deal, which was ...

Ravens lose Lamar Jackson’s playoff debut, 23-17 to Chargers

Football 01/06/19, 16:47

Of all the discouraging stats for Lamar Jackson in the rookie sensation's NFL playoff debut, this was probably the worst: At halftime Sunday, his combined total of fumbles and interceptions (three) was higher than his number of completions (two).A day before his 22nd birthday, Baltimore's Jackson became the youngest quarterback ...

Chargers-Ravens in wild card is rematch of late-season game

Sports 01/05/19, 11:32

It's been six years since the Ravens hosted a playoff game, so forgive Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda for forgetting protocol regarding the distribution of tickets."Somebody was asking me if we got tickets during the playoff games, and I couldn't really remember," he said this week. "I was like, 'Uh, ...

Ravens have been here before: Win, and they’re in playoffs

Football 12/24/18, 14:58

After missing the postseason for three straight years, the Baltimore Ravens probably wouldn't complain at all about squeezing into this year's playoffs as a wild card.Entering as AFC North champions is so much better — a scenario that stands as a distinct possibility entering the final weekend of the regular ...

Ravens use running game, defense and ball control to win

Football 12/17/18, 17:03

Using staples from their past — a relentless ground game and a stifling defense — the Baltimore Ravens have put together a hot streak that has them in the middle of the AFC playoff race.The Ravens won a Super Bowl in 2000 when they averaged 137.4 yards rushing per game ...

Bucs’ futile chase of Jackson & playoff berth end in unison

Football 12/16/18, 18:39

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers knew what was coming. They were fully prepared for Baltimore rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson's slippery running style and the Ravens' refurbished rushing attack.Jackson dared the Bucs (5-9) to catch him if they could. They couldn't.Jackson ran for 95 of Baltimore's 242 yards on the ground, and ...

Jackson helps Ravens run past Buccaneers 20-12

Football 12/16/18, 16:07

Rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson picked apart the Tampa Bay defense on a soggy field, running for 95 yards and throwing for 131 to carry the Baltimore Ravens to a 20-12 victory Sunday.Anointed the starter over veteran Joe Flacco earlier in the week, Jackson justified the decision with a riveting performance. ...

Jackson-led Ravens seek to keep rolling vs Buccaneers

Football 12/13/18, 16:42

The last time Tampa Bay faced Baltimore, Joe Flacco threw five touchdown passes within the first 17 minutes to get the Ravens rolling in a 48-17 rout.Flacco will be watching from the sideline Sunday in the rematch of that 2014 blowout. The 2012 Super Bowl MVP lost his starting job ...

Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

Sports 12/12/18, 12:17

Joe Flacco has lost his job as Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career.Flacco is finally healthy after missing the past four games with a right hip injury. The Ravens went 3-1 during his absence under rookie quarterback ...

Jackson sustains ankle injury in OT loss to Chiefs

Football 12/09/18, 19:07

The Kansas City Chiefs finally tracked down Lamar Jackson when it mattered most.After watching the elusive Ravens quarterback scoot all over the field Sunday, Justin Houston and Dee Ford combined on an overtime sack that left Jackson holding his ankle. He then had to watch from the sideline as Robert ...

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