The deadline of course is Monday at 4PM ET.
Flacco’s contract was structured so that they’ll have additional cap space to work with, but there’s still a good chance that they’ll lose both OLB Paul Kruger and CB Cary Williams during free agency.
“It’s really practically impossible,” salary-cap expert. “The Ravens wouldn’t be able to tender their restricted free agents and sign Flacco and accommodate a franchise tag. They just don’t have the cap room.”
Baltimore is believed to be focused on re-signing ILB Dannell Ellerbe and S Ed Reed, but we’ll have to see how things play out in the coming days before we have a better idea if it’s actually an option.