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Can’t-do attitude

(NFL.com Illustration)

(NFL.com Illustration)

“Elite” isn’t the issue. And as Joe Flacco taught us in the first two months of 2013, it never really was.

Sure, prior to Flacco’s flabbergasting run through the post-season, the club of Super Bowl-winning winning QBs had an exclusive membership of just six current NFL signal callers. Those players are of course:

Tom Brady (3 Lombardis)

Ben Roethlisberger (2)

Eli Manning (2)

Aaron Rodgers (1)

Drew Brees (1)

Peyton Manning (1)

Correct me if I’m wrong, but –- regardless how you’d rank those half-dozen names amongst each other –- we can agree they’re the NFL’s six best QBs overall. (I know, I know: you aren’t positive I’m right. Think it through, though, and you’ll realize I am. Go ahead … take your time. I’ll wait.)

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DDFP 124: Flacco 2, Elite 0

(Associated Press)

(Associated Press)

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DDFP 124


Shek and Rank are joined by Around The League heroes @DanHanzus and @MarcSesslerNFL, 12-year-old Baltimore Ravens commentator Cullen Little, and birthday boy Handsome Hank to look ahead to Super Bowl XLVII and break down the conference championship games. Subjects discussed include the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick legacy, where the New England Patriots’ dynasty ranks all time, where Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons go from here, plus, the risk/reward of drafting Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o.

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