Joe Flacco is directed to the High City mile. The reaction within Broncos Country has been mixed to say the least. However, the majority of the feedback I've seen from VIP subscribers to Mile High Huddle and social media has been negative. Whatever your reaction to the news was that the Denver Broncos have acquired a fourth round Flacco, this article was not necessarily meant to change your mind. However, I would like to give you a perspective and perhaps give you a reason why GM John John Elway pulled the trigger.
Fans have asked me if the Flacco-to-Denver move is a real improvement for the Broncos in quarterback. The case of Keenum arrived last season and lost 1
The advanced analyzes of Keenum were less flattering. Keenum played in Denver like a fivefold starter in his one-year year. do you think Joe Flacco is better than 27 other starting QBs in the NFL? I would say it could give 10 NFL QBs better than Flacco.
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He may not be an "elite", as the old MEME says, but even at age 34, Flacco probably has a top 20 QB in the worst case. After Flacco lost his job in Baltimore (due to injury) and came to Denver, Flacco possibly played with a chip on his shoulder, as he did in 2012 for the Ravens. We will see.
In the meantime, let's take a closer look at what the Broncos are getting in Flacco. Maybe you better understand why Elway pulled the trigger.