On top of the NFL one season, out the door the next.
The Baltimore Ravens quarterback will receive a $29 million signing bonus and $52 million in guaranteed money.
It's going to be tough to top this buzzer beater just three days into March.
Joe Flacco knows his stature as the highest-paid player in NFL history may not last for long, and he's OK with it.
The Redskins' Alexander and Golston are among several pairs of NFL teammates or former teammates who have ventured together into the business world. Some players pursue it as a hobby. Others hope to maximize their celebrity and disposable income to start building for their lives after football.
Joe Flacco's impeccable timing earned him the richest contract for a quarterback in NFL history. That doesn't mean he's the game's best QB.
Joe Flacco will have a huge contract to go along with his Super Bowl ring.
Terms were not immediately available, but Flacco was expected to get a long-term contract close to the $20 million average salary Drew Brees earns with New Orleans.
The franchise tag for quarterbacks in 2013 will be $14.896 million.