Home / Players & Teams / Player Page

Player Page

#5 Joe Flacco, QB    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Probable - Knee
Baltimore Ravens
Height 6' 6"
Weight 245 lbs
Age 31
Birthdate January 16th 1985
College Delaware
Year 2008
Round 1   Pick 18
Season Statistics
2016 Fantasy Points by Week
Last Game
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the QB position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 3 Projections
The Jaguars have more talent on defense than previous versions, but as the first two weeks have shown, the production lacks right now. Like last week, Flacco isn't a must-start, but if in a tough spot he's a nice safety valve and should outperform many other options.
Passsing: 296 Yards, 2 TD, 1 INT.
Rushing: 3 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
Before Flacco went down in Week 10 with a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee, the cannon-armed triggerman quietly was on pace to throw for 4,466 yards and 22 touchdowns in offensive coordinator Marc Trestman's quarterback-friendly scheme with only 37-year-old Steve Smith, Sr. (Achilles' tendon) and Kamar Aiken operating as the top targets. In eight NFL seasons, Flacco's highest finish in the fantasy quarterback ranks was 12th (2010), but he has sneaky top-10 potential thanks to an upgraded and unusually deep receiver corps. The 31-year-old Flacco, Smith, Justin Forsett (broken arm) and 2015 first-rounder Breshad Perriman (knee), who missed his entire rookie year, all return healthy. Aiken and Javorius Allen should build on their solid 2015 campaigns. Free-agent Mike Wallace is only 29 and has a good chance to reestablish himself as one of the NFL's better deep threats as Flacco can throw a great deep ball. The team's decision to sign the still-capable 35-year-old Ben Watson (74 catches in 2015) suggests there are worries about Crockett Gillmore's shoulder and back injuries from last season. Maxx Williams is a candidate for a second-year leap, but Watson will cut into his playing time. If all the pieces fall in place for Flacco, he could rack up some career-best numbers. Draft him as a backup with upside.

Passing: 3867 Yards, 23 TD, 15 INT.
Rushing: 45 Yards, 2 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
Week 1 - Probable - Knee

Average Draft Position (ADP) Tracker