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Basic StatsJoe Flacco's Basic Stats

Joe Flacco
ADP: 37.9
Bye: 14
Experience: 16
Age: 39.3
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 230
40 Time: 4.84

SPARQx (Rank): 91.80 (55%)
Burst Score (Rank): 104.90 (22%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.09 (87%)
Throw Velocity (Rank): 56.00 (61%)

Injury PredictorJoe Flacco's Injury Guide

Very Low Risk

Chance of Injury in 2024

14.7%

% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game

0.9%

1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2024

0.20

Durability

5.00

Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 22, 2015 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Flacco tore his left ACL and MCL late in Week 11. He was placed on IR and missed the rest of the season. He had surgery on December 8.
Dec 16, 2013 NFL Knee MCL Pull Grade 1 Flacco suffered a sprained left MCL but was ready the following week.
Oct 16, 2016 NFL Shoulder Flacco missed a practice with pain in his throwing shoulder but was fine to play in the following week's game.
Jul 26, 2017 NFL Back Vertebral Disc Hernia Flacco missed all of August with a disc issue in his back but was ready for Week 1.
Oct 26, 2017 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1
Nov 4, 2018 NFL Inguinal Hip Sprain Flacco avoided surgery. He returned in a backup role.
Oct 27, 2019 NFL Cervical Spine Disc Hernia Flacco injured his neck during the game vs. Indianapolis but was able to finish the game. He was later placed on IR ending his season

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Amari Cooper, WR CLE

6:52pm EST 12/28/23

Amari Cooper (heel) out vs. Jets

Browns WR Amari Cooper (heel) is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Jets. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported less than an hour ago that Cooper was likely to play, but he reportedly didn't feel good enough in pregame warmups. His absence leaves Elijah Moore, Cedric Tillman, Marquise Goodwin, David Bell, and James Proche as Cleveland's five active WRs. We'd try to avoid the group against the Jets' top-ranked WR defense. TE David Njoku should get a target boost with Cooper out. QB Joe Flacco is no more than a low-end QB2 tonight considering the matchup and Cooper's absence.

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Browns QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson (concussion) is out for this weekend’s game vs. the Rams. The team confirmed on Friday that QB Joe Flacco will start that one. The 38-year-old isn’t a good option at this point of his career – but he should prove to be at least a slight upgrade over Thompson-Robinson and P.J. Walker.

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Browns QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson left to get checked for a concussion after taking a hit to the head in the third quarter of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos. He's been replaced by QB P.J. Walker. We'll pass along an update on Thompson-Robinson when we know more.

Update: Thompson-Robinson has been ruled out with a concussion. That makes him unlikely to play in Week 13. We'll see if Cleveland starts QB P.J. Walker or QB Joe Flacco vs. the Rams.

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The Jets have ruled QB Mike White out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. He went from a full Wednesday practice to limited Thursday and then this, so the rib injury clearly remains a significant issue. He played as though that was the case at Seattle in Week 17. QB Joe Flacco will start, with Zach Wilson backing up, according to Zack Rosenblatt of The Athletic. A healthy Flacco instead of a hurting White is probably better for the fantasy outlook of WR Garrett Wilson and the rest of the Jets' pass-catchers. Check our Week 18 fantasy football rankings to see where everyone sits.

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Jets HC Robert Saleh announced Wednesday that QB Zach Wilson has been medically cleared from the meniscus tear and bone bruise he suffered in his knee in mid-August. Barring a setback this week, Wilson will start Sunday's game vs. the Steelers. He shouldn't be in fantasy lineups, but we'll see what he means for New York's skill-position guys. QB Joe Flacco currently leads the NFL with 155 pass attempts but completed just 59% of them and averaged an ugly 5.8 yards per attempt. Wilson is certainly capable of beating those numbers.

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